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Clinical Fellow in Fetal Genomics Transformation

Job Reference: 298-MED-2963

298 Clinical Genetics - CAH
Chapel Allerton
£33,128 to £52,090 pa

Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust

Clinical Fellow in Fetal Genomics Transformation

Leeds General Infirmary




We are pleased to advertise this new post of Clinical Fellow in Fetal Genomics Transformation. This is an exciting opportunity for an enthusiastic individual to work in a regional role with colleagues across the North East and Yorkshire region. The post-holder will be based within Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust and will collaborate with multi-professional colleagues and work across the region to deliver a broad and ambitious project, focussed on transforming fetal genomics pathways. The project is supported by the North East and Yorkshire Genomic Medicine Service Alliance (NEY GMSA). A detailed description of the project can be found in the Job Description.


The post is fixed term for 1 year and full time, working solely on the project. There are no clinical duties associated with this post. The post is suitable for doctors at ST2 level or above with an interest in Clinical Genomics and Fetal Medicine, especially those with previous experience these or related fields.


Consideration will be given to applicants who wish to work full or part time and those wishing to job share.


Enquiries are welcomed by Dr Jennifer Campbell, Consultant in Clinical Genetics and Lead Clinician, Yorkshire Regional Genetics Service, Dr Kelly Cohen, Consultant in Fetal Medicine and Clinical Director, Women’s CSU and Denise Barnes, Regional Midwifery Lead for Fetal Genomics


Prospective applicants are encouraged to contact the primary supervisors:

Rav Heer, PA to Clinical Genetics Management team, Email:, Telephone number: 0113 3924454 or Denise Barnes, Email:


INTERVIEWS WILL BE HELD: Remotely by MS-Teams on Wednesday 8th September 2021


Please note that only electronic applications can be accepted for this post.

This vacancy may close before the advertised closing date if sufficient suitable applications are received.

Our goal is to be the best place to work, to achieve this we engage with and listen to our staff, to understand their needs. We are proud to support all individuals to work flexibly so they can maintain a good work life balance and provide support as a carer or parent. We value our diverse staff and are committed to equal opportunities and welcome applications from all sections of the community, regardless of any protected characteristics. Reasonable adjustments will be made for disabled applicants where required and to support staff who require adjustments to ensure they can work safely during the Covid-19 pandemic.

If you are offered a position, you may be required to undertake a DBS. The Trust will administer the DBS check on your behalf and will recover the cost (Enhanced £48 or Standard £30) from your salary over a 3 month period (including Internal staff). You will also be required to participate in the DBS Update Service and pay the £13 cost per year. This is a condition of your employment. DBS checks for volunteers are free.

Please ensure your application is submitted with referees who can verify your employment/education history over the last three years and include valid email addresses for them. LTHT will request electronic Factual Employment References from your previous employers. These references will be requested before you are issued with an unconditional offer of employment letter.

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Leeds Teaching Hospitals Trust has received the Gold Award from the Defence Employer Recognition Scheme and we welcome applications from defence personnel to work for us.

If you have any questions about the process please contact the Recruitment Service on (0113) 2065980

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