Registered Healthcare Scientist
PERMANENT HEALTHCARE SCIENTIST -BAND 6 / 7 The Oxford Genetics laboratories, comprising the Oxford Regional Genetics Laboratories and the Oxford Molecular Haematology Laboratory, provide a comprehensive range of molecular genetic and cytogenetic investigations for both rare disease and acquired (solid tumour and haeamatological malignancy). The laboratories are active in research and 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 West Midlands, Oxford and Wessex GLH. We have a vacancy for a band 7 Registered Healthcare Scientist to join our existing team of scientists, bioinformaticians and technologists. The post will be based in the Molecular Haematology Department at the John Radcliffe Hospital site. The post holder will work primarily in the acquired cancer genetics section. This section offers a comprehensive service for a range of malignancies including haemato-oncology, lung, colorectal, melanoma, gastro-intestinal stromal tumour (GIST) and other solid tumours. We are seeking an enthusiastic, self-motivated individual. You must be HCPC registered , ideally as a clinical scientist, but we will also consider Registered Biomedical Scientists with relevant genomic experience. We will also consider individuals who are close to completion of the Clinical Scientist Training Program (STP) or close to achieving Clinical Scientist registration through another route - appointment would be at Band 6 pending attainment of HCPC registration. If necessary we will also consider individuals, for appointment at Band 6, who do not fully meet the job description but who have substantial relevant experience relating to the job description and person specification. Please note that previous relevant experience of working within a clinical diagnostic service is essential as is experience in genomics, experience of acquired genetic services is highly desirable. Post details: permanent, full time 37.5 hours/week, hours 9.00am to 5.00pm (Mon-Fri ) Closing date: 30th Sept 2019 For further details / informal visits contact: Treena Cranston ( ) Jonathan Williams () No unsolicited recruitment agency telephone calls or emails. Please note that this post is subject to a 6 month probationary period. If you currently hold a contract of employment with the Oxford University Hospitals, this will not apply. This statement does not apply to Medical staff or Executive Appointments. Please make sure that you read the job description and person specification attached below, and that your statement in support reflects this as your application will be judged against these criteria. When providing employment reference details please provide correct work related email addresses so references can be sought promptly when we are looking to progress your application. Your first referee will need to be your line manager, supervisor or clinical lead from your current or most recent post or place of study. This information is essential if your offer of employment is to be confirmed. Candidates selected for interview will be contacted after the short listing process, usually within 2 weeks. (Please note that shortlisting times vary when applying for a Medical position within the Trust) The majority of correspondence will be via the e-recruitment system, therefore you should check your emails regularly including junk mail folders in web-based email products. UK Registration Applicants must have current UK professional registration. For further information please see applying from overseas .