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Haematology and Oncology
Guy’s & St Thomas’ NHS Foundation Trust or Trust Wide
Locum Consultant in Clinical Oncology
From £76,761 p.a excl. LZ
Full Time – 10 PAs
Fixed term-1 Year
Guy’s and St. Thomas’ NHS Foundation Trust is made up of two of London’s best known teaching hospitals and employs over 13,650 staff and have over 2 million patient contacts a year. Our annual turnover is now £1.3 billion.
Due to a recent changes in Clinical Oncology Services across the South East of England, an opportunity has arisen for a joint Consultant post with specialist interest in Head and Neck and Skin Cancer cancers to work across Guy’s and St Thomas’ NHS Trust and Maidstone & Tunbridge Wells NHS Trust. Successful applicants will be motivated individuals with FRCR or equivalent and a wide experience in Clinical Oncology and in particular Head and Neck and Skin malignancies (Non Melanomatous Skin Cancer- NMSC) (both radiotherapy & chemotherapy). A Research Degree is highly desirable. The applicant will be working with a team of consultants in a joint-clinic/MDT setting across both Trusts.
This post has been designed specifically to develop and strengthen the links across both Trusts Head and Neck Cancer Units and will provide a service to patients from South East London and the Kent Oncology Centre, based at Canterbury, principally to patients from the East Kent Hospitals Trust. In addition, the post will provide a service to patients with NMSC from Guy’s and St Thomas’ Hospitals. A key responsibility of the successful candidate will be to build on existing links with Cancer Studies, the Cancer Imaging Centre and the Translational Oncology Research Group as well as contributing to the GSTT Academic Radiotherapy Strategy. It is anticipated that the post holder will lead and deliver commercial and non-commercial clinical research, which is eligible for the National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) Comprehensive Local Research Network (CLRN) portfolio. Successful applicants will have, in addition to their academic credentials, FRCR or equivalent and a wide experience in Clinical Oncology and in particular Prostate Cancer (both radiotherapy & chemotherapy). 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 planned to open in early 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.
For further information or to visit the hospital, please contact Dr Teresa Guerrero Urbano, Radiotherapy Lead at GSTT, on Apply
and/or Dr Sharon Beesley, Consultant Clinical Oncologists at M&TW.
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 postholder 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 previou