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Genetic Counsellor

Job Reference: 425-A-19-30676

Sheffield Children's NHS Foundation Trust
Clinical Genetics
£37,570 - £43,772 per annum pro rata

The post holder will provide a comprehensive genetic counselling service to the inhabitants of South Yorkshire, North Derbyshire & North Nottinghamshire. The post holder will have a general case load and will be expected to travel to any of the peripheral clinics offered in the region. The successful applicant will need personal use of a car. The service is located on the Northern General Hospital site.

We welcome applicants with 2 years’ experience of genetic counselling from either a MSc or nursing/professional background. All applicants must meet the AGNC entry-level qualifications for genetic counsellor registration.

Consideration may be given to appointing at band 6 for suitably qualified candidates with less than 2 years’ experience; with a view to progression to band 7 once (AGNC) registration has been achieved.

For informal enquiries about this post please contact either Carrie Hammond 0114 3053672 or Richard Sayers on 0114 2260829.



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.

UK Registration

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

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