- Specialist Services
- Full time 37.5 hours per week
- £37,570 to £43,772 per annum pro rata
- 25/02/2020 23:59
The Genomics 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 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 for rare diseases.
Rapid translation of research to improved diagnostic services is facilitated by sharing purpose-built modern office and lab spaces with the University of Exeter Medical School genomics teams, including the world-leading monogenic diabetes researchers led by Professors Sian Ellard and Andrew Hattersley. Further details of the diagnostic service and research interests can be found on our websites.
Set in the beautiful cathedral city of Exeter, in the midst of glorious Devon countryside and close to the South West 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.
An exciting opportunity has arisen for an enthusiastic and highly motivated Clinical Scientist to join a rapidly-expanding team and support laboratory expansion and test development for alignment to the NHSE Genetics Test Directory. The successful candidate will be committed to patient-centred service provision through accurate and timely data analysis, interpretation and reporting of genomic information, with the highest quality of attention to detail, 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 ability to communicate complex information at an appropriate level to service users.
Non-registered Scientists completing MSC STP training in 19/20, and those eligible for registration in the near future following training though the ACS certificate of attainment (4 yr route) are also welcome to apply. Visits to the Department are encouraged and options for working part-time, remote working or on secondment can be discussed with the Head of Department, Professor Sian Ellard (firstname.lastname@example.org).
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.
You must have appropriate UK professional registration.
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Further details / informal visits contact
Professor Sian Ellard email@example.com 01392 408259
If you have problems applying, contact
Royal Devon & Exeter NHS Trust
- 01392 403936 or 403758