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Clinical Embryologist

Swansea Bay University Health Board
Port Talbot
£44,398 to £50,807 per annum
Closing date
27 May 2024

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Other Health Profession
Band 7
Contract Type
Full Time
The Clinical Embryologist participates in the provision of laboratory services for assisted conception treatments, together with diagnostic andrology and cryobanking of gametes/embryos, according to all relevant professional Codes of Conduct. The post holder ensures that full and proper records are maintained in compliance with prevailing legislation, as well as participating in data analysis, audit and service development

Main duties of the job

An exciting opportunity has arisen for two enthusiastic and motivated individuals to join the scientific team at The Wales Fertility Institute based near Swansea on the South Wales coast. We are seeking two experienced Clinical Embryologists to fulfil this varied job role. You will be a detail-orientated team player with excellent communication skills and a deep appreciation of what it takes to work a successful IVF laboratory.

Situated within Neath Port Talbot Hospital, WFI Neath has at its core a Grade B clean room laboratory facility containing state of the art embryo culture, micromanipulation and imaging systems. The Institute enjoys close links with university research departments and is able to offer full diagnostic and treatment services within the NHS setting. For those unfamiliar with the area, South Wales has many attractions that contribute to a great quality of life: a lively social scene, great shopping, stunning natural beauty and for the more adventurous some of the best surfing beaches in the UK.

Contact Dr Paul Knaggs Consultant Embryologist/ HFEA Person Responsible (paul.knaggs2@wales.nhs) for more information

About us

We believe staff are our best asset and wewant you to be happy and confident about starting your career here in Swansea Bay University Health Board.

As one of the biggest healthcare groups in the UK we can offer a wealth of professional training and development opportunities in an innovative, forward-thinking organisation.

You might be a nurse ordoctor, maybe you specialise in a health science/therapy or can offer skills in one of our support services - wehave a job for you.

There are also apprenticeships, work placementsand volunteering roles available.

We are an inclusive employer and welcome applications from everyone whatever their sex religion or belief race age sexual orientation gender identity or, whether they are pregnant or have recently been on maternity leave, married or are in a civil partnership or, whether they are disabled.

Our values - Caring For Each Other, Working Together and Always Improving, show thatour commitment to equality is at the heart of everything we do.

If you want excellent career and training opportunities while living on the doorstep of some of Europe's most spectacular scenery,with all the benefits of a thriving and cosmopolitan city - look no further.

Job description

Job responsibilities

The ability to speak Welsh is desirable for this post Welsh and/or English speakers are equally welcome to apply

You will be able to find a full Job description and Person Specification attached within the supporting documents or please click Apply now to view in Trac

Person Specification



  • Significant experience as a clinical embryologist


  • Significant experience in the UK



  • Minimum BSc in appropriate life science


  • MSc/ PhD in area relevant to assisted reproduction

Employer details

Employer name

Swansea Bay University Health Board


Neath Port Talbot Hospital

Baglan Way

Port Talbot

SA12 7BX

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