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Main area
Clinical Genetics
Grade
Band 6
Contract
Fixed Term for 30 months
Hours
Full time 37.5 hours per week
Job ref
001-ACS156-0819
Employer
Cardiff and Vale University Health Board
Employer type
NHS
Site
University Hospital of Wales
Town
Cardiff
Salary
£30,401 to £37,267 per annum
Closing
28/08/2019 23:59

Employer heading

Cardiff and Vale University Health Board logo

Trainee Genetic Counsellor

Band 6

CARING FOR PEOPLE - KEEPING PEOPLE WELL

 

Cardiff and Vale University Health Board (the UHB) is a Smoke Free Health Board. Smoking is banned across all of the UHB sites. Staff are therefore not able to smoke in the hospital grounds or on any other UHB premises.

 

The UHB reserves the right to close this vacancy after 24 hours if a large number of suitable applications are received. Therefore we encourage early applications to ensure consideration for this post.

 

Please check your email account regularly. Successful applicants will receive all recruitment related correspondence via the email account registered on the application form.

 

Applicants are invited to apply in Welsh, any application submitted in Welsh will not be treated less favourably than an application made in English


 

THIS POST IS FIXED TERM FOR 30 MONTHS TO MEET THE NEEDS OF THE SERVICE.

An exciting opportunity has now arisen for one enthusiastic and innovative professional to join the All Wales Medical Genomics Service (AWMGS). The post aims to improve opportunities for professional training for new entrants to the field from varied backgrounds.

The post holder will contribute, under supervision, to the provision of genetic counselling services and will be given training and educational opportunities appropriate to their personal learning needs, including support towards completion of the portfolio for genetic counsellor registration. As a consequence the post-holder will be expected to gain experience on a rotational basis within the AWMGS.

This position is based in the University Hospital of Wales, Cardiff

AWMGS is a major stakeholder in the Welsh Government’s plan to create a sustainable, internationally-competitive environment for genetics and genomics. In July 2017 the launch and investment of monies to support the Genomics for Precision Medicine Strategy is looking to develop a service that is innovative, responsive and well-connected to the major genetics and genomics initiatives that are evolving worldwide. 


VALUES OF C&V UHB
• We care about the people we serve and the people we work with
• We trust one another
• We respect each other
• We take personal responsibility
• We treat people with kindness
• We act with integrity

The ability to speak Welsh is desirable for this post; Welsh and/or English speakers are equally welcome to apply.

Closing date: 28th August 2019

Applicant requirements

You must have appropriate UK professional registration.

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service.

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Further details / informal visits contact

Karen Bailey
karen.bailey@wales.nhs.uk