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Locum Consultant in Clinical Genetics

Job Reference: 284-BWC077-18

Employer:
Birmingham Women's and Children's NHS Foundation Trust
Department:
Clinical Genetics
Location:
Birmingham
Salary:
£ 77,913- £ 105,042

Officially launched in February 2017, Birmingham Women’s and Children’s NHS Foundation Trust brings together Birmingham Children’s Hospital and Birmingham Women’s Hospital together under one united NHS Foundation Trust – the first of its kind in the UK.

If you are Ambitious, Brave and Compassionate there has never been a more exciting time to join our team. Ambitious and proud to provide world-class care everyone who works at Birmingham Women’s and Children’s NHS Foundation Trust team plays an important role in making our hospitals the incredible places they are. Our vision is to build a world leading team to deliver world class care.


Locum Consultant in Clinical Genetics

1 Full time (10PA) post (part time working will be considered)

Immediate start - 12 Month Fixed Term Contract

An exciting opportunity exists for a Consultant Clinical Geneticists to join our clinical service. The post-holders will be responsible for general adult and Paediatric genetics referrals to clinics around the West Midlands region.

The Clinical Genetics Service is part of the West Midlands Regional Genetics Service, within Birmingham Women’s and Children’s NHS Foundation Trust. The service is based at Birmingham Women’s Hospital, which provides comprehensive genetics services to a diverse population of over 5 million people: there are excellent Cytogenetic, Molecular Genetic, Metabolic disease, inherited haemostatic disorder and screening services, all of which work closely together and are supported by a strong academic department.

The department has well developed services in mainstream medicine, particularly in neurology, cardiology, renal medicine, ophthalmology, oncology and endocrinology. The West Midlands Family Cancer Strategy has been at the forefront of service developments for families with a history of cancer. The Birmingham Women’s and Children’s NHS Foundation Trust is a tertiary referral centre for Fetal Medicine, Fetal Pathology, Obstetrics and Neonatal Medicine. The Birmingham Women’s Hospital is adjacent to University Hospital Birmingham and the University of Birmingham. The Birmingham Women’s Hospital is a member of the West Midlands Genomic Medicine Centre, delivering the 100000 Genomes Project.

Informal enquiries are most welcome to

Dr Jenny Morton or Dr Denise Williams on 0121 335 8024 or Email: jenny.morton@bwnft.nhs.uk and denise.williams@bwnft.nhs.




Please ensure that you read and understand the person specification for this post prior to applying as this is what you will be shortlisted against.

We would encourage all applicants to apply early as this vacancy may close earlier than the stated closing date once we receive sufficient applications. We do not accept cv’s (with the exception of consultant posts). Please be aware that any false information on your application form can lead to withdrawal of any offer of employment, disciplinary action and/or a criminal conviction

Applications from candidates who require Tier 2 sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside other applications. However, non-EEA candidates may not be appointed to a post if a suitably qualified, experienced and skilled EU/EEA candidate is available to take up the post as the employing body is unlikely, in these circumstances, to satisfy the Resident Labour Market Test. The UK Border Agency requires employers to complete this test to show that no suitably qualified EEA or EU worker can fill the post. For further information please visit the UK Border Agency website.

As this post involves a regulated activity you will be required to have an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check and the disclosure, where appropriate to the role, include information against the Independent Safeguarding Authority barred lists for working with children or working with adults or both.

BWC is a teaching hospital and as such you may come into contact with students of many disciplines. Staff must comply with Trust policy and respective regulatory body requirements in relation to training and updating and fulfil duties of mentorship and assessment as required.


Disclosure and Barring Service Check

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) to check for any previous criminal convictions.


Tier 2 Certificate of Sponsorship

Applications from job seekers who require Tier 2 sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. However, non-EEA candidates may not be appointed to a post if a suitably qualified, experienced and skilled EU/EEA candidate is available to take up the post as the employing body is unlikely, in these circumstances, to satisfy the Resident Labour Market Test. The UK Visas and Immigration department requires employers to complete this test to show that no suitably qualified EEA or EU worker can fill the post. For further information please visit the UK Visas and Immigration website.

From 6 April 2017, Tier 2 skilled worker applicants, applying for entry clearance into the UK, must present a criminal record certificate from each country they have resided continuously or cumulatively for 12 months or more in the past 10 years. Adult dependants (over 18 years old) will also be subject to this requirement.

Guidance can be found here Criminal Records Checks For Overseas Applicants


UK Registration

Applicants must have current UK professional registration. For further information please see applying from overseas.



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