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Band 4 Genetic technologist (MTO)

Job Reference: 164-1913980

Nottingham University Hospitals NHS Trust
City Hospital, Nottingham
£21,089-£23,761 Per Annum

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Nottingham Cytogenetics Laboratory

Vacancy for a Full time MTO (Band 4) - temporary post for 1 year, maternity leave cover.

The post is funded for 37.5 hours per week (1.0wte)

Salary : £21089-23761


The Cytogenetics department has a vacancy for an MTO (band 4) for 1 year. The ideal candidate will have experience of working in an NHS laboratory environment. Experience of using laboratory computer systems and of handling pathological samples would be an advantage. Knowledge of and/or interest in genetics would also be an advantage. The post holder will be expected to work the core hours of 9.00-17.30 Monday to Friday.


The Nottingham Cytogenetics Laboratory is a UKAS accredited laboratory which provides a regional constitutional (including array-CGH) and malignancy service for a population in the region of 2.6million. We are based in a purpose built Genetics Centre shared with the Molecular Genetics and Clinical Genetics Services. The laboratory is based within the Nottingham University Hospitals trust at the City Hospital Campus.



For further details / informal visits contact:

To discuss this post or to arrange an informal visit please contact the Laboratory on 0115 9627617 or e-mail

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