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Consultant Oncologist

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WHOLE TIME / PART TIME CONSULTANT IN CLINICAL ONCOLOGY Ref No: 176-MP64-16 Applications are invited for the post of Consultant Clinical Oncologist to commence January 2017. There will be two new posts that have evolved due to the expansion of services in Peterborough City Hospital (PCH) Oncology Unit following the development of a two linear accelerator service in May 2011 and two are advertised here. This successful department is expanding and a third linear accelerator is to be operational by Spring 2017. The Radiotherapy Department at Peterborough City Hospital has already earned a reputation for being one of the top performing departments in the country. Currently we have state of the art equipment; all our patients receive online Image-Guided Radiotherapy (IGRT) and the latest rotational IMRT techniques are used routinely for all appropriate patients. We are a committed team of Clinical Oncologists, Medical Oncologists, Radiographers and Physicists delivering comprehensive cancer care to our patients. The department has an enthusiastic research team and recruits to National radiotherapy and chemotherapy trials. The Oncology department enjoys close links with the Haematology and Palliative Care services within the Cancer and Diagnostics Directorate. The successful applicants would be expected to specialise according to departmental need but special interests of applicants will be considered and some flexibility may be possible. The sites for the two posts will together with a third already appointed post, cover breast RT, urology, lymphoma RT, colorectal, UGI/HPB and skin cancers and AOS. The post holder will work in collaboration with existing Clinical and Medical Oncology colleagues and Clinical Nurse Specialists and consultant radiographer. The gynaecology brachytherapy service will remain under the care of Addenbrooke’s Hospital. The post holder would be based at PCH where there are many opportunities to be involved in teaching and research. The appointment will be whole time and employed by Peterborough & Stamford Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust. Any consultant 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 in consultation with consultant and managerial colleagues. Candidates for this post should have the following: Entry on GMC Specialist Register; eligible for entry on Register or within six months of receipt of Certificate of Completion of Specialist Training (CCST) at time of interview Possession of FRCR or equivalent and MRCP or equivalent qualifications Peterborough is a pleasant East Anglian city with excellent commuting to all parts of the country, including a 50-minute train service to London. If you would like to discuss the post informally please contact: Ms Juli Hitchborn, Assistant General Manager  ( Phone number removed )  Dr Catherine Jephcott, Clinical Lead Radiotherapy and Associate Clinical Director Cancer Services  ( Phone number removed )  Mrs Paula Brown, Head of Radiotherapy  ( Phone number removed ) . Mr Jamie Fairfoul, Head of Radiotherapy Physics  ( Phone number removed )  For further information about the Trust and local area please access our website Please apply online, quoting the above reference number. If you have any queries regarding the application process, please contact Medical Personnel on  ( Phone number removed ) . Closing Date: Tuesday 8 November 2016 23:59 Interview Date: 14 December 2016 The Trust operates a no-smoking policy. Staffs are not permitted to smoke on the Trust’s premises. We are an equal opportunities employer.


******From 1 August 2013, all employees starting work / transferring roles with Peterborough and Stamford Hospitals will be charged for the cost of a DBS check (currently £50) if it is required.*******

The Trust is an equal opportunities employer. We are committed to flexible working practices and unless otherwise stated this post is open to job-share applications.

One of our main aims is to ensure that the Trust is open to each individual, regardless of culture or background, we offer equal opportunities to all employees, and diversity is something that we encourage and embrace within the workforce. We are committed to building a diverse workforce, which is a reflection of the communities we serves. The aim is for all staff to realise their full potential, in an environment characterised by our Trust values.



At Peterborough & Stamford Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust we not only recruit employees based on their qualifications and experience - we recruit individuals who possess (and are able to demonstrate) the behaviors which underpin the core values of our organisation.

Broadly, these values include such attributes as being dedicated, practicing the highest level of care towards everyone, showing courage and embracing innovation. We can bring those values to life in our everyday tasks by giving a smile; making time for people; challenging ourselves and others, and being open to new ideas.

Can you show us through your application and at interview how you would treat our patients with the compassion, dignity and respect they have a right to expect? Are you able to evidence behaviours that are supportive of your colleagues?

If you believe that you are able to meet these essential requirements, we would be very happy to consider your application.

For a full list of our Values and Behaviours, please read our Behavioral Framework on our website.

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.

Tier 2 Certificate of Sponsorship (formerly a Work Permit)

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