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Principal Genetic Counsellor

Job Reference: 321-MRC2-PGC-B8A

Employer:
Oxford University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
Department:
Cardiology
Location:
JR, Oxford
Salary:
£44,606 - £50,819 per ann

Oxford University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust is one of the largest NHS teaching trusts in the country. It provides a wide range of general and specialist clinical services and is a base for medical education, training and research.

The Trust comprises four hospitals - the John Radcliffe Hospital, Churchill Hospital and Nuffield Orthopaedic Centre in Headington and the Horton General Hospital in Banbury.

Our values, standards and behaviours define the quality of clinical care we offer and the professional relationships we make with our patients, colleagues and the wider community. We call this Delivering Compassionate Excellence and its focus is on our values of compassion, respect, learning, delivery, improvement and excellence. These values put patients at the heart of what we do and underpin the quality healthcare we would like for ourselves or a member of our family. Watch how we set out to deliver compassionate excellence via the OUH YouTube channel.

Many of our recruitment programmes use Value Based Interviewing to identify those who have the skills we seek, who share our values and who are able to deliver compassionate excellence from the outset. We know that this makes a significant difference to your job satisfaction and above all the outcomes and experience of our patients and their families.


8A Principal Genetic Counsellor (Inherited Cardiac Conditions)

 

The Inherited Cardiac Conditions Service at the John Radcliffe Hospital in Oxford is seeking a team oriented Principal Genetic Counsellor to provide expertise and leadership. The successful post holder will meet the criteria for the Principal Genetic Counsellor role, as outlined in the AGNC Career Structure (see AGNC website for details). The service is aiming to start a hub and spoke model, to support the patients in our large region closer to their home. The post holder will be required to provide guidance and support for the ICC service. Band 7 Genetic Counsellors not meeting Principal Genetic Counsellor criteria may be considered, and will be given responsibilities commensurate with grade.

Closing Date: 21/02/20

For further details / informal visits contact:

Eleanor Wicks Eleanor.wicks@ouh.nhs.uk

Barbara Stayner Barbara.stayner@ouh.nhs.uk




No unsolicited recruitment agency telephone calls or emails.

Please note that this post is subject to a 6 month probationary period. If you currently hold a contract of employment with the Oxford University Hospitals, this will not apply. This statement does not apply to Medical staff or Executive Appointments.

Please make sure that you read the job description and person specification attached below, and that your statement in support reflects this as your application will be judged against these criteria.

When providing employment reference details please provide correct work related email addresses so references can be sought promptly when we are looking to progress your application. Your first referee will need to be your line manager, supervisor or clinical lead from your current or most recent post or place of study. This information is essential if your offer of employment is to be confirmed.

Candidates selected for interview will be contacted after the short listing process, usually within 2 weeks. (Please note that shortlisting times vary when applying for a Medical position within the Trust) The majority of correspondence will be via the e-recruitment system, therefore you should check your emails regularly including junk mail folders in web-based email products.


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.


UK Registration

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



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