ST3 Medical Oncology Recruitment At A Glance

Welcome to ST3 Medical Oncology Recruitment

Please scroll down the page or click on one of the links below to find out about ST3 Medical Oncology recruitment and training in the North Western Deanery.


Recruitment Information | Recruitment Timetable | Programme Information | Employment Information

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Recruitment Information

Specialty & Level (Type of Work)

ST3 Medical Oncology

Anticipated Number of Vacancies

3 x ST3, 2 x LATs

Fill Rate

See here -


Recruitment Round

Round 2, 2015

Type of Recruitment

National - KSS Deanery

Qualifications & Professional Registration Required

Click here for the 2015 person specifications
Eligibility Criteria Click here for details.

Anticipated Start Date

August 2015

Competition Ratios

See here

Contact Us

Pennine Recruitment Helpdesk 0161 604 5553

Application Process


Online Recruitment Portal

Provisional Recruitment Timetable



Advert appears

Wednesday 11th February 2015 

Apply from

From 10am UK time on Tuesday 17th February 2015 

Closing Date

At 4pm UK time on Wednesday 11th March 2015 



Invitations to Interview expected

 March, April or May 2015 depending on interview date(s)

Interview Date(s)

Between 23rd March and 13th May 2015 

Interview Location

 Refer to lead recruiter’s website

What to bring to interview

 Refer to lead recruiter’s website

Travel Expense Claim Forms

 Expenses should be claimed from the lead recruiter.

Offers from

 By no later than Thursday 14th May 2015

Programme Information

Programme Details

Click here for Programme details. The Royal College's Curriculum can be accessed here.

Role Description (or Job Description if available)

Will be provided in due course.

Training Locations

The main base for the Medical Oncology training programme in the North Western Deanery is The Christie Hospital, Manchester with rotations to the Royal Preston Hospital and Royal Lancaster Hospital as well as external clinics in other locations.

Sector Guide for ST3 Medical Oncology

or see map

Anticipated Duration of Programme

Usually 5 years

Anticipated Outcome of Programme (subject to satisfactory progression)


LAT (Locum Appointment for Training): A period of training in the above specialty

See Gold Guide for further information

Expected Rotation Information

In the course of training, trainees tend to spend 6 months at both Royal Preston Hospital and Royal Lancaster Infirmary and the remainder of the time at The Christie.

Sample Rotation

See above

GMC Trainees' Survey link

2011 Medical Oncology Trainees in the North Western Deanery

Employment Information


Pennine Acute Hospitals NHS Trust

Salary Scale / Basic Pay

Refer to latest NHS Employers' M&D Pay Circular (Specialty Registrar - Full)

National Terms & Conditions

Junior Doctors' Terms & Conditions of Service

Travel and relocation expenses policy

Refer to paragraphs 277 - 308 in the Junior Doctors' Terms & Conditions of Service.

For Relocation Expenses, also see Pennine Lead Employer Policies' page

Other Policies & Guidance

Click here for Lead Employer policies

Click here for Deanery policies.

Last reviewed: 3rd March 2015


Training Locations (as at August 2013)

Please note that in addition to the sites listed below, you may be expected to attend external clinics at other locations.

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