Oxford University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

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Registered Clinical Scientist

Band 7

Main area
Genetics Labs
Grade
Band 7
Contract
Fixed Term 12 months from start date
Hours
37.5 hrs per week
Job ref
321-CSS-GENLABRCS-B7
Site
Churchill Hospital
Town
Oxford
Salary
£37,570 - £43,772 per annum
Closing
Today at 23:59

Oxford University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust is one of the largest NHS teaching trusts in the country. It provides a wide range of general and specialist clinical services and is a base for medical education, training and research.

The Trust comprises four hospitals - the John Radcliffe Hospital, Churchill Hospital and Nuffield Orthopaedic Centre in Headington and the Horton General Hospital in Banbury.

Our values, standards and behaviours define the quality of clinical care we offer and the professional relationships we make with our patients, colleagues and the wider community. We call this Delivering Compassionate Excellence and its focus is on our values of compassion, respect, learning, delivery, improvement and excellence. These values put patients at the heart of what we do and underpin the quality healthcare we would like for ourselves or a member of our family. Watch how we set out to deliver compassionate excellence via the OUH YouTube channel.

 

Many of our recruitment programmes use Value Based Interviewing to identify those who have the skills we seek, who share our values and who are able to deliver compassionate excellence from the outset. We know that this makes a significant difference to your job satisfaction and above all the outcomes and experience of our patients and their families.

For more information about our Values and Value Based Interviewing please visit www.ouh.nhs.uk/about/vision-and-values


 

A FIXED TERM (12 months) CLINICAL SCIENTIST POST - BAND 7

 

The Oxford Genetics laboratories, comprising the Oxford Regional Genetics Laboratories (ORGL) and the Oxford Molecular Haematology Laboratory, provide a comprehensive range of molecular genetic and cytogenetic investigations for both rare disease and acquired disorders (solid tumour and haematological malignancy). The laboratories are active in research & development and translational projects and collaborate closely with many of the genetic research leaders in Oxford as well as the Oxford Biomedical Research Centre. 

 

The Oxford Genetics Laboratories are part of the Wessex & West Midlands Genomic Laboratory Hub (WWMGLH), one of 7 GLHs recently established to deliver NHS England’s National Genomic Medicine Service. As part of WWMGLH we are responsible for delivering a number of services from the Specialist test portfolio including those for Cardiac, Endocrine, Eye Disorders, Haematology, Mitochondrial, Musculoskeletal and Neurology. 

 

The laboratories are accredited as a training centre for Healthcare Practitioner, Scientist and Higher Specialist training.

 

We are looking for a state registered Clinical Scientist to join our existing team of scientists, bioinformaticians and technologists. This post will initially be for 12 months and will be based within the one of the Specialist Test services. We are seeking an enthusiastic, self-motivated individual with significant diagnostic laboratory experience (please refer to Job Description and Person Specification for further details).

You will enjoy working in a progressive laboratory environment and will be an integral member of the team.

 

Post details: Fixed term (12 months), full time 37.5 hours/week, hours 9.00am to 5.00pm (Mon–Fri)

 

Closing date: Tues 23rd April 2019

Planned interview date: Thursday 2nd May (tbc)

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