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Principal Genetic Counsellor

Salary:
£44,606 to £50,819 pa
Location:
Birmingham
Company:
Birmingham Women's and Children's NHS Foundation Trust

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We have a vacancy for an experienced Genetic Counsellor to work at Principal level. We are looking for a dynamic and motivated individual to join our established Genetics Team providing a service for the whole of the West Midlands Region (population 5.6 million).

The post holder will be based at Birmingham Women’s Hospital and hold clinics in the West Midlands region. Clinically the role can encompass both cancer and general genetics with the opportunity to develop or foster an area of specialist interest.

This post is an integral part of the Genetic Counsellor management team and the post holder will contribute to leading our compassionate team of genetic counsellors and nurse specialists in genetics in conjunction with the Principal and Consultant Genetic Counsellors and Lead Consultant GC.

As a Principal genetic counsellor the successful applicant will make a key contribution to the strategic direction of the genetic counselling and clinical service through supported roles in management, education, training, research and service improvement. This role is part of the Genomics and mainstream medicine team and as such presents particular opportunities for strategic development and education in this area. The role has traditionally carried an honorary lectureship with the University of Birmingham.

The successful candidate will be a GCRB Registered Genetic Counsellor with significant experience of genetic counselling. Experience of education, leadership and management are advantageous, as are experience of both cancer and general genetics.

Informal enquiries are most welcome, please call Laura Boyes, Peter Marks, Philippa Preece or Anna Considine, Consultant Genetic Counsellors on 0121 335 8024

Birmingham Women's NHS Foundation Trust is committed to providing equality of opportunity in all aspects of employment, to every member of staff and to all potential employees. The Trust aims to build a workforce which is valued and whose diversity reflects the communities it serves, enabling it to deliver the best possible healthcare service to those communities.



If you are Ambitious, Brave and Compassionate there has never been a more exciting time to join our team. Ambitious and proud to provide world-class care everyone who works at Birmingham Women’s and Children’s NHS Foundation Trust team plays an important role in making our hospitals the incredible places they are. Our vision is to build a world leading team to deliver world class care.

Birmingham Women’s and Children’s NHS Foundation Trust are committed to creating the best place to work, where all staff can reach their full potential. We believe in promoting and enhancing inclusion, diversity and equality and welcome and encourage applications from all areas of the community, who meet the criteria for the role, regardless of age, gender, disability, race, religion or sexual orientation. We look forward to receiving your application.

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