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Consultant Clinical Oncologist with interest in Breast and Gynaecology

Main area
Oncology (Breast/Gynae)
10 PAs per week
Job ref
£77,913 - £105,042 per annum
20/11/2018 23:59

University Hospitals Coventry and Warwickshire is located in the West Midlands and is home to one of the largest teaching hospitals in England. Our mission to Care, Achieve and Innovate is demonstrated in our reputation for innovation, teaching and research and high quality patient care. University Hospital in Coventry is one of the most modern healthcare facilities in Western Europe with £200 million of new medical and research equipment and a hospital that is at the forefront of digital imaging and technology.

We provide general acute hospital services to approximately 500,000 people from Coventry and Rugby and specialist hospital services to over one million people from Coventry, Warwickshire and beyond. The Trust has a revenue budget of approximately £473 million, we employ 5,639 staff, manage 1,380 beds and 32 operating theatres.

The Trust is made up of the following hospitals:
University Hospital Coventry 
Hospital of St Cross – Rugby 

This Consultant Clinical Oncology post is a newly created post which will be based at University Hospital Coventry's (UHCW) Arden Cancer Centre with visiting sessions at South Warwick Hospitals (SWFT) based in the recently opened Cancer Centre at Stratford Upon Avon Hospital.

The principal duties of the post will be to develop and support the Breast and Gynaecology services (including Brachytherapy).

The Arden Cancer Centre based at UHCW is twinned with the Worcestershire Oncology and works in partnership to sustain and develop services. The Arden Cancer Centre and the Worcestershire Oncology Centres currently serve a combined population of approximately 1.4 million people across Coventry, Warwickshire, with North Worcestershire, Redditch, Bromsgrove and Kidderminster. With 9 departmental Linear Accelerators (5 at UHCW & 4 at WHAT), orthovoltage and HDR brachytherapy facilities each trust is fully committed to provide World Class services and facilities.

In addition to a clinically led multidisciplinary QART system, the department benefits from an integrated Electronic Oncology management system (MOSAIQ) which house an e-record, e-scheduling and e-prescribing across Coventry and Warwickshire. Each centre also utilises RayStation for Radiotherapy planning.


Recruiting to Values

To ensure that we provide world-class patient care, UHCW recruits people that can demonstrate the Trust’s Values and Behaviours in their everyday life. Therefore, if you are invited to interview, you will be undertaking a Values Based Interview/Assessment, which explores not only what you do but how and why you do it.

Before applying, we encourage you to review the Trust’s Values and Behaviours Framework and Values Based Recruitment Factsheet which can be accessed on the right side of this page under the job description.

The Supporting Information Section in your application should therefore reflect your understanding of the Trust’s Values and associated Behaviours. You will be expected to provide us with examples from work experience and/or personal life which demonstrate these values through your behaviour.


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If you are invited to attend interview you will be asked to set up an account with the Trac recruitment system in order to confirm your interview time

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Applicant requirements

You must have appropriate UK professional registration.

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

Dr Lydia Fresco - Clinical Director & Clinical lead for Oncology

Via Elaine Moreton (


Robert Spencer - Group Manager

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