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Genetic Technologist

Band 5

Main area
Specialist Services
Band 5
Full Time 37.5 hours per week
Job ref
Exeter, EX2 5DW
£22,128 to £28,746 per annum
30/04/2018 23:59

The Genetics Laboratory at the Royal Devon & Exeter NHS Foundation Trust is at the forefront of NHS Genomic Medicine, providing a state-of-the-art diagnostic testing service that utilises specialist gene panel, exome and genome analyses to make diagnoses for the benefit of families with rare diseases across the UK and beyond. Rapid translation of research findings to diagnostic services is facilitated by sharing purpose-built accommodation with the University of Exeter Medical School genomics teams, including the world-leading monogenic diabetes researchers led by Professors Sian Ellard and Andrew Hattersley CBE. The co-located South West NHS Genomic Medicine Centre is leading the transformation of NHS Genomic services through education initiatives and recruitment of patients to the ground-breaking 100,000 Genomes Project. Further details of the diagnostic service and research interests can be found on our websites. Set in the beautiful city of Exeter, in the midst of glorious Devon countryside and close to the Southwest coastline with its stunning beaches, the city boasts excellent links by road, rail and air to the rest of the country, Europe and further afield, whilst being within easy reaches of picturesque Dartmoor and Exmoor scenery. A full-time permanent Genetic Technologist post is available immediately. We are seeking an energetic, enthusiastic and highly motivated team player with relevant knowledge and experience as well as a meticulous approach to laboratory work. Full training will be provided. They will work closely with members of both the research and diagnostic staff, and play a key role in providing high quality technical support that is integral to the genomic testing services offered by the department. Our vision is to provide safe, high quality seamless services delivered with courtesy and respect. To achieve our vision we expect all our staff to uphold our Trust values. Our Trust values are: Honesty, Openness & Integrity Fairness Inclusion & Collaboration Respect & Dignity ***Preference will be given to staff with ‘Priority’ and 'At Risk' status including NHS At Risk staff throughout Devon.*** DUE TO THE ANTICIPATED HIGH NUMBER OF APPLICATIONS FOR THIS POST WE RESERVE THE RIGHT TO CLOSE THE VACANCY BEFORE THE CLOSING DATE.

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Further details / informal visits contact

Dr. Carolyn Tysoe 01392 408175

If you have problems applying, contact

Personnel Reception
Royal Devon & Exeter NHS Trust
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01392 403936 or 403758

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