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Medical Secretary

Band 4

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All Wales Genomics Service
Band 4
37.5 hours per week (Full time 37.5 hours per week)
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University Hospital of Wales
£21,892 - £24,157 per annum
Salary period
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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.


We are committed to promoting inclusion, where every staff member has a sense of belonging. We welcome applications from everyone and actively seek a diverse range of applicants. We value our differences and fully advocate, cultivate and support an inclusive working environment where staff treat one another with dignity and respect. We aim to create an equitable working environment where every individual can fulfil their potential no matter their disability, sex, gender identity, race, sexual orientation, age, religion or belief, pregnancy and maternity or marriage and civil partnership status.


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


The post holder will be a key member of the All Wales Medical Genomics Service (AWMGS) clinical team and will be supporting our team of across the clinical service.

The post holder with provide secretarial support to our team of Consultants, SPRs and Genetic  Counsellors. Along with this they will join an extensive support network which includes Family History Co-ordinators, Clinic Co-ordinators and our general admin and clerical staff.

They will be part of the wider AWMGS team that consists of laboratory services as well has the clinical service.

Welsh Government and the Welsh Health Specialised Services Committee are investing in the All Wales Medical Genomics Service to ensure patient equity across the UK in accessing genetic testing methodologies. The investment will ensure AWMGS stays in the forefront of genomic medicine and develops the best diagnostic genetic services for patients.

Over the coming years the funding will develop our cancer and rare disease services by:

  • Expanding solid tumour diagnostic services
  • Enhancing and continuously expanding our haematological malignancy service to provide genetic reporting at the point of diagnosis and during treatment, to inform ongoing treatment decisions
  • Developing a rapid Whole Genome Sequencing (WGS) service We will be at the forefront of developing these services in the UK, working with Clinician's and patients' to identify what success looks like as a result of expanded genetic testing in Wales.

We will be at the forefront of developing these services in the UK, working with Clinician's and patients' to identify what success looks like as a result of expanded genetic testing in Wales.

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

Closing date: 23rd November 2020.

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Applicant requirements

Welsh language skills are desirable

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Further details / informal visits contact

Anny Campbell
Job title
Administration Manager
Email address
Telephone number
02921 842641