Consultant in Clinical Genetics - 10 WTE

Tooting, London (Greater)
£79,860 - £107,668
21 May 2020
20 Jun 2020
Hospital, Genetics
Career Level
Contract Type
Full Time

South West Thames Genomic Medicine Centre

St. George’s University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust is the regional specialist care provider for South West London, Surrey and beyond. The trust provides a high quality, comprehensive range of health services from leading edge tertiary and trauma care to community services. 

With national and regional referrals added to our local 3.5m catchment, we serve a population of around 5m. Co-located with St George’s, University of London and with both organisations now in a formal strategic alliance with King’s Health Partners, the trust delivers with its partners high quality research and education both of which contribute to the healthcare provision of tomorrow. 

The South West Thames Genomic Medicine Centre is based at St George’s University 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 West Sussex. St. George’s is part of the London South Genomic Laboratory Hub (GLH). 

Applications are invited for a full time Consultant in Clinical Genetics within the department of Clinical Genetics. We are seeking an enthusiastic individual with a passion for clinical genetics and genomic medicine. 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 interests within the department and applications from those with an interest in cardiorespiratory genetics and 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 has clinical and research interests in lymphoedema, Tuberous Sclerosis, Huntington’s disease, inherited cancer predisposition conditions and endocrine disorders and 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. Applicants are required to be on the GMC Specialist Register or be within 6 months of attaining CCT at the time of interview. 

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Closing date: 20th June 2020. Interview date: To be confirmed.