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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 21/01/2021.

Trust Grade Specialty Registrar Oncology

Job Reference: 265-2639501-A

Northampton General Hospital NHS Trust
Northampton General Hospital, Northampton
£49,036 Plus opportunity for additional bank shift

At Northampton General Hospital we provide general acute services and hyper-acute stroke, vascular and renal services to people living in Northamptonshire. As well as this we are an accredited cancer centre and provide cancer services to a wider population of Northamptonshire and parts of Buckinghamshire.

We are proud to be the first hospital in the UK to have obtained Pathway to Excellence® designated accreditation from the American nurses credentialing centre (ANCC).

We celebrate staff achievements and value the importance of working as one big team. That’s why we talk about TeamNGH. It’s all about working together to provide the best possible care for our patients and supporting each other to grow and develop our skills. We are driven to helping you to be the best you can be.

Apply today and join the largest family in Northamptonshire.

Applicants are invited to apply immediately for a permanent full-time Trust Grade Medical/Clinical Oncology Specialist Registrar post based at Northampton General Hospital NHS Trust. The Trust also provide Oncology services to Kettering General Hospital, some cross site travel will be required.


The post is suitable for a doctor with full GMC registration and an MRCP qualification or equivalent and desirable experience in cancer treatment and required to have knowledge of management of oncological emergencies. The precise duties will vary according to the seniority and previous experience of the appointee.


Candidates will be expected to carry out 3-4 clinics a week, cover the oncology emergency assessment bay, oncology wards, chemotherapy suite, review on-treatment radiotherapy patients and participate in covering the on-call rota alongside current Specialist Registrars within the department (on-call supplement applies).


Educational opportunities, equivalent to those afforded to doctors participating in recognised training schemes will be provided. We are keen to encourage applications from candidates who have already chosen to train in Oncology and are wishing to further develop their skills.


Candidates are highly recommended to call the department to discuss their application and are invited to contact Dr Tahir Mehmood, email;

For further details / informal visits contact:

NameTahir MehmoodJob titleSpecialty DoctorEmail addresstahir.mehmood@ngh.nhs.ukAdditional contact information

Cassie Grinter - Tel: 01604 545182


To deliver best possible care for our patients:

  • We put patient safety above all else

  • We aspire to excellence

  • We reflect, we learn, we improve

  • We respect and support each other


To apply for this post, scroll down to the bottom of this page and select “apply on line”.

In submitting an application form, you authorise Northampton General Hospital to confirm any previous NHS service details via the Electronic Staff Record Inter Authority Transfer process should you be appointed to the post.

Due to the high number of applications received we are unable to respond to each application individually. If you have not been contacted within 4 weeks of the closing date you have been unsuccessful in this application.

For further information on nursing, apprenticeships, A&E or any other departments please visit our specific website or pages that are indicated on the right hand side of this advert.

Northampton General Hospital NHS Trust recognises that staff of differing backgrounds and life experiences enrich our workforce and bring different skills and knowledge. We therefore encourage and welcome applications for our vacancies from all candidates regardless of age, disability, gender reassignment, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief, sex or sexual orientation.


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.

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