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Clinical Scientist - Leukaemia Cytogenetics Laboratory

Job Reference: 180-B-181919-RE

Cambridge University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
Division B - Leukaemia Cytogenetics Laboratory
Addenbrookes Hospital - Division B, Cambridge
£33,222 to £43,041 rata

Our Trust


Cambridge University Hospitals (CUH) NHS Foundation Trust comprises Addenbrooke’s Hospital and the Rosie Hospital in Cambridge. With over 9000 staff and over 1100 beds the priorities of the Trust focus on a quality service which is all about people – patients, staff and partners. Recognised as providing ‘outstanding’ care to our patients and rated ‘Good’ overall by the Care Quality Commissioner, is testament to the skill and dedication of the people who work here. CUH’s values – Together- safe, kind, excellent – are at the heart of patient care, defining the way all staff work and behave. The Trust provides accessible high-quality healthcare for the local people of Cambridge, together with specialist services, dealing with rare or complex conditions for a regional, national and international population.


Two vacancy's have arisen within the Leukaemia Cytogenetics laboratory of the Haemato-Oncology Diagnostic Service (HODS) for two HCPC registered Clinical Scientists.


The HODS group of laboratories provide a multi-disciplinary diagnostic service for the diagnosis and monitoring of haematological malignancies for the much of the East Anglian region, including morphology, immunophenotyping, cytogenetic analysis and molecular genetics analysis.


You should have experience in all aspects of cytogenetic processing and analysis, to include karyotype analysis, with experience in malignant cytogenetics an advantage. You will work with a team of experienced clinical scientists and support staff to provide cytogenetic processing and analysis of bone marrow and peripheral blood in the main, but also including FFPE tissue, and other body fluids or tissue as required. Such analysis is done by karyotype and FISH analysis. You will report to the Lead Clinical Scientist for the laboratory and will be able to attend educational meetings and regional multi-disciplinary team meetings (MDTs) held internally.


Please note:- Internal applicants on permanent contracts can only apply for the Fixed Term position as a secondment and must have the approval of your current line manager before applying.


Please note that permanent and fixed term opportunities are available.


The closing date will be 19th February 2019


Benefits to you


We offer development opportunities and a wide range of benefits including on-site leisure facilities, shopping concourse, day nurseries and access to a great transport system with easy access to airports and rail travel.


For further details of our fantastic benefits please refer to the attachment below - CUH Benefits.


We welcome applications from the Armed Forces.

For further details / informal visits contact:

Bridget Manasse, Lead Clinical Scientist on 01223 216290


Clare Bryant, Clinical Scientist on 01223 216290

Cambridge University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust includes Addenbrooke’s and the Rosie Hospitals. We are one of the largest and busiest hospitals in the country with an outstanding reputation that is down to the exceptional people that work here.

Our philosophy is to keep the patient at the heart of everything we do. Every person that works for the Trust, regardless of their role, comes into contact with our patients and visitors and so is expected to uphold our values of Together - Safe, Kind, Excellent at all times.

We look for people who are willing to go the extra mile, not because they are asked to, but because they are committed to being part of a healthcare team that delivers an excellent caring service to our patients.

Cambridge University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all employees, volunteers and contractors to share this commitment.

Please be aware that once submitted via NHS Jobs, your application will be moved and handled through TRAC Systems and communication will be sent to you via TRAC Systems. You will be updated by email and/ or text regarding the progress of your application, however the vacancy will not be updated on NHS Jobs. By applying for this post you are agreeing to Cambridge University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust transferring the information contained in this application to its preferred applicant management system. If you are made an offer, information will also be transferred into the national NHS Electronic Staff Records system.

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