Trainee Healthcare Scientist Genomics And Molecular Pathology

Type: Trainee
Region: Scotland

NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde is one ofthe largesthealthcare systems inthe UK employing around 40,000 staff in a wide range of clinical and non-clinical professions and job roles. We deliver acute hospital, primary, community and mental health care servicesto a population of over 1.15 million and a wider population of 2.2 million when our regional and national services are included.

The shiftpattern is Monday-Friday 09.00-17.00.

This is a Fixedterm post for 36 months.

Pre-registration Supernumerary Clinical Scientist Training (Genomics and Molecular Pathology)

Band 6

Fixed Term 3 years, 37 hrs per week

Salary 37,831 to 46,100.

Applications are invited from candidates with a First or Upper Second Class BSc Honours Degree in Genetics or an appropriate biological subject as a minimum for entry to the NHS Scotland post-graduate training scheme for Genomics and Molecular Pathology.

The training will be delivered by the Laboratory Genetics department which forms part of the West of Scotland Centre for Genomic Medicine. The department provides a high quality genetics service to the West of Scotland, population of 2.7 million, and to the whole of Scotland through the Scottish Strategic Network for Genomic Medicine. Based at the state of the art Laboratory Medicine building at the Queen Elizabeth University Hospital in Glasgow, the Laboratory Genetics department is responsible for the testing of inherited genetic disease and acquired genetic disease (solid and haematological malignancy).

Training will follow an agreed training programme framework, which will enable the trainees to build a portfolio of evidence for assessment and subsequent registration with the Health and Care Professionals Council as a Clinical Scientist.

This year a total of four training posts are available within the West of Scotland Centre for Genomic Medicine in Glasgow supported by NHS Education for Scotland (NES). Additional training posts as part of the same scheme within the other Regional Genetic Laboratories, are being advertised separately.

The Glasgow Laboratory offers a high standard of facilities and expertise. Training commences in September 2024 on a three year contract of employment. Healthcare Science within the NHS has a well defined career structure and continued professional develop is actively encouraged.

Informal Contact: Therese Bradley and Claire McKeeve, 0141 354 9311 or 0141 354 9288,,

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NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde encourages applications from all sections ofthe community. We promote a culture of inclusion acrossthe organisation and are proud ofthe diverse workforce we have.

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