Genomic Associate 28 views

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Genomic Medicine
Band 4
Fixed term: 12 months
Part time – 22.5 hours per week
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Liverpool Women’s Hospital
£25,147 – £27,596 per annum, pro rata
Salary period
30/05/2024 23:59

Liverpool Women’s delivers the highest standards of care for women, babies and their families. Each year we deliver over 8,300 babies, carry out over 10,000 gynaecological procedures, and care for over 1,000 poorly and preterm newborns, making us the specialist provider of health services for women, babies and their families in Europe.

We have some of the leading experts in their field, and, after featuring on One Born Every Minute, Miracle Babies and Special Baby Unit, our teams are famous across the world for their professionalism, skill and compassion.

Liverpool Women’s Hospital clinical services are currently being reviewed by NHS Liverpool Clinical Commissioning Group, following work done by our clinicians in presenting a powerful case for change in the Future Generations Strategy.

A useful information booklet is available about the proposed changes which can be downloaded from the Healthy Liverpool website This booklet clearly states that ‘there is absolutely no threat to the services themselves – this is about making what we have even better and protecting services for the future’.

Liverpool Women’s has an excellent reputation and is a centre of excellence. It is an exciting environment to work in and a great place to develop your career for many years to come.

We invite you to review why Liverpool Women’s Hospital is a great place to work: 

We reserve the right to close any vacancies from further applications when we have received sufficient applications from which to make a shortlist. Please ensure you apply without delay if you wish to be considered for this role.

Job overview

We are looking for a dynamic and motivated individual to join the Genomic Associate team at the Liverpool Centre for Genomic Medicine. The service is based at, and managed by the Liverpool Women’s NHS Foundation Trust, serving the patients of the Cheshire and Merseyside region.

Main duties of the job

The role involves contacting patients who need further information collecting prior to and following an appointment with a clinician. Information includes medical information, family history and medical records and will involve contacting other relevant bodies as determined by the clinician. It will also involve drawing family pedigrees and ensuring information is ready for the clinical team to make accurate assessments.

Working for our organisation

Liverpool Women’s NHS Foundation Trust delivers the highest standards of care for women, babies and families. Each year we deliver over 7,500 babies, carry out over 49,000 gynaecological inpatient and outpatient procedures, care for over 1,000 poorly & preterm new-borns, perform around 1,000 IVF cycles and have over 4,000 genetic appointments taking place. We believe that this along with a strong dedication to research & innovation makes us the specialist health provider of choice in Europe for women, babies and families.

We have some of the leading experts in their field, which has been showcased on national TV and news, making our teams famous across the world for professionalism, skill & compassion.

The Trust is constantly innovating and evolving its services to provide the most cutting edge and modern care possible. As well as developing services on our current site we have long-term aspirations for the future. We have recently launched a number of new strategies which provide a detailed long-term plan for our services.

Check out why Liverpool Women’s NHS Foundation Trust is a great place to work using the links below:


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Detailed job description and main responsibilities

Please refer to the detailed job description and main responsibilities for this vacancy within the job description attached

Person specification

Skills, Knowledge & Aptitudes

Essential criteria
  • Basic understanding of human genetics, inheritance patterns and genetic illness
  • Able to demonstrate excellent communication skill both written and oral
  • Excellent telephone manner
  • Good interpersonal skills
  • Good knowledge of computers, including MS Office, Excel and Outlook
  • Adaptable and flexible with a willingness to adapt to change
  • Ability to enter data correctly and accurately and maintain computer and paper records systems
  • Initiative and ability to prioritise own workload
  • Demonstrate willingness and ability to use own initiative.
  • Ability to work within a multidisciplinary team

Qualifications & Learning

Essential criteria
  • Good general standards of education. Minimum of 5 GCSE, including Maths & English grade C and above or equivalent
  • Willingness to undertaking any training deemed necessary for the post


Essential criteria
  • Experience of working in a health or social care environment
Desirable criteria
  • Experience of working with distressed people
  • Experience of working with distressed people

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