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Assistant Genetic Technologist

Job Reference: 425-A-19-25742

Sheffield Children's NHS Foundation Trust
£20,150 TO £23,363 per annum

An Assistant Genetic Technologist post has arisen in this busy, dynamic laboratory. The successful applicant will have some knowledge of Human Genetics, be a team player who is conscientious and looking to expand their knowledge and experience in a Diagnostic Genetics laboratory. Previous laboratory experience is essential and experience with a range of techniques would be beneficial. Good manual dexterity, ability to follow a protocol and clear tidy handwriting are essential. This post will be in the laboratory service delivery team based in the first instance, with the prospect of future rotations.

As part of the Diagnostics Directorate, the laboratory provides specialist services over a wide range of disorders.

Interviews will be held on 18th or 19th March 2019 and will include an assessment of practical skills.

For further details please contact Modupe Esubiyi on 0114 271 7014 or email

Closing date: 20 February 2019

All communication throughout the application process will be via e-mail therefore please check your e-mail account and NHS Jobs account regularly. References are also requested by email (where possible). Therefore, to speed up the recruitment process please provide an email address for all referees when completing your application form.

The Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. If a DBS check is required for the post you are applying for any offer of employment will be provisional on a satisfactory DBS check being obtained.

In line with other NHS Organisations in the Yorkshire and Humber Region a successful candidate appointed into a post within this Trust will be required to pay the DBS check fee (£49). This is customarily payable over 4 months as a salary deduction once employed by the Trust. If you receive a conditional offer letter, complete your DBS application and later withdraw from the recruitment process, an invoice will be raised via the Trust's finance department to recoup the outlay.

Sheffield Children’s NHS Foundation Trust in accordance with the Equal Opportunities policy is committed to treating all individuals equally irrespective of age, race, social background, gender, sexual preference, colour, disability, nationality, ethnic origin, marital status, religion or trade union membership.

Sheffield Children's NHS Foundation Trust reserves the right to close vacancies earlier than originally stated, if sufficient applications are received.

Please note that Sheffield Children's NHS Foundation Trust do not reimburse any incurred interview expenses.

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.

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

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