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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 13/06/2019.

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Clinical Fellow in Genomic Medicine

Job Reference: 271-GLH-1767358

Great Ormond Street Hospital NHS Foundation Trust
Genomic Medicine
Great Ormond Street Hospital, London
£31,217 to £49,086 pro ra

Clinical Fellow in Genomic Medicine

Are you an interested in helping to transform clinical care through the delivery of genomic medicine? We are seeking an enthusiastic, hard working individuals who are keen to help us take on the challenge of embedding genomic medicine in clinical practice through the 100,000 Genomes project and beyond.

You need to be trained to registrar level, have some research and teaching experience and ideally have some experience of genetics. However, we will consider talented, committed trainees who do not yet have any genetics experience but who wish to learn.

The post could allow you to opportunities to develop your CV for a fellowship application or incorporate a higher degree if desired, or be an ideal way to gain experience prior to applying for training for a career in clinical genetics. Equally you may already have a higher degree and are now seeking experience in genomics to further your career.

These posts are funded for up to a year in the first instance. You will be working as part of the translational research team and London North Genomic Laboratory Hub and our Genomic Medicine Centre which is embedded in the North East Thames Regional Genetics Service at Great Ormond Street NHS Foundation Trust with close links to the Genomics and Genetic Medicine division of the UCL Institute of Child Health.

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For more information please contact

Lyn Chitty:

Please be advised that:

The recruitment process for all admin and clerical roles at Bands 2-5 will be a two stage recruitment process whereby shortlisted candidates will undertake an online literacy, numeracy, ICT and typing test.Only those candidates who pass the competency test will proceed to a formal interview.

The closing date given is a guide only. There may be some occasions where we have to close a vacancy once sufficient applications have been received. It is therefore advisable that you submit your application as early as possible to avoid disappointment.

Only those candidates who clearly demonstrate how they meet the person specification criteria for this post will be shortlisted. Please note that where high volumes of applicants have been received, additional criteria may on occasion be used to determine the final shortlist.

Please also note that all recruitment is currently subject to restrictions on the allocation of Certificates of Sponsorship.

We are an accredited Living Wage Employer.

Please note that the Trust will shortly be introducing the TRAC recruitment system. Once the system goes live, after applying via NHS Jobs, your submitted application will be imported into TRAC. All subsequent information regarding your application will be generated from You will not be able to track the progress of your application or receive messages through the NHS Jobs website, and furthermore, that as an employer, we will not be able to respond to any e-mails sent to us via the NHS Jobs website. By applying for this post you are agreeing to Great Ormond Street Hospital for Children NHS Foundation Trust transferring the information contained in this application to its preferred applicant management system. If you are offered a job, information will also be transferred into the national NHS Electronic Staff Records system. Please note, all communication regarding your application will be made via email, please ensure you check your junk/spam folders as emails are sometimes filtered there.

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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