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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 25/10/2021.

Senior Administrator

Job Reference: 284-21-DGRG-897

Birmingham Women's and Children's NHS Foundation Trust
284 Genomics
Birmingham Women's Hospital
£22,549 to £24,882 pa

If you are Ambitious, Brave and Compassionate there has never been a more exciting time to join our team. Ambitious and proud to provide world-class care everyone who works at Birmingham Women’s and Children’s NHS Foundation Trust team plays an important role in making our hospitals the incredible places they are. Our vision is to build a world leading team to deliver world class care.

Birmingham Women’s and Children’s NHS Foundation Trust are committed to creating the best place to work, where all staff can reach their full potential. We believe in promoting and enhancing inclusion, diversity and equality and welcome and encourage applications from all areas of the community, who meet the criteria for the role, regardless of age, gender, disability, race, religion or sexual orientation. We look forward to receiving your application.

AFC Band 4 – Senior Administrator (permanent & fixed term position)

An exciting opportunity has arisen in the West Midlands Regional Genetics Laboratory (WMRGL) in Birmingham, to join our busy EpIQ admin team.

The West Midland Regional Genetics Laboratory is the designated Genomic Laboratory Hub working with the Genomic Local Laboratory Network (GLLN) for the Wessex, Oxford and West Midlands Genomics Consortium (WWMGC) to create a world class Genomics Laboratory service.

The GLHs will be an integral part of the national Genomic Medicine Service providing state of the art, high quality genomic analysis to patients with rare disease and/or cancer. The pace of change is exponential, with Genomics being placed at the heart of the future NHS. Our workforce will be fundamental to the successful delivery of this ambitious and high profile service.

This post is primarily office based but you may be required to occasionally work within the laboratory.

If you have experience within the NHS of Microsoft Office packages and databases, of providing administration support to a clinical team, have excellent verbal and written skills, the ability to prioritise and work under pressure and are a conscientious team worker, then we would like to hear from you.


For further information about the post please contactRachel Sutton 0121 335 8036 Ext 5494

Applicants will be expected to be available to start as soon as possible, pending required clearances.

Note to applicants: We require references that cover the last three years of employment and you must name a current / most recent line manager or supervisor as a referee. Family friends or colleagues will not be accepted. Please include full reference contact details including correct email addresses as failure to do so will result in a delay in the pre-employment process if you are successful.

BWC is committed to inclusion and diversity. Please ensure that you review the person specification for this post prior to applying as this is what you will be shortlisted against. If you believe your experience means you meet the criteria, please draw this out in your application.

We would encourage all applicants to apply early as this vacancy may close earlier than the stated closing date once we receive sufficient applications. We do not accept cv’s (with the exception of consultant posts). Please be aware that any false information on your application form can lead to withdrawal of any offer of employment, disciplinary action and/or a criminal conviction.

As this post involves a regulated activity you will be required to have an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check and where appropriate to the role, include information against the Independent Safeguarding Authority barred lists for working with children and/or adults.

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