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Clinical Scientist - Genomics

Job Reference: 271-MTT-2707636

Employer:
Great Ormond Street Hospital NHS Foundation Trust
Department:
Genomics
Location:
Great Ormond Street Hospital, London
Salary:
£45,780 - £51,393 per annum inclusive

North Thames Genomics Laboratory Hub - Band 7 Genomics Clinical Scientist

Applications are invited from State Registered Clinical Scientists in Genomics; scientists close to registration will also be considered.

The scientist will be joining the team at the North Thames Rare Disease Laboratory Hub at Great Ormond Street Hospital. We are seeking enthusiastic, self-motivated scientists with experience of clinical molecular genetic service delivery and a sound understanding of molecular techniques including variant assessment. Accomplished communication and organisational skills are required.

The successful candidate will support our specialist services, the GLH having been awarded 11 specialisms in the Genomic Medicine Service. We support trained scientists who wish to adopt flexible and/or remote working patterns.

The Rare Disease Laboratory has an establishment of approximately 120 staff including clinical scientists, translational scientists, bioinformaticians, technologists and administrators. Along with the Clinical Genetics team we form a strategic Unit within Great Ormond Street Hospital and provide North London with a Regional Genetics Service serving a population of approximately 10 million. The laboratory provides an in-house diagnostic service for molecular and cytogenetic testing. Molecular testing includes an extensive next generation sequencing repertoire; we also provide national and international services for non-invasive prenatal diagnosis, deafness, craniofacial, metabolic and immune deficiency disorders. Cytogenetic testing is provided for both prenatal and postnatal samples using microarray, karyotyping, FISH and MLPA. We are also involved in a number of collaborative research and development projects with colleagues at the UCL Institute of Child Health and Institute of Neurology and are a leading contributor to the 100,000 Genomes project.

For further details / informal visits contact:

Name Lucy Jenkins Email address Lucy.Jenkins@gosh.nhs.uk Telephone number 0207 762 6878




Please be advised that:

The recruitment process for all admin and clerical roles at Bands 2-5 will be a two stage recruitment process whereby shortlisted candidates will undertake an online literacy, numeracy, ICT and typing test.Only those candidates who pass the competency test will proceed to a formal interview.

The closing date given is a guide only. There may be some occasions where we have to close a vacancy once sufficient applications have been received. It is therefore advisable that you submit your application as early as possible to avoid disappointment.

Only those candidates who clearly demonstrate how they meet the person specification criteria for this post will be shortlisted. Please note that where high volumes of applicants have been received, additional criteria may on occasion be used to determine the final shortlist.

Please also note that all recruitment is currently subject to restrictions on the allocation of Certificates of Sponsorship.

We are an accredited Living Wage Employer.

Please note that the Trust will shortly be introducing the TRAC recruitment system. Once the system goes live, after applying via NHS Jobs, your submitted application will be imported into TRAC. All subsequent information regarding your application will be generated from apps.trac.jobs. You will not be able to track the progress of your application or receive messages through the NHS Jobs website, and furthermore, that as an employer, we will not be able to respond to any e-mails sent to us via the NHS Jobs website. By applying for this post you are agreeing to Great Ormond Street Hospital for Children NHS Foundation Trust transferring the information contained in this application to its preferred applicant management system. If you are offered a job, information will also be transferred into the national NHS Electronic Staff Records system. Please note, all communication regarding your application will be made via email, please ensure you check your junk/spam folders as emails are sometimes filtered there.


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.


UK Registration

Applicants must have current UK professional registration. For further information please see applying from overseas.



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