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Consultant in Clinical Genetics specialising in Cancer Genetics

Job Reference: 200-CWBHT-3038963-SM

St George's University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
St George’s Hospital, London
£82,096 - £110,683 per annum, pro rata

(Job description currently pending Royal College approval)

The South West Thames Centre for Genomics is based at St George’s Hospital in Tooting and provides an integrated clinical and genetic laboratory service to a population of more than 3.5 million across South West London, Surrey and Sussex.

Applications are invited for a less than full time (8PA) cancer genetics consultant post in the department of Clinical Genetics. We are seeking an enthusiastic individual with a passion for cancer genetics and genomic medicine. The post-holder will play a crucial role in the strategic development and implementation of novel clinical pathways, including mainstreaming and integration with oncology services through the Genomics Tumour Advisory Board (GTAB) within the innovative cancer genetics team. Alongside other consultants in the cancer genetics team, they will be responsible for cancer genetics referrals to clinics at St. George’s University Hospital and around the SW Thames region.

The cancer genetics service is staffed by a team of experienced medical, genetic counselling and administrative staff and includes general cancer, syndromic cancer, and tertiary paediatric cancer and multidisciplinary genetic endocrine cancer clinics. Staff work closely with all the disciplines involved in the care of these patients.

We are keen to appoint an experienced, enthusiastic and dynamic candidate who will join an innovative and forward thinking clinical service which benefits from close links to extensive research groups. Clinics will be held at St George’s Hospital and at various locations throughout Surrey and Sussex. Applicants are required to be on the GMC Specialist Register or be within 6 months of attaining a CCST at the time of interview.

For further details / informal visits contact:

NameDr Helen Hanson or Dr Katie SnapeJob titleJoint Cancer Genetics leadsTelephone number020 8725 5333Additional contact information

For further information, please contact Dr Helen Hanson and Dr Katie Snape, Joint Cancer Genetics leads, by telephoning: 020 8725 0957.


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Please note that this vacancy may close before the advertised closing date if sufficient applicants are received. Please check your email regularly as all candidates shortlisted for interview will be contacted and informed by email.

If you are appointed to the post, as part of your pre-employment check we will be required to verify your identity. The document/s you present for this purpose will be checked for their authenticity by scanning all known security features. These features will include:

- The machine readable zone
- An ultra violet image
- An infra red image

As part of you pre-employment checks, we will also be required to obtain satisfactory, written references. Please ensure that the referee details which you provide on your application form are correct. We require atleast one written reference from your current or most recent line manager. We are only able to accept references from a professional work email address.

Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) Check

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order (as amended) and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) to check for any previous criminal convictions.

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