Consultant Cancer Geneticist

London (Central), London (Greater)
£76,761 to £103,490 pa
28 Feb 2018
25 Mar 2018
Career Level
Contract Type
Full Time


Applications are invited for a Consultant post in Cancer Genetics.

We are seeking an enthusiastic individual with a passion for delivering a high quality Cancer Genetics Service for patients. The applicant will work closely with the current clinical team and with the newly reconfigured genomic Laboratory Service for North Thames supporting the use of genomic medicine in Oncology and helping to drive the development of our services.

The post is full time and is based at Great Ormond Street Hospital, with attendance at peripheral clinics required. The successful candidate would join a team of cancer and general consultants with genetic counsellor support. The successful candidate will have experience and a specialist interest in Cancer Genetics.

The successful candidate will be expected to work closely with Laboratory colleagues to promote genomics, including developing genomic MDTs with specialist clinicians and clinical scientists. In addition to their clinical commitment the postholder and will be expected to take an active role in the on-going programme of educational activities across a wide range of audiences, audit, clinical governance, and research.

The successful candidate will possess a CCST/CCT in Clinical Genetics (or be within six months of obtaining their CCST/CCT award at the time of application). There is no on call commitment with these posts

Interested applicants are invited to contact Dr Angela Barnicoat, Joint Head of Clinical Service for Genetics, by telephone on 020 7762 6845 Email

All applicants should return their application forms electronically. To apply please click the apply button  and quote reference 271-MDL143MY

The Trust encourages applications from all sections of the community.

We offer a range of flexible working patterns; contact us for more information.

Confirmation of enhanced disclosure will be required before appointment.

Please be advised that:

The recruitment process for all admin and clerical roles at Bands 2-5 will be a two stage recruitment process whereby shortlisted candidates will undertake an online literacy, numeracy, ICT and typing test.Only those candidates who pass the competency test will proceed to a formal interview.

The closing date given is a guide only. There may be some occasions where we have to close a vacancy once sufficient applications have been received. It is therefore advisable that you submit your application as early as possible to avoid disappointment.

Only those candidates who clearly demonstrate how they meet the person specification criteria for this post will be shortlisted. Please note that where high volumes of applicants have been received, additional criteria may on occasion be used to determine the final shortlist.

Please also note that all recruitment is currently subject to restrictions on the allocation of Certificates of Sponsorship.

We are an accredited Living Wage Employer.

Disclosure and Barring Service Check

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) to check for any previous criminal convictions.

Tier 2 Certificate of Sponsorship

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. The UK Visas and Immigration department 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 UK Visas and Immigration 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

UK Registration

Applicants must have current UK professional registration. For further information please see applying from overseas.


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