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Consultant in General Clinical Genetics

Job Reference: 196-CON543

Employer:
Guy's and St. Thomas' NHS Foundation Trust
Department:
Genetics
Location:
SE1 9RT, London
Salary:
From £77,913 p.a excl. LZ

The commitment of our 17,100 staff is key to our success. We are one of the largest local employers and we aim to develop and support all our staff so they are able to deliver high quality, safe and efficient care. The 2018 NHS staff survey results show that we have one of the most engaged and motivated workforces in the NHS. We know this has a positive impact on the care provided to our patients.


Guy’s and St. Thomas’ NHS Foundation Trust
Specialist Ambulatory Services Directorate
Consultant in General Genetics
From £77,913.00 p.a excl. LZ
Full Time- 10 PAs
Permanent

 

Guy’s and St. Thomas’ NHS Foundation Trust is made up of two of London’s best known teaching hospitals and employs over 13,650 staff and have over 2 million patient contacts a year. Our annual turnover is now £1.3 billion.

We are seeking to appoint one Consultant with extensive clinical, training and teaching experience in General Clinical Genetics.

The department of Clinical Genetics provides a comprehensive clinical and diagnostic service to a population of nearly four million people. The department is part of the Specialist Ambulatory Services directorate (Genetics, Rheumatology, Infection, Sexual and Reproductive Health, HIV, Lupus, Dermatology and Allergy) at Guy’s and St. Thomas’ NHS Foundation Trust, and the academic Division of Molecular Genetics and Development in King’s College London, which has a strong research interest in genetics of cancer, complex diseases, Huntingdon’s Disease and genetic epidemiology.

The Genetics Centre has major interests in cardiac genetics, neuromuscular disorders, chromosome and renal disorders, fetal medicine, pre-implantation genetic diagnosis, cancer genetics and genetic counselling. The department has a reputation for delivering innovative care, with fully integrated clinical and laboratory services based on one site and benefiting from close links with extensive research groups.

Routine and complex multidisciplinary clinics are held at Guy’s and a number of outreach clinics at various locations throughout South East England. There will be opportunities to develop specialist expertise complimentary to the department’s interests.

In addition, we are involved in the clinical interpretation of genomic data (WES performed at Guy’s Hospital and results generated from the Genomics England Project).

You must be fully registered with the GMC and hold License to Practice and be on the Specialist Register, or within six months of attaining your CCT or equivalent, in Clinical Genetics, at interview stage.

The post-holder will have regular contact with vulnerable adults and/or children (0-18 years) and therefore 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 to check for any previous criminal convictions.

As an organisation, we are committed to developing our services in ways that best suit the needs of our patients. This includes asking certain groups of staff to work more flexibly so that we can offer services to patients in the evenings and at weekends. We regard this flexibility as essential if we are to continue to provide first class patient care in the future. As a result, any offer of employment to a consultant post will be subject to you agreeing to work a new more flexible pattern of working in the future if required and in accordance with the provisions of the new Guy’s and St. Thomas’ NHS Foundation Trust consultant contract

 

For more information and to apply please visit our website quoting reference: CON543

 

Closing date :16th June 2019 Midnight

AAC date: 05/07/2019


For further details / informal visits contact:

For further information, please contact Dr Deborah Ruddy (deborah.ruddy@gstt.nhs.uk), Head of Service or Dr Muriel Holder (muriel.holder@gstt.nhs.uk), Lead for General Genetics (department telephone number: 020 7188 1364).




Applications are welcomed from applicants with a disability. We can make reasonable adjustments and offer support and advice in a variety of ways throughout the application process. Equality of opportunity is our policy.

As an organisation we are committed to developing our services in ways that best suit the needs of our patients. This means that some staff groups will increasingly be asked to work a more flexible shift pattern so that we can offer services in the evenings or at weekends.

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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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