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Locum Consultant in Paediatric Oncology

Job Reference: 425-A-21-52192

Sheffield Children's NHS Foundation Trust
£82,096 - £110,683 per annum


Royal College Approved

Locum Consultant in Paediatric Oncology

Applications are invited for the post of locum consultant in paediatric oncology based at Sheffield Children's NHS Foundation Trust. This exciting opportunity has arisen to cover a period of secondment. The post is for an initial 12 month period with the possibility of an extension.

We are looking for a highly committed and motivated individual to join our team of three oncologists and four haematologists in providing a tertiary malignant service for South Yorkshire and North East Lincolnshire.

We are a primary treatment centre for all childhood malignancies including solid tumours, neuro-oncology and haematological malignancies. Our service includes a regional paediatric haemopoietic stem cell transplant programme with JACIE and HTA accreditation

This is a full-time (10PA) post. Any applicant who is unable for personal reasons to work full-time will be eligible to be considered for the post; if such a person is appointed, modification of the job content will be discussed on a personal basis with the Trust in consultation with consultant colleagues.

Applicants should possess, or be within 6 months of receiving, a CCT in paediatrics or paediatric oncology at the time of appointment or show evidence of its equivalent if not UK trained, by the date of interview and have adequate experience as described in the person specification.

Sheffield Children’s NHS Foundation Trust is one of only four dedicated children’s hospital trusts in the UK providing integrated, highly specialist healthcare for children and young people in Sheffield, South Yorkshire and beyond. The trust is committed to being a leader in the field of training and research in children’s healthcare and we continue to deliver a strong portfolio of research.

Sheffield is one of the largest cities in England yet is just a few miles away from the Peak District National Park renowned for its beautiful scenery, picturesque villages and abundance of outdoor activities.

Interested applicants are encouraged to contact us to discuss further and/or to arrange a visit:


Dr Dan Yeomanson, consultant oncologist and Deputy Clinical Director –

Dr Vicki Lee, consultant oncologist and haematology/oncology team lead

Dr Anna Jenkins, consultant oncologist

Dr Katharine Patrick, consultant haematologist and lead for HSCT



All communication throughout the application process will be via e-mail therefore please check your e-mail account and NHS Jobs account regularly. References are also requested by email (where possible). Therefore, to speed up the recruitment process please provide an email address for all referees when completing your application form.

The Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. If a DBS check is required for the post you are applying for any offer of employment will be provisional on a satisfactory DBS check being obtained.

In line with other NHS Organisations in the Yorkshire and Humber Region a successful candidate appointed into a post within this Trust will be required to pay the DBS check fee (£45). This is customarily payable over 4 months as a salary deduction once employed by the Trust. If you receive a conditional offer letter, complete your DBS application and later withdraw from the recruitment process, an invoice will be raised via the Trust's finance department to recoup the outlay.

Sheffield Children’s NHS Foundation Trust in accordance with the Equal Opportunities policy is committed to treating all individuals equally irrespective of age, race, social background, gender, sexual preference, colour, disability, nationality, ethnic origin, marital status, religion or trade union membership.

Sheffield Children's NHS Foundation Trust reserves the right to close vacancies earlier than originally stated, if sufficient applications are received.

Please note that Sheffield Children's NHS Foundation Trust do not reimburse any incurred interview expenses.

Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) Check

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order (as amended) and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) to check for any previous criminal convictions.

Tier 2 Certificate of Sponsorship

Applications from job seekers who require current Tier 2/skilled worker sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. 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, have had to 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) are also subject to this requirement.

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UK Registration

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