Oxford University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

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Genetic Technologist

Band 5

Main area
Health Science Services
Grade
Band 5
Contract
Permanent
Hours
37.5
Job ref
321-BT-GeneticTechH
Site
John Radcliffe Hospital
Town
Oxford
Salary
£22,128-£28,746 per annum
Closing
09/11/2017 23:59

The 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 of four hospitals - the John Radcliffe Hospital, Churchill Hospital and Nuffield Orthopaedic Centre in Headington and the Horton 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 values-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 significance 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  http://www.ouh.nhs.uk/about/vision-and-values/default.aspx


 

An opportunity has arisen for an enthusiastic individual (Genetic Technologist) to join the Oxford Molecular Diagnostic Centre (OMDC) which is based within the Haematology Department at the John Radcliffe Hospital site. The OMDC provides a molecular diagnostic service for haematological diseases and cancers, and runs translational research programmes for diagnostic technology development and evaluation.

Your role will be to assist and support the Clinical/Biomedical Scientists in the provision of diagnostic services within the centre, working both under supervision and autonomously. You should have a methodical and organised approach to work with a keen focus on accuracy and data quality. The ability to prioritise tasks together with effective communication and team skills are essential. Previous experience in medical laboratory diagnostics and/or substantial work experience in a laboratory carrying out molecular diagnostic techniques is highly desirable.

Closing Date: 09/11/17
Planned Interview Date: 21/11/17

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Applicant requirements

You must have appropriate UK professional registration.

Applications from job seekers who require Tier 2 sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. However, non-EEA candidates may not be appointed to a post if a suitably qualified, experienced and skilled EU/EEA candidate is available to take up the post as the employing body is unlikely, in these circumstances, to satisfy the resident labour market test. UK Visas and Immigration (UKVI) requires employers to complete this test to show that no suitably qualified EEA or EU worker can fill the post. For further information please visit the UKVI website. From 6 April 2017, Tier 2 skilled worker applicants, applying for entry clearance into the UK, must present a criminal record certificate from each country they have resided continuously or cumulatively for 12 months or more in the past 10 years. Adult dependants (over 18 years old) will also be subject to this requirement. Guidance can be found here Criminal Records Checks for Overseas Applicants.

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Further details / informal visits contact

Suzanne Page, Sarah Darko or Adele Timbs (Clinical Scientists) on 01865 572769, or email oxford.molecularhaem@nhs.net.

If you have problems applying, contact

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