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Consultant in Clinical Oncology - Breast & Melanoma

Job Reference: 190-STH-18-13

Sheffield Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
Clinical Oncology
YC72 (£76,761 - £103,490 per annum)

Sheffield Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

Directorate of Specialised Cancers Services


Sheffield Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust is one of the UK’s busiest and most successful NHS foundation trusts. We are looking to appoint full or part-time:

  • Consultant Clinical Oncologists – With a Special Interest in the management of Breast Cancer and Malignant Melanoma

This is a new full time (10 PA) Consultant Clinical Oncology post designed to provide input into the Breast Cancer teams in the Barnsley and Rotherham localities. The post holder will be the lead Oncologist in one of the localities. The post holder will also join the Malignant Melanoma team and be expected to provide Acute Oncology sessions in Sheffield.

We are an internationally recognised centre of excellence for cancer care and research with the Weston Park Cancer Centre being one of only four dedicated cancer hospitals in England. With a world-leading reputation, patients travel from all across the country and further afield in order to receive the specialist treatments and care for which Weston Park is renowned.

Our patients and their families are our number one priority and we are proud to offer the whole spectrum of cancer care at our hospital: Opportunities to be involved in pioneering research and trials; Radiotherapy and chemotherapy care provided using state of the art technology, taking place in the only radiotherapy department in the region; information and support offered to our patients and their families in the purpose built Cancer Information and Support Centre.

  • Sheffield has obtained £60 million for cancer-related research over the last five years
  • We are proud to be in the top 20% of NHS Trusts for patient satisfaction
  • Our staff have rated us as one of the top 20 NHS Trusts to work for
  • Recognised SABR centre for primary lung cancer and oligometastases

Sheffield is England’s fourth-largest city, with a population of over half a million. We have a wealth of facilities you would expect to find in a major city, yet maintain a welcoming and accessible feel. We are a friendly city with a prosperous economy and relatively low cost of living, all of which makes for an excellent quality of life.

We anticipate further posts in other clinical teams and therefore encourage applicants to contact us for further discussion as, were these additional posts approved prior to the interview date, shortlisted candidates would be considered.

Informal visits are encouraged and should be arranged through Dr Patricia Fisher, Clinical Director for Specialised Cancer Services via email

The successful candidates must have completed Specialist Training (or equivalent) and be entered on the Specialist Register of the GMC, or have a CCT date within 6 months of the interview. You will also be required to hold a valid licence to practice in line with the introduction of revalidation on 16 November 2009. For further information please visit the GMC Website and click on the Registration and Licensing link.

Non-UK/EEA applicants should ensure they are aware of the recent changes to the Immigration rules. For further information on how this may affect your application visit the Borders and Immigration website.

If you experience problems applying via NHS jobs please contact Medical HR Department, telephone (0114) 2713487 quoting reference STH/18/13

Closing Date: 04 March 2018

BMJ : 03 February 2018

Sheffield Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust promotes Equality of opportunity and Diversity within the workplace.

Disclosure and Barring Service Check

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) to check for any previous criminal convictions.

Tier 2 Certificate of Sponsorship

Applications from job seekers who require Tier 2 sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. However, non-EEA candidates may not be appointed to a post if a suitably qualified, experienced and skilled EU/EEA candidate is available to take up the post as the employing body is unlikely, in these circumstances, to satisfy the Resident Labour Market Test. The UK Visas and Immigration department requires employers to complete this test to show that no suitably qualified EEA or EU worker can fill the post. For further information please visit the UK Visas and Immigration website.

From 6 April 2017, Tier 2 skilled worker applicants, applying for entry clearance into the UK, must present a criminal record certificate from each country they have resided continuously or cumulatively for 12 months or more in the past 10 years. Adult dependants (over 18 years old) will also be subject to this requirement.

Guidance can be found here Criminal Records Checks For Overseas Applicants

UK Registration

Applicants must have current UK professional registration. For further information please see applying from overseas.

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