Specialty Registrar in Oncology

£51,017 - £58,398 (+ enhancements)

This is a perfect opportunity for someone hoping to build on their NHS Oncology experience or an overseas trained doctor stepping into their first NHS Oncology role. You will be assigned an educational supervisor who will closely support you with relevant and appropriate academic qualifications. The clinical duties will give you a wide exposure to solid-site malignancies in 6-month rotations, as well as optional protected radiotherapy planning time should you wish to develop as a Clinical Oncologist. You will work together with Consultants and trainees in a friendly and close-knit multidisciplinary team. It will be a standard 10PA = 40-hour p/w job plan with the following key responsibilities:

  • Attending Oncology clinics
  • Caring for oncology in-patients with consultant supervised ward-rounds
  • Radiotherapy planning time
  • Teaching and training junior colleagues
  • Caring for patients with new diagnosis of cancer and cancer complications
  • Supervising the Acute Oncology Team
  • Participating in clinical trials in all tumour site-sites
  • Supporting the Oncology Day Unit
  • Attending MDT meetings
  • Getting involved in clinical audit and quality improvement projects
  • Participating in the on-call rota

Key Details

  • Salary: £51,017 - £58,398 (+ out-of-hours enhancements)
  • Location: South East
  • Duration: Permanent

Cancer Centre

This is an opportunity to join one of the largest acute University Hospital trusts in the country, which is home to a bespoke Oncology centre with a well-staffed multidisciplinary team. The Trust has an overall CQC rating of ‘Good’ and they have an excellent track-record of onboarding overseas trained doctors and developing them in their NHS career via the CESR pathway. There is a large SACT service and a wide range of radiotherapy techniques including Varian TrueBean linacs, Toshiba CT simulator, IMRT, IGRT, VMAT, 4D-RT, HDR brachytherapy, LDR seed brachytherapy.


  • It is a vibrant city and a popular tourist destination due to its proximity to the coast as well as areas of natural beauty.
  • There are excellent transport links locally and nationally (direct train to London) and an international airport nearby
  • The cost of living is amongst the lowest compared with other cities in the South
  • There are top Universities nearby and many schools rated ‘outstanding’ by Ofsted
  • There is an international community and the area is very family-friendly

The Requirements

  • Full GMC Registration (essential)
  • Minimum 3 years specialty specific experience in Oncology (essential)
  • Full MRCP (UK), FRCR (UK) or equivalent post-graduate qualification (desirable)

 How BDI Resourcing can support

Once you apply for your next Oncology role with BDI Resourcing, we can offer you full support with our specialist oncology recruitment team who will assist you with:

  • CV Preparation using our recognised bespoke guidance
  • Application support with expert knowledge of specialisms, NHS, and local support
  • Video based Interview Preparation using specific example questions according to job role
  • Contract and offer negotiations for salary, relocation packages, tenure and more

Once you have accepted your new Specialty Registrar in Oncology role, you’ll then be allocated one of our dedicated relocation executives who will guide you every step of the way to starting to your new Oncology role in the NHS including:

  • Document gathering and checking
  • COS and Visa Application support if applicable
  • Short- and long-term accommodation sourcing
  • Travel Arrangements
  • Family support for finding schools and any other aspects of pastoral care

How to apply

If you wish to apply for this vacancy or if you would like to discuss your search for work and seek advice on other available posts then please send a copy of your most recent CV to apply@bdiresourcing.com and one of the expert oncology team will be in touch to discuss your options.

We look forward to hearing from you and wish you all the best with your job search!



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