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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 28/05/2019.

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Consultant In Clinical Genetics

Job Reference: 185-A-19-71505

Employer:
Royal Devon and Exeter NHS Foundation Trust
Location:
Exeter
Salary:
£77,913 - £105,042 per annum/ pro rata

We offer a fantastic benefits package with competitive pay rates with annual increases, annual leave of 27 days increasing to 33 days after 10 years, access to the NHS Pension Scheme to which you and the Trust contribute. Our Medical workforce has separate arrangements. Alongside this there are extensive training development opportunities with paid mandatory training, support for flexible working and access to an On-site Ofsted graded ‘Outstanding’ Nursery. We promote a healthy work life balance, provide an Occupational Health Service to support you at work and have a number of NHS discounts available either directly through ourselves or online through NHS Discounts. As part of our recruitment process we can tell you more about our benefits package and you will see that we offer everything you would expect and more!


The Royal Devon and Exeter NHS Foundation Trust (RD&E) provides Acute and Community services across Exeter and East Devon serving a population of more than 450,000 people. In our latest CQC full inspection of our services, the RD&E received an overall rating of “good”. We were rated as “outstanding” for our Emergency and Critical Care services, and for Caring Trustwide.


The Royal Devon & Exeter NHS Foundation Trust has been ranked as the joint best performing non-specialist Trust in the country for overall patient experience of care in the 2016 Care Quality Commission (CQC) Adult Inpatient Survey.


The main hospital site is in the historical Cathedral city of Exeter that has abundant family amenities and beautiful surrounding countryside. It is situated in the middle of the South West Region with easy access to the countryside and coast of Devon and Cornwall. It is well served by rail, road and air links. Good educational facilities such as the University of Exeter and good Ofsted rated schools are available locally. Our Community sites are equally well positioned and are a good place to work.


Enjoy a good quality of life in the South West and be part of our caring workforce.


CONSULTANT IN CLINICAL GENETICS

– Full time (10 PAs) or Part-time (minimum 6PAs)

Closing date - 28th May 2019

Applications are invited for this replacement post that has arisen due to retirement.

Peninsula Clinical Genetics is based at the Royal Devon and Exeter NHS Foundation Trust, and serves a population of ~1.7 million people living in Devon and Cornwall. The post-holder will join a team of 8 Consultants (6 WTE NHS) and 10 Genetic Nurse/Counsellors. The current consultants have expertise in many sub-specialty fields including cancer, cardiac, genomics, neurogenetics, ophthalmic, prenatal, pre-implantation genetic diagnosis, and renal. The clinical work will include regular genetics outpatient clinics both at the RD&E and at other locations in the South West Peninsula, for example in Plymouth, Torquay, Truro and Barnstaple. Referral patterns vary and the post will incorporate flexibility in service delivery, which will be extended to all the consultants, with the aim of maintaining the waiting times within national targets and with equity across the region. The post-holder will have the opportunity to develop a special interest which complements those of the existing consultants. They will be expected to supervise Genetic Nurse/Counsellors.

Royal Devon & Exeter NHS Foundation Trust also hosts one of the 13 Genomic Medicine Centres in England and the Exeter part of the SW Genomics Laboratory Hub .

RD&E is a teaching hospital within the University of Exeter Medical School (UEMS). The hospital also has excellent links with Plymouth University Peninsula Schools of Medicine and Dentistry. Peninsula Clinical Genetics teaches undergraduate and post-graduate students at both universities, including for the MSc in Genomic Medicine run by UEMS.

The historic cathedral city of Exeter is a vibrant city with a good range of shops, restaurants, theatres, cinemas etc. and excellent schools situated in the middle of the South West Region, with easy access to the spectacular coastlines and countryside of Devon and Cornwall. It is well served by rail and road links (London is only just over 2 hours away by train) and has an international airport.

Further enquiries are welcomed by Dr Emma Kivuva, Consultant and Lead Clinician, on Exeter 01392 405726 or emma.kivuva@nhs.net .

An application form and information pack including details of who to contact for further information can be obtained via our websiteor via NHS Jobs.To apply, you must submit a completed application form which should be submitted online. Previous unsuccessful applicants need not apply.

Please include the contact details of 3 referees, one of which should be your current Responsible Officer. Please quote the appropriate reference number when applying. Please note that you should make clear on your application either the date on which you were admitted to the GMC’s Specialist Register, or, if a Specialist Registrar, the date on which you will receive the award of CCT, and provide appropriate evidence of this.




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During the course of this recruitment process, the Trust will be collecting your data and processing it in accordance with relevant Data Protection Legislation. Please see our website for more information with regards to the Trust’s Privacy Notice (RD&E website - Information Governance page). This Privacy Notice is designed to provide you with further information on how we will be using your data for this purpose and to comply with the relevant legislation.


The Royal Devon & Exeter NHS Foundation Trust will contact previous employers to confirm employment history to cover a period of at least 3 years. The Trust is only able accept written references; these will be requested via email. One of your referees must be your current line manager and all references must cover the previous three years work or study history.

Tier 2 Certificate of Sponsorship (formerly a Work Permit):
Applications from job seekers who require Tier 2 sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. However, non-EEA candidates may not be appointed to a post if a suitably qualified, experienced and skilled EU/EEA candidate is available to take up the post as the employing body is unlikely, in these circumstances, to satisfy the Resident Labour Market Test. The UK Border Agency requires employers to complete this test to show that no suitably qualified EEA or EU worker can fill the post. For further information please visit UK Border Agency website.

As users of the disability confident scheme, we operate a Guaranteed Interview Scheme for job applicants with disabilities. If you let us know, when you apply, that you would like to use this scheme, we will guarantee you an interview, if you meet the essential criteria listed in the person specification section of the job description.

We will also make any reasonable adjustments you require to our selection process. Please let us know what you need.”


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.


Tier 2 Certificate of Sponsorship

Applications from job seekers who require Tier 2 sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. However, non-EEA candidates may not be appointed to a post if a suitably qualified, experienced and skilled EU/EEA candidate is available to take up the post as the employing body is unlikely, in these circumstances, to satisfy the Resident Labour Market Test. The UK Visas and Immigration department requires employers to complete this test to show that no suitably qualified EEA or EU worker can fill the post. For further information please visit the UK Visas and Immigration website.

From 6 April 2017, Tier 2 skilled worker applicants, applying for entry clearance into the UK, must present a criminal record certificate from each country they have resided continuously or cumulatively for 12 months or more in the past 10 years. Adult dependants (over 18 years old) will also be subject to this requirement.

Guidance can be found here Criminal Records Checks For Overseas Applicants


UK Registration

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



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