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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 03/10/2021.

Consultant Clinical Oncologist

Job Reference: 050-CLINONC-09-21

Betsi Cadwaladr University Local Health Board
Consultant Clinical Oncology
Ysbyty Glan Clwyd, North Wales Cancer Treatment Centre, Bodelwyddan
£82,356 - £106,920 per annum

If you relish a challenge, have a passion to help others or simply fancy a fresh start, then Betsi Cadwaladr University Health Board (BCUHB) North Wales, has all the right ingredients. The largest health organisation in Wales, providing a full range of primary, community, mental health, acute and elective hospital services for a population of around 700,000, across North Wales . Join our team and get the support you need, in line with our Organisational Values and ‘Proud to Lead’ competence framework.

Enjoy being part of working with engaged leadership at all levels, and be assured we are committed to promoting equality and diversity, and are proud to welcome applicants under the “Disability Confident Employer” scheme. We also offer a number of family-friendly benefits, including childcare voucher schemes, work-life balance policies and on-site crèche facilities. Visit our web site

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Consultant Clinical Oncologist

Come and join our team of Oncologists in a beautiful part of the world where we believe in quality patient-centred care and a good work/life balance.

Successful applicants can expect:

  • To work as part of an established friendly, cohesive and enthusiastic team
  • To work in an environment of commitment to excellent patient care and continuing service expansion
  • The option to live in a beautiful location with excellent access to all outdoor leisure pursuits.
  • Excellent road and rail links, with close proximity to Chester, Liverpool and Manchester
  • Access to excellent state and private schools.


We are looking to recruit a Clinical Oncologist who will have the opportunity to subspecialise in lung and urology cancers. However, we will make every effort to accommodate the subspecialty interests of the successful applicants.

Oncology is a regional service, based on the three main North Wales hospitals of Ysbyty Gwynedd, Bangor, Ysbyty Glan Clwyd, Bodelwyddan and Wrexham Maelor Hospital.

This post will be based at the North Wales Cancer Treatment Centre in Ysbyty Glan Clwyd with clinics in Wrexham Maelor Hospital

The post is offered on a full time basis, 37.5 hours per week, 10 session basis.

The North Wales Cancer Centre has a 20 bed in patient ward and day-case chemotherapy unit with facilities for 24 patients simultaneously. There is a radiotherapy department which includes 4 operational Linear Accelerators, using advanced radiation treatment and verification techniques. IMRT and IGRT are used routinely in several tumour subsites. SBRT is under development. It provides a Level 2a/3 Haematology Service.

The Alaw Unit has an 18 bed in-patient ward and day-case chemotherapy unit with facilities for 19 patients simultaneously. In addition it provides Level 2a haematology service with an active peripheral blood stem cell harvesting and transplant service.

The Oncology team consist of 8 Clinical Oncologist and 6 Medical Oncologists, 5 Specialist Registrars, 2 Associate Specialists, 6 Speciality Doctors and 5 Junior Doctors. The Division includes the speciality of Haematology and has a close working relation with Palliative Medicine.

We have an active Research Department recruiting to the national portfolio of radiotherapy and systemic therapy trials. The Health Board has a long history of close collaboration with both Bangor University and Cardiff medical School with ample opportunities to develop interest in academic work, education and leadership roles.

For further details / informal visits contact:

NameDr Claire FullerJob titleClinical Lead for Oncology and Consultant Clinical OncologistEmail addressclaire.fuller2@wales.nhs.ukTelephone number01248 363560 ext 8754Additional contact information

Dr Cath Bale




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