Medical Technical Officer

London, Greater London, England
Full time
Job level
Qualified (non-manager)
8 Nov 2019
8 Dec 2019

Job Description

The Viapath Genetics Laboratory in the Guy's Genetics Centre is recruiting to a Medical Technical Officer 2 (afc equivalent band 5) post; this is not an NHS post.

The post holder will perform routine and complex genetic diagnostic tests and associated administration duties, with minimal supervision by clinical scientists working in the Genetics Laboratory.

Preference will be given to those candidates with experience of working in a genetics laboratory with particular knowledge of commonly used techniques such as Next Generation Sequencing, Sanger sequencing, MLPA and genotyping. The post holder will be expected to work as part of a team of technical staff under the line management of an MTO3.

The post holder will undertake a range of laboratory duties whenever appropriate, such as genotyping set up and analysis, Sanger sequencing, next generation sequencing, making use of the Laboratory robotics equipment.

The post holder will be responsible for specific parts of the service in collaboration with a clinical scientist which may include performing data analysis and standard report writing.

Interviews will be held 12/12/2019

Applications are welcomed from applicants with a disability. We can make reasonable adjustments and offer support and advice in a variety of ways throughout the application process. All applicants are welcome to apply regardless of age, disability, gender, marital status, race, nationality or ethnic origin, religion, or sexual orientation. Equality of opportunity is our policy.

Our Bank workers enjoy competitive market rates and flexible contract assignments across all of our sites, dependant on your availability and location.

For our Permanent workforce we offer a competitive benefits package. As well as offering competitive salaries, all employees are also entitled to:
  • Contributory pension scheme
  • Generous annual leave entitlement
  • Performance related pay
  • Annual incentive plan for all
  • Ground breaking development

Safeguarding children and vulnerable adults. All employees have a responsibility for safeguarding children and vulnerable adults in the course of their daily duties and for ensuring that they are aware of the specific duties relating to their role.

Please apply for this post on-line. If you have problems with using the online process, or need any assistance, please email Apply

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Due to the high volumes of applications we receive, we reserve the right to close any adverts before the published closing date once we have received a sufficient number of applications.

If you decide to apply for this post but do not hear back from us within three weeks of the closing date, please assume that you have not been short-listed on this occasion.

Thank you for your interest in Viapath.

Ref: VIA2550

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