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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 05/07/2020.

Lead Genetic Technologist

Job Reference: 001-HS044-0620

Employer:
Cardiff and Vale University Health Board
Department:
Laboratory Genetics
Location:
University Hospital Wales, Cardiff
Salary:
£31,365 to £37,890 per annum

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Cardiff and Vale University Health Board (the UHB) is a Smoke Free Health Board. Smoking is banned across all of the UHB sites. Staff are therefore not able to smoke in the hospital grounds or on any other UHB premises.

The UHB reserves the right to close this vacancy after 24 hours if a large number of suitable applications are received. Therefore we encourage early applications to ensure consideration for this post.

Please check your email account regularly. Successful applicants will receive all recruitment related correspondence via the email account registered on the application form.

We are committed to promoting inclusion, where every staff member has a sense of belonging. We welcome applications from everyone and actively seek a diverse range of applicants. We value our differences and fully advocate, cultivate and support an inclusive working environment where staff treat one another with dignity and respect. We aim to create an equitable working environment where every individual can fulfil their potential no matter their disability, sex, gender identity, race, sexual orientation, age, religion or belief, pregnancy and maternity or marriage and civil partnership status.

Applicants are invited to apply in Welsh, any application submitted in Welsh will not be treated less favourably than an application made in English


Applications are invited for a permanent Lead Genetic Technologist (Band 6) for the All Wales Medical Genomics Service, working flexibly for 37.5 hours per week, and based at the University Hospital of Wales.

The All Wales Medical Genetics Service (AWMGS) provides a comprehensive clinical genetics and laboratory service clinical genetics services to the 3 million residents of Wales.

AWMGS is a major stakeholder in the Welsh Government’s plan to create a sustainable, internationally-competitive environment for genetics and genomics. In July 2017 the launch and investment of monies to support the Genomics for Precision Medicine Strategy is looking to develop a service that is innovative, responsive and well-connected to the major genetics and genomics initiatives that are evolving worldwide.

The post-holder will be responsible for the delivery of genetic diagnostic services, and will work closely with the team of Technologists, Clinical Scientists and Bioinformaticians.

A registered and experienced Genetic Technologist is required for appointment to Band 6. Applications will be considered for candidates who will be achieving registration this year.

The Directorate encourages personal development and you will be expected to take an active part in the appraisal process. Not only is this a busy and challenging specialty but you would also be joining a friendly, dedicated team in Medical Genetics.

We are looking for individuals who share the core values of the organisation:
• We care about the people we serve and the people we work with
• We trust one another
• We respect each other
• We take personal responsibility
• We treat people with kindness
• We act with integrity

Post holders will be expected at all times to behave in accordance with our values demonstrating commitment to the delivery of high quality services to patients.

The University Hospital of Wales is the largest hospital in Wales, on the same site as the University Of Wales College Of Medicine. It is well provided with academic and social facilities. Cardiff city centre, with its many amenities, is easily accessible.

 

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

Closing Date: 5th July 2020

 

For further details / informal visits contact:

Justyna Tull

Phone: 02920 742641




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