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Clinical Scientist

Band 7

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Clinical Scientist
Band 7
37.5 hours per week (Full Time 37.5 hour per week)
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University Hospital of Wales
£40,057 - £45,839 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.


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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


An exciting opportunity has arisen for suitably qualified Clinical Scientists to join the All Wales Medical Genomics Service working flexibly for 37.5 hours per week. This is a permanent, full time post based at University Hospital of Wales, though flexible and remote working options are available. 

The All Wales Medical Genetics Service (AWMGS) provides a comprehensive clinical genetics and laboratory service clinical genetics services to the 3 million residents of Wales.

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 has seen a £10 million investment over a 3 year period to ensure AWMGS stays in the forefront of genomic medicine and develops the best diagnostic genetic services for patients.

There are posts available across the service, and the post holder will support the development 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.

Experienced applicants without registration will be considered and appointed appropriately until qualifications are achieved.

Although this post is full-time, consideration will be given to applicants who require part time or flexible working arrangements

The Directorate encourages personal development and you will be expected to take an active part in the appraisal process. Not only is this a busy and challenging specialty but you would also be joining a friendly, dedicated team in Medical Genetics.

We are looking for individuals who share the core values of the organisation:

  • 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.


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Applicant requirements

Welsh language skills are desirable

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