Senior Clinical Scientist

London, Greater London, England
Full time
Job level
Qualified (non-manager)
14 Feb 2020
15 Mar 2020

Job Description

We are recruiting a highly motivated Senior Clinical Scientist to join our comprehensive Genetics Service at the London South Genomic Laboratory Hub (LSGLH), based at Guy's Hospital.

In order to support laboratory expansion and test development aligned to the NHSE Genomics Test Directory, we are now recruiting to a Senior Scientist post in the Molecular Genetics team.

The successful applicant will be dedicated and enthusiastic with knowledge and experience of analysis, interpretation and reporting of genomic diagnostic results.

The post holder will lead a team of staff who are responsible for a specific area of the genetics service, along with deputising for the Operations Lead for Monogenics and providing cover for two other deputy leads.

Applicants should have good communication skills, be able to take initiative, support continual quality improvement and prioritise workload.

The role requires consistent attention to detail and excellent organisational skills.

The successful candidate will be joining a large and fully integrated genomics department with more than 120 staff and with close links to Clinical Services throughout Guy's and St Thomas' NHS Foundation Trust (GSTfT) and St George's Hospital Foundation Trust.

With our partner laboratories, the GLH for the South London region provides a comprehensive genomics service for a population of 8 million which includes specialist germline and cancer tests and a class-leading whole exome sequencing service.

The laboratory works collaboratively with other pathology disciplines and research groups such as GSTfT Biomedical Research Centre and Genomics Innovation Unit and the GSTfT Assisted Conception Unit for Preimplantation Genetic Diagnosis.

Applications are invited from experienced Senior Clinical Scientists in Genetics who have passed FRCPath part 1 examination.

We support flexible and/or home working patterns.

Interviews will be held March 11,2020

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: 06VIA2683

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