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Consultant Clinical Oncologist

NHS Medical & Dental: Consultant

Main area
NHS Medical & Dental: Consultant
Full time - 10 sessions per week
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Royal Preston Hospital
£84,559 - £114,003 per annum
Salary period
15/12/2021 23:59

Job overview

We are looking for new Consultants to join our expanding team.   You will have a specialist interest in one or more of the following disease sites:- Breast;  Lung; Gynaecology and Urology.

We will be flexible in the specialties offered to potential candidates, as we want you to use your skills, qualities and experience to influence the future direction of our service.

Main duties of the job

The successful applicant will join a large multi-professional team of Consultant Clinical & Medical Oncologists, Clinical Scientists, Therapeutic Radiographers and Nursing Teams. You will be part of an established senior team who are forward thinking and development focused. Oncology Services are based in a purpose built centre at our Royal Preston Hospital site.

Research is actively encouraged and supported in both the central and peripheral sites, broad access to NCRI badged trials exists, support by an efficient research team. Within our Centre for Health Research and Innovation we have a dedicated on site clinical research facility and radiology support.



Working for our organisation

Over the last 20 years, Lancashire Teaching Hospitals Cancer Centre has grown into a national leader delivering high quality radiotherapy and systemic treatment to patients within Lancashire and South Cumbria (Population 1.6m).

Exciting plans are underway to redesign our 28 bedded Oncology Ward with work commencing in April 2020. In addition to this, we are well underway with plans to introduce Brachytherapy for patients across Lancashire & South Cumbria.

Clinical Oncology is exciting, rewarding, and rapidly evolving. Our Oncologists are members of a number of multidisciplinary teams in a variety of clinical settings, who are established, diverse and knowledgeable.

We would love to welcome you into our team and in return we can promise to encourage and support you to develop special areas of interest, expertise and leadership whether that is in research, service development, teaching or other areas of science and healthcare.

Detailed job description and main responsibilities

Please see attached Job Description and Job Specification for more details


Are you the right person for this role?  Well what are you waiting for, Tracey Ellis, Clinical Director is waiting for your call: 01772 524201 or email:

Person specification


Essential criteria
  • Full GMC Registration and Licence to Practice Fellow of the Royal College of Radiologists or Membership of Royal College of Physicians or equivalent qualifications
  • Completion of higher specialist training in Clinical Oncology
  • Entry onto the Specialist Register (or entry expected within 6 months of interview date)
Desirable criteria
  • Higher research or educational degree

Experience and Skills

Essential criteria
  • Trained Clinical Supervisor Wide experience of Oncology practice- including relevant experience in Radiotherapy and chemotherapy Stereotactic radiotherapy experience
Desirable criteria
  • Trained Educational Supervisor


Essential criteria
  • Evidence of Clinical Leadership Evidence of commitment to audit and improving clinical practice/service development
Desirable criteria
  • Formal management training

Research and Development

Essential criteria
  • Evidence of interest in personal development e.g. through research and/or publications Thorough understanding of medical audit. Must have undertaken and completed audit projects.
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Applicant requirements

You must have appropriate UK professional registration.

Applications from job seekers who require sponsorship to work in the United Kingdom (UK) are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. Please note that from January 2021, to work in the UK all candidates who are not UK or Republic of Ireland (RoI) nationals require sponsorship unless you have permission to work via another route. Non UK / RoI candidates wishing to apply can self-assess the likelihood of obtaining a Certificate of Sponsorship here. It is vital that you provide full and accurate details of your current immigration status on the application form. Overseas applicants applying for entry clearance into the UK must present a criminal record certificate from each country they have resided in continuously or cumulatively for 12 months or more in the past 10 years. Guidance can be found here. Not everyone needs a ‘Skilled Worker’ visa. If you are applying for a vacancy in health or adult social care, check if you’re eligible to apply for the Health and Care Worker visa instead. It’s cheaper to apply for and you do not need to pay the annual immigration health surcharge

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 (Amendment) (England and Wales) Order 2020 and it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service.

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Further details / informal visits contact

Tracey Ellis
Job title
Clinical Director
Email address
Telephone number
01772 524201