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Bioinformatician

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Main area
Specialist Services
Grade
7
Contract
Permanent
Hours
Full time 37.5 hours per week
Job ref
185-A-20-83955
Town
Exeter,
Salary
£37,570 to £43,772 per annum
Closing
24/02/2020 23:59

An exciting opportunity has arisen for an experienced, energetic, enthusiastic and highly motivated Bioinformatician to join a rapidly-expanding team and lead on the development and future direction of the genomic testing services offered by the department. The successful candidate will have proven experience of working with genomic data. They will be committed to patient-centred provision of the highest quality of bioinformatic data analysis, manipulation and management to ensure that patient results are delivered in a safe, efficient and innovative way. The post-holder will have excellent communication skills to ensure effective team-working and training of clinical, scientific and technical grades of staff and students.

The Genomic Laboratory at the Royal Devon & Exeter NHS Foundation Trust is at the forefront of NHS Genomic Medicine, providing state-of-the-art diagnostic testing 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. The Exeter and Bristol Genetics/Genomics Laboratories are working in partnership as the South West Genomic Laboratory Hub, with the Exeter Laboratory focused on specialist endocrine services and exome/genome analysis. Rapid translation of research findings to diagnostic services is facilitated by sharing purpose-built accommodation with the University of Exeter Medical School Genomics teams. Further details of the diagnostic service and research interests can be found on our websites.

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.

 

Applicant requirements

You must have appropriate UK professional registration.

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Further details / informal visits contact

Professor Sian Ellard sian.ellard@nhs.net 01392 408259

If you have problems applying, contact

Address
Personnel Reception
Royal Devon & Exeter NHS Trust
Wonford
Barrack Road
Exeter
Devon
EX2 5DW
Telephone
01392 403936 or 403758

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 all 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


Our Trust is proudly committed to race equality.
To ensure our ethnic minority staff have an equal opportunity to succeed, we are offering career development support to any ethnic minority staff.

Interested?

Please email rde-tr.equality@nhs.net to find out more.