Locum Consultant in Medical Oncology Lung & Other Site (Negotiable)
Ninewells Hospital, Dundee

Job reference: 103461

Location: Ninewells Hospital, Dundee

Job closing date: 20/06/2022

Job posted date: 19/05/2022

Salary: Locum Consultant (£87,534 - £116,313)

Employment type: Fixed-term

Job Type: Medical and Dental

Hours of work: 40

Department: Medical Oncology

Employer (NHS Board) : NHS Tayside






Fixed Term 12 months

10 Programmed Activities

Applications are invited for a locum consultant post in Clinical Oncology with an interest in lung to cover a period of sick leave. The successful candidatewill join an expanding team of clinical and medical oncologists working to develop the future Oncology services for NHS Tayside. This is a full time (10PA)post and Extra Programmed Activities may be available on discussion after appointment. Applicants wishing to work part time will be considered.

The successful candidate will join an established and supportive oncology team and there is the potential to scope and negotiate the post to suit your preferences and needs in career developments for example mixing sub-sites along with teaching, quality improvement and academic research.

For more information on what we have to offer please use the link below:


Tayside is a beautiful part of Scotland, with many cultural and leisure activities and an excellent quality of life. Dundee has superb road and rail links with Edinburgh and Glasgow, each only an hour away, and Dundee Airport provides easy access to London.

The Tayside Cancer Centre in Ninewells Hospital consists of a 23 bedded in-patient ward; a chemotherapy day unit; a radiotherapy department radiotherapy and an out-patient department. At Perth Royal Infirmary there is a combined Oncology and Haematology Day Patient Area.

Radiotherapy services deliver specialist treatments including brachytherapy and SABR, and houses three Varian linear accelerators, one Canon Aquillion Wide Bore CT scanner, full mould room facilities, HDR brachytherapy facilities, and Raystation Version 9B treatment planning system.

The University of Dundee Medical School is integrated into the Ninewells Hospitals campus and has an international reputation for excellence in teaching and high impact clinical research. We were ranked 1st in the UK for medicine in the Complete University Guide 2021 and the Guardian University Guide 2021.

Full registration with a licence to practise with the GMC is required. For more information visit www.gmc-uk.org    

If you have trained in the UK you should have evidence of higher specialist training leading to CCT or be within 6 months of confirmed entry on the GMC Specialist Register from date of interview. Alternatively, you should possess a CESR/CESR (CP).    
If you have appropriate specialist training and experience but are not listed on the GMC Specialist Register you can be considered for a Locum Consultant post (up to 12 months).  Whilst in locum employment, you can apply to obtain a CESR / CESR (CP) and enter onto the Specialist Register.

If you are interested please contact Dr Hannah Lord and Dr Emma Brown, our Clinical Leads (Secretary - Audrey Martin 01382 632388) and / or Dr Maureen Lafferty our Clinical Care Group Director (PA - Lynn McKenzie 01382 740448).

Reference Number:   MR.39.22   Jobtrain Reference Number:  103461

Closing date for applications is 20 June 2022 however we are looking to appoint  to the post at the earliest opportunity and therefore encourage you to submit your application as soon as possible with a view to fast tracking applications and arranging interviews as they are received

NHS Tayside is committed to Equality & Diversity and welcomes applicants from all sections of the community


The closing date for this job has now passed.