Consultant in Clinical Genetics – 0.8 WTE

London (Central), London (Greater)
£77,913 - £105,042 pa
07 Jun 2019
30 Jun 2019
Hospital, Genetics
Career Level
Contract Type

South West Thames Regional Genetics Service 

St George's University Healthcare NHS Trust is one of the largest hospital and community health service providers in the UK. It is co-located with St George’s University of London, which trains medical students and carries out advanced medical research. The South West Thames Regional Genetics Service is based at St George’s Hospital in Tooting and provides an integrated clinical and genetic laboratory service to a population of more than 3.5 million across South West London, Surrey and Sussex.   

Applications are invited for a consultant post in the department of Clinical Genetics. We are seeking an enthusiastic individual with a passion for clinical genetics and genomic medicine.   

There is an opportunity for one less than full time (8PA) Consultant Clinical Geneticist in the department of Clinical Genetics.  The post-holder will be responsible for general adult and paediatric genetics referrals to clinics at St. George’s University Hospital and around the SW Thames region.  The post holder will be expected to develop a specialist interest to complement existing specialist interests within the department. There may be opportunities for working across trusts and applications from those with an interest in cardiorespiratory genetics or prenatal genetics are particularly welcomed.  

The service is staffed by a team of experienced medical, genetic counselling and administrative staff and spans general adult and paediatric clinics, general cancer and specialist cancer clinics, cardiac, prenatal and neurogenetic clinics.  The service also has clinical and research interests in lymphoedema, tuberous sclerosis, Huntington’s disease, syndromic cancer, and tertiary paediatric cancer and multidisciplinary genetic endocrine cancer clinics. Staff work closely with all the disciplines involved in the care of these patients 

We are keen to appoint an experienced, enthusiastic and dynamic candidate who will join an innovative and forward thinking clinical service which benefits from close links to extensive research groups. Clinics will be held at St George’s Hospital and at various locations throughout Surrey and Sussex. Applicants are required to be on the GMC Specialist Register or be within 6 months of attaining CCT at the time of interview. Interview date: 5th September 2019. 

For further information, please contact Dr Nayana Lahiri, Clinical lead for Medical Genetics, by telephoning: 020 8725 5335. 

To apply, please click the Apply button and use 200-CWBHT-1635213-RS as job reference number for the Consultant in Clinical Geneticist post 

Closing date: 30 June 2019. Interview date: 5 September 2019.