Locum Full Time Consultant in Medical Oncology

Publication date: 8 March 2017

Job description

Locum Full Time Consultant in Medical Oncology
Specialist interests in Melanoma, Sarcoma and TYA cancer

Ref: 298-MED-1705
This is a 10 PA locum appointment for a Consultant Medical Oncologist, with special interests in Melanoma, Sarcoma and TYA cancers. The post will be appointed for up to 6 months, in the first instance.

This post will deliver 10 PAs supporting out-patient care for melanoma and sarcoma, as well as a role in-patient ward attending team within the Melanoma/ Sarcoma/ Germ Cell and TYA cancer teams, and a place on the Medical Oncology Acute Oncology on call rota. The successful applicant will be part of the Medical Oncology Melanoma and Sarcoma team (Dr Maria Marples and Dr Daniel Stark).

The post will be based at The Bexley Wing, Leeds Cancer Centre. The Leeds Cancer Centre is one of the most prestigious oncology developments in the UK, providing an ideal infrastructure for high quality multidisciplinary cancer services and ensuring the best outcomes for the catchment population of West Yorkshire and the Yorkshire Cancer Network.

The successful applicant should possess MRCP (or equivalent) and should be included on the Specialist Register for Medical Oncology or within 6 months of CCT at the time of interview, if currently within a training programme within the UK. In accordance with the consultant appointment regulations, all other categories of doctors must be on the Specialist Register.

Applicants should have established skills in all aspects of medical oncology. Excellent communication and team working skills, a strong commitment to teaching and service development are essential.

How to apply

Please submit all applications via www.jobs.nhs.uk

Consideration will be given to applicants who wish to work full or part time and those wishing to job share. Prospective applicants are encouraged to visit the hospital, which can be arranged through contact with Pamela Ede ( pamela.ede@nhs.net) who will forward interest to Dr Daniel Swinson, Lead Clinician for Medical Oncology, Dr Daniel Stark and Dr Maria Marples.


Leeds Cancer Centre
Bexley Wing, St James's Hospital
Beckett Street
Leeds, Yorkshire, LS9 7TF

Closing deadline

Deadline for applications: 21 April 2017

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