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Communications and Engagement Manager (Genomics)

Fixed-term full-time contract or secondment until end December 2022, with possibility of extension
We’re looking for a pro-active individual to lead and implement communications and engagement on the benefits of genome sequencing, raise awareness of a new genomics service in the North Thames region, and promote public understanding of and engagement with genomics.
Salary: £40,000 - £50,000

Closing date:
17 January 2021

The programme/ project

You will develop and deliver the communications and engagement strategy for the North Thames Genomic Laboratory Hub (GLH) and the newly formed North Thames NHS Genomic Medicine Service Alliance (GMSA).

The role

This is a varied role and your work will be delivered using a range of channels, from digital and social through to printed materials and events. As well as devising and delivering communications, you will work in collaboration with NHS trust PPIE leads and patient-facing charities to create a participation plan for all potential groups impacted by the changes to genetic and genomic testing in the region.

You will work with a wide range of people, including clinicians, genetic counsellors, laboratory staff, patients, families and carers as well as charities, education providers and national bodies. As part of the UCLPartners communications and engagement team, you will be able to draw on the support and expertise of communications colleagues and our PPIE lead.

The person

You will have experience of developing and delivering communications and engagement strategies, as well as experience of working with patients and members of the public in co-design or patient involvement activities.

Apply now

Interviews will take place on Wednesday 27 January.

If you are interested in this role, please read the full job description and apply here.


If you have any questions about this role, please contact Katie Mantell, Director of Communications and Engagement, UCLPartners,


During COVID-19 we are all working remotely. Some flexible working arrangements are possible longer-term, although the post-holder will need to spend time in the central London UCLPartners and Genomics Hub offices each week once we are back in the office.