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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 24/09/2020.

Bioinformatician

Job Reference: 001-HS064-0920

Employer:
Cardiff and Vale University Health Board
Department:
Genetics
Location:
University Hospital of Wales, Cardiff
Salary:
£38,890 - £44,503 Per annum

CARING FOR PEOPLE - KEEPING PEOPLE WELL

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 Bioinformatician (band 7) to join the All Wales Genetic Laboratory. The post-holder will be responsible for the analysis of genomic data and the development of new analytical methods, and will work closely with the team of Clinical Scientists, Researchers and Clinicians. The All Wales Genomics Laboratory has a wide range of Next Generation Sequencing technologies and has recently, launched the WINGS service for sick babies. This is an exciting time to join the service as we expand our services wider.

The All Wales Medical Genomics Service (AWMGS) is hosted by the Cardiff & Vale University Health Board. Together with Cardiff University, Wales Gene Park and the Welsh Government they are working to deliver the Welsh Government Genomics for Precision Medicine Strategy for patients within Wales. This is a highly exciting and innovative strategy with opportunities for staff, healthcare professionals across Wales, patients and the public.


We are searching for someone who shares our values that:
- 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: 24th September 2020.

For further details / informal visits contact:

Name: Chris Medway

Job title: Lead Bioinformatician

Email address: christopher.medway@wales.nhs.uk

Telephone number: 02921 842641




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