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Senior Clinical Fellow in Clinical Oncology

Job Description

Senior Clinical Fellow in Clinical Oncology

Southampton University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust wishes to appoint a Clinical Fellow in Clinical Oncology based at Southampton General Hospital, joining established multi-disciplinary teams in the provision of specialist care for specific tumour sites.

This is a fixed one-year post for a Senior Trust Fellow who will join the Clinical Oncology team at middle grade [Registrar] level. It will give site-specific and general oncology experience as well as the opportunity to be involved in the management of common oncological emergencies as part of the ‘Registrar of the week’ rota. It is ideally suited to a candidate who has completed MRCP and is considering a career in Clinical Oncology, Medical Oncology or Palliative Medicine.

The out-of hours [twilight weekday rota] and weekend commitment attracts a 1B banding supplement.

For informal discussion please contact Dr Paul Fenton or Dr Sanjay Raj, Consultants in Clinical Oncology on  ( Phone number removed ) .

The successful candidate will join a team of 33 Oncologists (17 clinical oncologists and 16 medical oncologists). Outpatient clinics, day case and inpatient facilities are provided at Southampton General Hospital. The Trust is one of the most research active acute trusts in the UK, and a major research centre for the University of Southampton, hosting a Cancer Research UK Centre and an Experimental Cancer Medicine Centre. All posts offer opportunities for teaching and active participation in clinical research is encouraged.

Applicants will be expected to demonstrate excellent communication skills, to a professional standard, in spoken and written English.

Where equivalent qualifications or experience are being offered, it is essential that candidates should provide confirmation of this from the relevant College or Faculty in the United Kingdom and attach the confirmation to your application.

When applying please remember to include your GMC number in the membership of professional bodies section of the online application form.

All applications must be made online, no paper applications are not accepted.

Job Reference: 188-MT479-MEDICAL

This job will close on or before 2nd November 2016

For further details / informal visits contact:
Dr Catherine Heath, Dr Sanjay Raj or Dr Paul Fenton for Clinical Oncology on  ( Phone number removed ) 

Applicants from UHS NHS Foundation Trust whose posts are considered to be ‘At Risk’ will be given prior consideration for this post

Return to Practice

UHS runs a return to practice course each year for nurses who have been out of the profession and wish to return. To find out more please visit our Trust website for further details.

Please be advised that this vacancy may close earlier than stated if large numbers of applications are received.

Due to the volume of applications, we are unable to acknowledge receipt of your application. If you have not heard from us within four weeks of closing, please presume that you have not been selected for interview.

Car Parking

Application can be made for parking on site at UHS. This will be based on specific criteria to determine eligibility for on site parking as this is very limited. UHS offers a park and ride service and encourages staff to utilise other green methods of getting to work such as cycling or walking where possible. UHS is well connected through bus services to the city centre and areas.

Relocating to Southampton

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Please note that we will not accept any applications or queries via agencies.

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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)

Applications from job seekers who require Tier 2 sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. However, non-EEA candidates may not be appointed to a post if a suitably qualified, experienced and skilled EU/EEA candidate is available to take up the post as the employing body is unlikely, in these circumstances, to satisfy the Resident Labour Market Test. The UK Visas and Immigration department requires employers to complete this test to show that no suitably qualified EEA or EU worker can fill the post. For further information please visit the UK Visas and Immigration website.

UK Registration

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

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