056464 Clinical Genetics Nurse

Nhs Lothian
Closing date
8 Jul 2021

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NHS Lothian is committed to encouraging equality and diversity among our workforce, and eliminating unlawful discrimination. The aim is for our workforce to be truly representative and for each employee to feel respected and able to give their best.

To this end, NHS Lothian welcomes applications from all sections of society.

***PLEASE NOTE: We cannot accept late applications so please ensure your application is submitted early***

This post requires the post holder to have a PVG Scheme membership/ record. If the post holder is not a current PVG member for the required regulatory group (i.e. child and/or adult) then an application will need to be made to Disclosure Scotland and deemed satisfactory before they can begin in post.

For further information on what is included in the role and what skills/experience are being looked for, click on the links at the bottom of the screen to the job description and person specification. If after reading this information you have any questions please contact Gillian Scott on 0131 537 1116 or email gillian.a.scott@nhslothian.scot.nhs.uk

An opportunity has arisen for a suitably qualified and highly motivated Nurse or Midwife for the South East of Scotland Clinical Genetic Service, based at the Western General Hospital in Edinburgh.

The successful applicant will work as part of a team of medical doctors, genetic counsellors, laboratory scientists and administrators to support the clinical service, including attendance at outreach clinics.

Within this role the post-holder will also be expected to contribute to the development of services in accordance with the requirements of the department.

Applicants should be a currently registered nurse or midwife (NMC). Experience of working in a multidisciplinary team and willingness to adapt to the changing needs of the service are essential. Experience of managing a clinical caseload is desirable.

The South East of Scotland Genetics Service is a nationally acclaimed unit, providing a supra-regional comprehensive genetics service to a population of approximately 1.25 million. The service is based at the Western General Hospital in Edinburgh and covers Lothian, Fife and the Borders. A number of outreach clinics are held at St Johns Hospital Livingston, Queen Margaret Hospital Dunfermline, Victoria Hospital Kirkcaldy, Borders General Hospital Melrose and Roodlands Hospital Haddington.

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