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Oncology Recruitment & Jobs in the UK

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Your World Healthcare supply locum and permanent jobs in oncology nationwide. We work hard to be a leading UK oncology recruitment agency and therefore cover a wide range of settings within the NHS and private sector including hospitals, community, care homes and hospices. 

What Does an Oncologist do?

Oncology is the diagnosis and treatment of cancer. Medical professionals who work within this sector are referred to as oncologists but, as with many medical fields, this title is split between a number of specialty roles:

Medical oncologist

A medical oncologist deals with the treatment of cancer via chemotherapy and alternative medical routes should chemotherapy not be a feasible option.

Surgical oncologist

Surgical oncologists deal with any operations required for a cancer patient, including the removal of tumours and any cancerous tissue.

Gynaecologic oncologist

These oncologists treat cancers classed as gynaecologic such as uterine, cervical and ovarian.

Paediatric oncologist

Paediatric oncologists treat cancer in children and teenagers. There are many forms of cancer more prominent in young people including Leukaemia, brain tumours, Ewing’s Sarcoma and Osteosarcoma. Because these are more common in children and teens, an adult who contracts one of these cancers may be better off working with a paediatric oncologist.


This type of oncologist deals with the diagnosis and treatment of blood cancers like Leukaemia, Lymphoma and Myeloma.

Taking On Oncology Jobs

When a patient is diagnosed with cancer, it can be difficult for them to come to terms with. Oncologists therefore play a vital role in the treatment of cancer as it is not only their duty to treat the disease but also to explain everything in detail to the patient and oversee the care given to them.

As with many medical professions, an oncologist role can be mentally challenging particularly in the case of a cancer diagnosis. Before taking on any oncologist job, a candidate should bear in mind that patients will respond differently to a diagnosis and staff must be empathetic and understanding but very clear and to the point in order to accommodate this.

Oncology Jobs with Your World

Your World have established a reputation for oncology recruitment, supplying only the highest quality jobs to fully vetted, experienced candidates. Our specialist team are experts at placing our oncology staff into locum and permanent oncologist positions to NHS and private sector clients nationwide.

Not sure if locum work is right for you? You may be wondering if locum work really is all it’s cracked up to be (but we think it’s great). Here at Your World, both locum and permanent jobs are available so if you’re spoilt for choice, speak to one of our dedicated recruitment consultants who will be happy to advise you. 

Chemotherapy Nurses required in Middlands

Oncology Recruitment & Jobs in the UK Middlands contract Best Rate guaranteed

Your World Healthcare is renowned for providing exceptional Chemotherapy, Haematology and Oncology nurses to both the NHS and Private Hospital sectors across the Middlands

We are currently recruiting highly skilled Chemotherapy, Haematology and Oncology nurses of all grades. Successful applicants will be working within a multidisciplinary team alongside oncologists, cancer specialist doctors, Macmillan nurses and radiologists working together to deliver excellent patient care in addition to giving support to family members.

Ref: YW-l1qj | Posted: 22nd Feb, 2017 | Closing Date: 07th Apr, 2017

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Full-time Chemotherapy Nurses Need, London

Oncology Recruitment & Jobs in the UK London contract Best Rate guaranteed

Your World Healthcare is currently recruiting a Band 6 Full-time Chemotherapy Nurses in London on a contract basis.

Ref: YW-ywqE | Posted: 22nd Feb, 2017 | Closing Date: 31st Mar, 2017

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