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Genetic Technologist Band 5

Job Reference: 180-B-200935

Employer:
Cambridge University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
Department:
Division B - Genetic Technologist
Location:
Addenbrooke's Hospital - Division B, Cambridge
Salary:
£24,907 - £30,615 p.a. pro rata

Our Trust

Cambridge University Hospitals (CUH) NHS Foundation Trust comprises Addenbrooke’s Hospital and the Rosie Hospital in Cambridge. With over 11000 staff and over 1100 beds the priorities of the Trust focus on a quality service which is all about people – patients, staff and partners. Recognised as providing ‘outstanding’ care to our patients and rated ‘Good’ overall by the Care Quality Commissioner, is testament to the skill and dedication of the people who work here. CUH’s values – Together- safe, kind, excellent – are at the heart of patient care, defining the way all staff work and behave. The Trust provides accessible high-quality healthcare for the local people of Cambridge, together with specialist services, dealing with rare or complex conditions for a regional, national and international population.

An exciting opportunity has arisen within our busy Genomics Laboratory for a Genetic Technologist to join our technical team. The Laboratory is part of the East Midlands and East of England NHS Genomic Laboratory Hub (EMEE GLH). This is one of seven Genomic Hubs recently established to provide the new National Genomic Medicine Service for NHS England, led by Cambridge University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, and working with Nottingham University Hospital and University Hospital Leicester.

We are looking for someone with an enthusiastic and flexible attitude who has experience in specialised Genomic laboratory processes such as Microarray or Next Generation Sequencing; or more traditional genetic testing such as sanger sequencing, karyotyping or Florescence in situ hybridisation (FISH). You will be a key member of the technical team, developing workflows, trouble-shooting and leading training sessions.

This vacancy will close on 23rd September 2020

Interviews are due to be held on 8th October 2020

Benefits to you

We offer development opportunities and a wide range of benefits including on-site leisure facilities, shopping concourse, day nurseries and access to a great transport system with easy access to airports and rail travel.

For further details of our fantastic benefits please refer to the attachment below - CUH Benefits.

Please note if you would like to discuss the required hours of this role further, you should approach the contact given. In some cases alternative working hours will be considered.

We welcome applications from the Armed Forces.

 

For further details / informal visits contact:

NameGeorgina CorfieldJob titleGLH Technical LeadEmail addressgeneticslaboratories@nhs.netTelephone number01223 348866




Cambridge University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust includes Addenbrooke’s and the Rosie Hospitals. We are one of the largest and busiest hospitals in the country with an outstanding reputation that is down to the exceptional people that work here.

Our philosophy is to keep the patient at the heart of everything we do. Every person that works for the Trust, regardless of their role, comes into contact with our patients and visitors and so is expected to uphold our values of Together - Safe, Kind, Excellent at all times.

We look for people who are willing to go the extra mile, not because they are asked to, but because they are committed to being part of a healthcare team that delivers an excellent caring service to our patients.

Cambridge University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all employees, volunteers and contractors to share this commitment.

Please be aware that once submitted via NHS Jobs, your application will be moved and handled through TRAC Systems and communication will be sent to you via TRAC Systems. You will be updated by email and/ or text regarding the progress of your application, however the vacancy will not be updated on NHS Jobs. By applying for this post you are agreeing to Cambridge University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust transferring the information contained in this application to its preferred applicant management system. If you are made an offer, information will also be transferred into the national NHS Electronic Staff Records system.



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