Current vacancies at the Trust

Locum Consultant in Clinical Oncology with Specialist Interest in GI and Skin Cancer

Locum Consultant

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Clinical Oncology with specialist Interest in GI and Skin Cancer
Locum Consultant
Fixed Term - 12 months
Full Time - 10 PAs
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Guy's and St Thomas' NHS Foundation Trust
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Guy’s & St Thomas' Hospital
From £76,761 p.a excl. of LZ
15/04/2018 23:59

Join us and become part of the most engaged workforce of any NHS trust in England, according to the latest national NHS Staff Survey results – for the second year running.

You will be joining a dynamic and forward-looking organisation in the heart of the capital where you can develop your career and broaden your horizons.

We think you will enjoy working for us but you don’t have to take our word for it – 79% of staff who took part in the latest national NHS Staff Survey would recommend Guy’s and St Thomas’ as a place to work.

Haematology, Oncology and Cellular Pathology
Guy’s & St Thomas’ NHS Foundation Trust or Trust Wide
Locum Consultant in Clinical Oncology with Special interest in GI and Skin Oncology

From £76,761 p.a excl. LZ 
Full Time – 10 PAs 
Fixed Term post for a minimum of 12 Month

Cancer services in Guy’s and St Thomas’ NHS Foundation Trust are undergoing a major transformation programme to improve the quality of care and patient experience. The programme includes a new cancer centre housing ambulatory cancer services which opened in 2016 and a new cancer treatment centre at Queen Mary’s Hospital Sidcup (QMS) which opened in May 2017. Clinical pathways are being revised to optimize patient care. This post is available to support the current GI team at QEH (Queen Elizabeth Hospital) which is part of Lewisham and Greenwich NHS Trust, and the skin team at GSTT (Guy’s and St Thomas’ Hospital).

Successful applicants will be motivated individuals with FRCR or equivalent and a wide experience in Clinical Oncology and in particular Lower GI and Skin malignancies (both chemotherapy & radiotherapy). This position will provide unique experience in a busy skin lymphoma unit. A Research Degree is highly desirable. The applicant will be working with a team of consultants in a joint-clinic/MDT setting. The post includes melanoma and skin lymphoma specialist MDMs and clinics at GSTT with access to a well-developed clinical trial unit. The post holder will also have lower GI and skin clinics and MDT meetings at QEH.

We are looking for a motivated clinician with interest in GI and skin cancer and service development. The clinical part of the post will be working closely with Dr Stephen Morris at GSTT and Dr Julien De Naurois at QEH.

Guy’s & St Thomas’ Trust is part of King’s Health Partners (KHP) which is one of only six Academic Health Science Centers 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 opened in May 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 centers 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 specialized 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.

You must be fully registered with the GMC/GDC and hold License 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 previous criminal convictions.

As an organization, we are committed to developing our services in ways that best suit the needs of our patients.  This includes asking certain groups of staff to work more flexibly so that we can offer services to patients in the evenings and at weekends.  We regard this flexibility as essential if we are to continue to provide first class patient care in the future.  As a result, any offer of employment to a consultant post will be subject to you agreeing to work a new more flexible pattern of working in the future if required and in accordance with the provisions of the new Guy’s and St Thomas’ NHS Foundation Trust consultant contract.

For further information and to apply please visit our website quoting reference number :LCON376

Closing date: 15/04/2018, midnight


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Applicant requirements

You must have appropriate UK professional registration.

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. UK Visas and Immigration (UKVI) 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 UKVI website. From 6 April 2017, Tier 2 skilled worker applicants, applying for entry clearance into the UK, must present a criminal record certificate from each country they have resided continuously or cumulatively for 12 months or more in the past 10 years. Adult dependants (over 18 years old) will also be subject to this requirement. Guidance can be found here Criminal Records Checks for Overseas Applicants.

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service.

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Further details / informal visits contact

For further information or to visit the hospital, please contact Dr Teresa Guerrero Urbano, Radiotherapy Lead, on 020 7188 4225 and/or Dr Asad Qureshi, Consultant Clinical Oncologists on 020 7188 1447

The main telephone number for recruitment is 0207 188 1700.

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