WORCESTERSHIRE ACUTE HOSPITAL NHS TRUST
WORCESTERSHIRE ONCOLOGY CENTRE
Specialty Doctor - Oncology
Applicants are invited for the post of Specialty Doctor in Oncology based at the Worcestershire Acute Hospital Trust in the Worcestershire Oncology Centre. The postholder will work as part of a team with Oncologists to assist in the provision of an Acute Oncology service, provide cover for silver Oncology ward and to help with support for the Chemotherapy and radiotherapy service and outpatients clinics. There will also be the opportunity to contribute to teaching, clinical research and audit.
Previous experience in Oncology is essential for this post.
The Worcestershire Oncology Centre opened in early 2015 on the Worcestershire Royal Hospital Site and is now fully functional with state of the art equipment and facilities in radiotherapy. The Department of Oncology is dynamic and forward looking with a friendly, supportive and approachable ethos. It has rapidly expanded and provides specialist cancer care across the three hospital sites that make up this large Acute Trust (Worcester, Redditch & Kidderminster).
Successful candidates will be required to obtain GMC registration within 3 months of an offer being made.
Interested candidates should contact Dr Lisa Capaldi, Consultant Clinical Oncologist and Clinical Lead on 01905 763333 or Mrs Karen McCredie, Directorate Manager on 01905 761424.
Informal visits welcome.
Our purpose is simple - Putting Patients First. We are looking for exceptional colleagues who can help us achieve this.
We’re a large organisation, providing acute services from the Alexandra Hospital (Redditch), Kidderminster Hospital and Treatment Centre and Worcestershire Royal Hospital (Worcester) to a population of over 575,000 people in Worcestershire, as well as caring for patients from surrounding counties and further afield. We also manage a Surgery ward at Evesham Community Hospital.
Our workforce is nearly 6,000 strong, and our caring staff are recognised as providing good and outstanding patient-centred care. You could be one of them.
We are committed to recruiting the best people to work with us to achieve our Vision - working in partnership to provide the best healthcare for our communities, leading and supporting our teams to move 4ward. Our 4ward behaviours, which we ask all staff to demonstrate, underpin our everyday work and remain firmly at the heart of all we do.
It’s an exciting time to join the Trust. In partnership with staff, patients and partners, we are developing of our Clinical Services Strategy which will outline how our services will be organised effectively across our sites into the future. Our Clinical Services Strategy will build on the improvements already put in place in recent years, following the Future of Acute Hospital Services in Worcestershire review which has seen improved outcomes in a number of areas, including maternity and children’s services.
Our objectives are simple:
Best services for local people
Best experience of care and best outcomes for our patients
Best use of resources
If you can help us to achieve these; if your vision matches our vision; and you believe in Putting Patients First, we would love to hear from you!
In return, we commit to investing in our staff to ensure that we retain and develop the right people, with the right skills, who care about and take pride in, putting patients first.
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