Consultant Clinical Oncologist

Wirral, Merseyside, England
Full time
Job level
Qualified (non-manager)
11 Oct 2019
10 Nov 2019

Job Description

Consultant Clinical Oncologists and Clinical Director
Post 1 - Gynaecology and Breast
Post 2 - Head and Neck and Lung
Post 3 - Clinical Director plus clinical duties to be determined with post holder
The Clatterbridge Cancer Centre is one of the largest networked cancer centres in the UK providing specialist cancer care to a population of 2.3 m in Merseyside, Cheshire, the North West and the Isle of Man. We are a tertiary cancer centre and provide non-surgical cancer care for solid tumours and haematological malignancies
We combine high quality clinical services, research and academic excellence to develop innovative therapies, whilst providing the very highest quality, specialist care for patients. Our R&D strategy has been developed in partnership with the University of Liverpool.
Our main site is currently on the Clatterbridge health park in Wirral. We are building a new world class, 11-floor Specialist Cancer Centre in the heart of Liverpool opening in 2020. The new cancer hospital will provide highly-specialised cancer care for patients with haematological malignancies and solid tumours
Although Clatterbridge Cancer Centre - Liverpool will become our main base, we will continue to provide services at our current site in Wirral and at our satellite radiotherapy unit on the Aintree Hospital site in Liverpool. The radiotherapy service will comprise 11 modern linacs across the three sites providing a comprehensive range of treatments including intra-cranial SRS, SABR, and image guided brachytherapy. We were the first clinical proton facility in the UK and have been treating eye tumours with low-energy protons since 1990.
Post 1 will work with the existing Gynaecological oncology team alongside the surgical team at The Liverpool Women's Hospital and with the existing breast team as part of the MDT at Wirral University Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust
Post 2 will work with the existing Head and Neck team as part of the MDT at Aintree University Hospital Trusts and with the existing lung oncology team at Warrington and Whiston Hospitals as part of the eastern sector lung MDT's.
Clinical Director for Radiation Services
The Radiation Services Directorate consists of Radiotherapy, Physics, Diagnostic Imaging, Clinical Oncologists and Radiologists. The Clinical Director (CD) role provides leadership and medical management to the directorate working alongside the General Manager, Head of Physics and Clinical Director for Imaging. The Trust has 4 clinical directorates; Radiation Services, Chemotherapy Services, Haemato-Oncology and Integrated Care. The CD works with the other directorate CD's as part of the Senior Leadership Team of the Trust.
We are looking for someone with experience as a CD or management experience who is interested in taking the Trust through the planned expansion into Liverpool in 2020 and on-going development of services. The role has 3-4 PA's allocated and the remainder of the job plan would be developed depending on the site interest of the individual.
Clatterbridge Cancer Centre NHS Foundation Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.
The Trust takes an active responsibility for ensuring systems, policies and processes are in place to safeguard Children, young people and Adults, supporting the national and local agenda around safeguarding, including local arrangements for the protection of children young person and adults at risk.
For further details / informal visits contact:
For further details / informal visits on this role contact:
Dr Sheena Khanduri, Medical Director Apply,
Dr Caroline Brammer, Interim Clinical Director for Radiation Services, Apply,
Julie Massey, General Manager for Radiation Services, Apply,
Joan Spencer, Interim Director of Operations, Apply

Ref: 19075CLIB

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