Consultant in Clinical Oncology - With specialist interest in Gynaeco
|Posting date:||24 August 2019|
|Additional salary information:||£77,913 p.a excl LZ (Pro|
|Closing date:||20 September 2019|
|Location:||Guy's Hospital, London, SE1 9RT|
Guy's and st Thomas' NHS Trust
Consultant in Clinical Oncology
From £77,913 p.a. excl. LZ
Full time - 10 PAs
Due to changes in Clinical Oncology Services, an opportunity has arisen for a Consultant post with specialist interest in Gynaecological Oncology and HDR Brachytherapy. Successful applicants will be motivated individuals with FRCR or equivalent and a wide experience in Clinical Oncology and in particular Gynaecological malignancies (both radiotherapy, including brachytherapy, and chemotherapy). A Research Degree is highly desirable. Experience with HDR brachytherapy treatment of gynaecological cancers is essential. The applicant will be working with a team of consultants in a joint-clinic/MDT setting.
Guy’s & St Thomas’ Trust is part of King’s Health Partners (KHP) which is one of only six Academic Health Science Centres in the UK accredited by the Department of Health, with a vision to achieve excellence in clinical care, research & teaching. KHP is aspiring to transform cancer care in the region with a 5-year strategy underway.
As part of the commitment of the Trust to providing the highest quality of cancer care, the new purpose-built cancer centre on Guy’s campus opened in September 2016 and a new cancer centre at Queen Mary’s Hospital in Sidcup is opened in 2017. The Guy’s Cancer Centre was designed by staff and patients working together and provides state-of-the-art cancer care in a supportive modern environment. The centre includes individual departments (villages): welcome (housing all patient support activities), radiotherapy, chemotherapy and outpatients. The 2 centres are equipped with 8 TrueBeam linacs, 3 CT simulators, 1 PET/CT and a new planning system. The Clinical Oncology Department at Guy’s and St Thomas’ offers a wide range of specialised radiotherapy techniques including IMRT, IGRT, VMAT, 4D-RT, SABR, HDR brachytherapy, LDR seed brachytherapy, TSEBT, TBI and SRS.
Guy’s Cancer Centre is accredited as a comprehensive cancer centre by the Organisation of European Cancer Institutes and a Cancer Research UK centre by CRUK.
You must be fully registered with the GMC/GDC and hold Licence to Practice and be on the Specialist Register, or within six months of attaining your CCT or equivalent at interview stage.
The post-holder will have regular contact with vulnerable adults and/or children (0-18 years) and therefore 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 to check for any previous criminal convictions.
As an organisation, we are committed to developing our services in ways that best suit the needs of our patients. This includes asking certain groups of staff to work more flexibly so that we can offer services to patients in the evenings and at weekends. We regard this flexibility as essential if we are to continue to provide first class patient care in the future. As a result, any offer of employment to a consultant post will be subject to you agreeing to work a new more flexible pattern of working in the future if required and in accordance with the provisions of the new Guy’s and St Thomas’ NHS Foundation Trust consultant contract.
Closing date:20th September 2019 Midnight
AAC date : TBC
For further details / informal visits contact:
For further information or to visit the hospital, please contact Dr Teresa Guerrero Urbano, Radiotherapy Lead, on 020 7188 4225 and/or Dr Anne Rigg, Clinical Director on 020 7185 6723.