Clinical Scientist (State Registered in Genetics)

Band 7

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Genomic Diagnostics Laboratory
Band 7
37.5 hours per week
Job ref
St. Mary's Hospital
£31,696 - £41,787 per annum
26/08/2017 23:59

We are seeking a Clinical Scientist who is state registered in either Genetics or Genomics Bioinformatics to join our team in Manchester working to deliver a modern high quality diagnostic service and cutting edge translational development.

The Genomic Diagnostics Laboratory is a large accredited service providing an integrated diagnostic service to the local population of approximately 5 million people in the North West as well as national and international referrals. The laboratory is an integral part of The Manchester Centre for Genomic Medicine (MCGM) which unifies NHS services and The University of Manchester research and teaching, creating one of the leading centres for clinical genomics in Europe. We also, with MAHSE, provide the Genomics and the Genomic Counselling Scientific Training Programme (STP).

Our ethos is one of team work and together we deliver and report a modern range of diagnostic tests to our patients, have significant scientific and innovative role and opportunities to develop and implement new technologies, tests and ways of working. A flexible attitude is essential as is the ability to work to deadlines . You will have an excellent track record in service delivery and a clear vision of what it takes to maintain and enhance the genomics laboratory service, including all aspects of quality and governance, efficiency and clinical utility. You will have experience of service development and training.

If you are looking for a new challenge in a rewarding role and would like to join a dedicated, patient focused team of health professionals then we would be delighted to hear from you.

In return you will be supported to maintain CPD and to enhance and broaden your knowledge by attending seminars, training courses and conferences etc. Support will be provided for candidates to acquire FRCPath, where applicable.

If you currently in the process of completing the scientific training Programme for genetics or Bioinformatics we will welcome your application too.

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Applicant requirements

You must have appropriate UK professional registration.

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Further details / informal visits contact

Dr. Simon Ramsden on 0161 276 6265 or Dr. Andrew Wallace on 0161 276 6553

If you have problems applying, contact

Human Resources Recruitment Department
Central Manchester NHS Foundation Trust
Trust Headquarters
Cobbett House
M13 9WL
0161 276 5137