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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 26/02/2020.

Locum Consultant Medical Oncologist with a special interest in Lung a

Job Reference: 390-D&T-1156

Employer:
Southend University Hospital NHS Foundation Trust
Department:
Medical Oncology
Location:
Mid Essex Hospital, Westcliff on Sea
Salary:
£79,860 - £107,668 per annum

Mid and South Essex health and social care organisations serve a population of around 1.2 million people. Within the health system currently, there are three acute hospitals trusts including Basildon & Thurrock University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, Mid Essex Hospitals NHS Trust and Southend University Hospital NHS Foundation Trust with a combined income of c£945 million. Recognising that greater collaboration across this part of Essex is required to solve long standing financial, quality and operational challenges, agreement was reached in a number of stages since 2017 to work in an increasingly collaborative way between the Trusts to undertake the reconfiguration of clinical services, supported by an "in common" governance and leadership structure. Since early 2017 we have benefitted from a single executive team across the three organisations. Since January 2019, all of our Trust Boards and our committees meet "in common" only as a matter of course.

In January 2018, the Trust Boards with support from commissioners and from our regulators including NHS Improvement, to pursue a merger of the three organisations. Subject to regulatory approval, we will merge in April 2020 to become Mid & South Essex University Hospitals – a new single organisation, having university teaching and NHS foundation trust status. The new organisation presents an ideal opportunity for you to take a leading and influential role both internally and externally within a health and social care system

Here at Southend University Hospital we strive to provide high quality care for every patient, every time.

We would be nothing without our staff. So it goes without saying that when it comes to recruiting new team members, we're looking for the best. We encourage staff to be innovative, to challenge the "as is" and to always put patients first.

We want staff who will live our trust values every day.

Care with compassion, Working together, Professional and accountable


Applicants are invited to apply for the post of a Locum Consultant Medical Oncologist with a special interest in Lung and Urology tumour sites at Southend University NHS Foundation Trust.

Recent strategic developments across the Mid and South Essex Hospital Group has seen the creation of a single integrated medical team for Oncology working across the three acute trusts in the area. This post will be based at Mid Essex Hospital in Chelmsford. The vision for this larger single team will facilitate cross cover, support increased sub specialisation and facilitate individual job plans in line with Royal College Guidance on tumour site cover.

The Oncology Team provides the Oncology Service for South Essex covering Basildon, Broomfield and Southend Hospitals and Southend University Hospital is the Cancer Centre for the Region and the lead employer for cancer services.

For further details / informal visits contact:

For further details / informal visits contact:
Dr Imtiaz Ahmed, Oncology Clinical Lead on 01702 435555 ext. 6731

 




The three NHS trusts within the Mid and South Essex University Hospitals Group (“the Group”) are planning to formally merge on 1st April 2020.

Whilst your application may be for a position at one of the three Trusts within the Group, in the event that the merger takes place and you are employed on or after 1st April 2020, your employment will transfer into the Group under the protection of the Transfer of Undertakings (Protection of Employment) Regulations also known as TUPE.

Your contractual employment rights will be unaffected by this transfer.


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.


UK Registration

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



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