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Trainee Clinical Scientist

Trainee Clinical Scientist

Posted 3 June by NHS National Services Scotland

An exciting opportunity to join NHS Tayside

Applications are invited from candidates with a First or Upper Second Class BSc Honours Degree in Genetics or an appropriate biological subject as a minimum for entry to the NHS Scotland post-graduate training scheme for Genomics and Molecular Pathology. Training posts are available in the Regional Genetic Laboratory, Foresterhill, Aberdeen and the Molecular Pathology Laboratory, Royal Infirmary Edinburgh. Both centres offer high standards in terms of facilities and expertise to support trainees. Training will follow an agreed training programme framework, which will enable the trainees to build a portfolio of evidence for assessment and subsequent registration with the Health and Care Professions Council as a Clinical Scientist.

This year, a total of two training posts are available (1 in Aberdeen and 1 in Edinburgh) supported by NHS Education for Scotland. Additional training posts within the West of Scotland Centre for Genomic Medicine, as part of the same scheme, are being advertised separately. Training commences in September 2020 on a three-year contract of employment. Healthcare Science within the NHS has a well-defined career structure and continued professional development is actively encouraged.

Informal enquiries should be made to the Training Officers:

Aberdeen – Christine Bell ()

Edinburgh – Anthony Bench ()

Please download the full application pack from Jobtrain.

Applicants should clearly rank their preferred training centre(s) with their application

Please read the Important Job Application Information in the Information for Applicants section.

Short-listed applicants will be contacted by email. Please check your emails regularly, including your junk/spam folder.

Reference: 40412195

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