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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 16/06/2019.

Cancer Genetics and Validation Officer

Job Reference: 028-AC753-0519

Public Health Wales NHS Trust
Cancer Genetics and Data Validation
Capital Quarter 2, Tyndall Street, Cardiff, CF10 4BZ, Cardiff
£18,813 to £20,795 per annum pro rata

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Welsh Cancer Intelligence Surveillance Unit, Public Health Wales


Job title: Cancer Genetics Request & Data Validation Officer


Area of work: Welsh Cancer Intelligence and Surveillance Unit


Base: Capital Quarter 2, Cardiff


Tenure: Permanent


Salary: Band 3


Working pattern: 18.5 hours per week


An excellent opportunity has arisen for a keen, enthusiastic, highly motivated individual to join the cancer registration team within the Welsh Cancer Intelligence Surveillance Unit (WCISU) at the brand new Public Health Wales office in the Capital Quarter 2 in Cardiff.   Applications are invited from candidates with an interest in working in health informatics with a keen eye for detail.


The successful candidate will work to support the work of the national cancer registry for the population of Wales in the following key areas:


  • Provision of a cancer genetics enquiry information service for genetic counselling services across the UK, by interrogating the cancer registry database in order to supply key information
  • Basic data validation checks in support of cancer registration
  • Communicate and liaise with staff and members of partner organisations


The ability to speak Welsh is desirable for this post; Welsh and/or English speakers are equally welcome to apply.


Closing date: 16th June 2019


Interviews 25th and 27th June 2019

For further details / informal visits contact:

Hannah O’Connor

Tel: 029 2167 4945

Public Health Wales, reserves the right to close this vacancy early. We therefore encourage early applications. If you are successful and short listed for interview you will be contacted by email using the address with which you registered. Please ensure you check your email account regularly.

We are committed to fair, transparent recruitment and believe in equality of opportunity in our workplace and will not tolerate discrimination on grounds of age, disability, gender identity, religion or belief, race or nationality, marriage or civil partnership status, sex, sexual orientation, working pattern, caring responsibilities, trade union activity or political beliefs – or on any other grounds. We welcome applications from individuals who may wish to work part time or apply on a job share basis.

Prior consideration for this vacancy will be given to staff awaiting redeployment. We therefore reserve the right to withdraw this advert at any stage.

Applicants are invited to apply in Welsh, any application submitted in Welsh will not be treated less favourably than an application made in English. To support our all Wales service, we particularly welcome applications from Welsh speakers.

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. UK Visas and Immigration (UKVI) 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 UKVI website

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