UHB is one of the largest teaching hospital trusts in England, serving a regional, national, and international population.
Our multiple sites, Birmingham Heartlands Hospital, the Queen Elizabeth Hospital Birmingham, Solihull Hospital and Community Services, Good Hope Hospital in Sutton Coldfield and Birmingham Chest Clinic allow people to be treated as close to home as possible.
We see and treat more than 2.2 million people every year across our sites and our hospitals deliver more babies than anywhere else in Europe.
We are a regional centre for cancer, bone marrow transplants, trauma, renal dialysis, burns and plastics, HIV and AIDS, as well as respiratory conditions like cystic fibrosis; thoracic surgery and have the largest solid organ transplantation programme in Europe.
We provide a series of highly specialist cardiac, liver and neurosurgery services to patients from across the UK.
We are world-renowned for our trauma care and have developed pioneering surgical techniques in the management of ballistic and blast injuries, including bespoke surgical solutions for previously unseen injuries. We are a designated a Level 1 Trauma Centre and host of the UK’s only £20m National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) Surgical Reconstruction and Microbiology Research Centre (SRMRC).
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Applications are invited for a Junior Specialist Doctor (Higher) commencing as soon as possible based within the Directorate of Oncology at University Hospital Birmingham (UHB), for a 6 month fixed term period. This is a full-time post with out-of-hours committments on the SpR rota.
Successful applicants for the post will receive formal training and experience in medical and clinical Oncology, will actively participate in Clinical Research and be expected to attend local and regional SpR Teaching sessions.
For the LAS posts besides offering informal training & experience in Clinical Oncology, the post will also provide the opportunity to participate in trials based clinical practices as well as provide experience in managing radiotherapy patients. The successful LAS candidates may also informally join in the local & regional SPR training activities.
The Regional Medical Oncology establishment presently comprises three Professors, three Senior Lecturers, nine NHS Consultants, and twelve Specialist Registrars. These posts would ideally provide useful experience for a junior doctor who is considering a career in medical or clinical oncology, specifically within the West Midlands SpR Training scheme. There are a variety of tumour sites available in which to train. For information in respect of this, some details of the training scheme are included as background information within this Job Description.
For further information or a discussion about the post please contact:Dr.David Fackrell
Consultant Clinical Oncologist Apply Apply
Please submit an online application, ensuring you attach a copy of your CV.
All posts involving access to persons in receipt of health services will be subject to a DBS (Disclosure and Barring Service) check. However, having a criminal record will not necessarily bar you from working with us; this will depend on the nature of the position and the circumstances of your offences?.
Disabled applicants, in line with our commitment to the Disability Confident Scheme, will be guaranteed an interview where they meet the essential criteria and declare their disabled status. The Trust will accept applications in other formats where applicants have disabilities that require a reasonable adjustment for them to be able to apply for vacancies; consideration in respect of additional time for postage/delivery time etc will be given.
Staff recruited from outside of the NHS will usually be appointed at the bottom of the pay band.
Applications from job seekers who require sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside other applications. However, non-EEA candidates may not be appointed to a post if a suitably qualified, experienced or skilled EU/EEA candidate is available to take up the post as it is unlikely, in