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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 31/07/2020.

Band 8B Deputy Head Of Embryology

Job Reference: 290-DG-074

Employer:
Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust
Department:
Deputy Head Of Embryology
Location:
Hammersmith Hospital, London
Salary:
£60,058- £68,891 pa inc

Fulfil your potential in hospitals that make history:

Charing Cross, Hammersmith, St Mary’s, Queen Charlotte’s & Chelsea and Western Eye.

With five world-renowned hospitals, Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust is full of opportunity if you are looking to develop your healthcare career.

We are an NHS Trust of 12,000 people, providing care for over a million and a half patients from north west London and beyond every year. We have a rich heritage and an ambitious vision for the future of our patients and local communities.

With our partners, Imperial College London, The Royal Marsden NHS Foundation Trust and The Royal Brompton & Harefield NHS Foundation Trust, we form Imperial College Academic Health Science Centre, one of 6 academic health science centres in the UK, working to ensure the rapid translation of research for better patient care and excellence in education.

We are proud of our heritage in innovation and we are early adopters of new insights in technologies, techniques and treatments for improving health.


Deputy Head of Embryology- Full time

An opportunity has arisen for a highly motivated and enthusiastic HCPC registered embryologist to join the Reproductive Medicine Team at The Wolfson Fertility Centre, Hammersmith Hospital, Imperial College Healthcare Trust as the Deputy Head of Embryology.

The successful candidate will join one of the most prestigious units in the UK, and one of the busiest in London. The state of the art Embryology lab uses the latest equipment and offers comprehensive assisted conception services.

The IVF Unit at Imperial College Healthcare Trust undertakes approximately 1200 IVF/ICSI cycles a year, as well as PGT, fertility preservation including the treatment of transgender patients, gamete donation and surrogacy. The Unit has several active research programmes aligned with Imperial College London.

You should have at least 6 years’ experience in clinical embryology with HCPC registration. The successful candidate will be personable, have excellent communication skills, good verbal and written English language skills and be a strong leader and team-player, enabling them to deal with patients directly and liaise with colleagues at all levels. The postholder must have proven supervisory experience with experience of training scientific, medical and technical staff.

The position is full-time with a weekend/out of hours roster and would suit someone with excellent team playing skills and attention to detail.

The Trust reserves the right to close this vacancy prior to the closing date should we receive 50 applications prior to the advertised closing date.

“We are committed to equal opportunities and improving the working lives of our staff and will consider applications to work flexibly, part-time or job share. Please talk to us at interview about the flexibility you may need”

 

For further details / informal visits contact:

Further enquiries regarding the position and visits to the Unit should be directed to the Head of Embryology- Annabel Rattos 02033138185




At Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust you can achieve extraordinary things with extraordinary people. You’ll be working with leading clinicians pushing boundaries in patient care. Become part of a vibrant team living our values - expert, kind, collaborative and aspirational. You’ll get an experience like no other and will fast forward your career.

Benefits include opportunities for career development, flexible working and wellbeing, plus a staff recognition scheme. Also, take advantage of optional benefits including the cycle to work and car lease schemes, season ticket loan or membership options for onsite leisure facilities.

All of our hospitals have quick transport access to the Westfield shopping and leisure centre, the West End and a range of local bars, cafes and restaurants - ideal for team socials!

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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 current 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 current Resident Labour Market Test which will be in place until the end of December 2020. UK Visas and Immigration 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, have had to 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) are also 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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