Job opportunities

Who we are

Genomics England was set up by the Department of Health to deliver the 100,000 Genomes Project. This ambitious consent-based project is the largest national genome sequencing effort of its kind in the world. Participants are NHS patients with a rare disease, plus their families, and patients with cancer. We are creating a new genomic medicine service for the NHS to support better diagnosis and better treatments for patients. We are also enabling medical research and aim to kick-start a UK genomics industry.

Why work for us?

Working at Genomics England gives you an opportunity to make your mark in a progressive organisation, to contribute to challenging initiatives and deliver real results that will transform the NHS for the benefit of patients. We have a real commitment to learning and developing and helping colleagues achieve their potential.

Genomics England recognises the positive value of diversity, promotes equality and challenges discrimination. We welcome and encourage job applications from people of all backgrounds.  We also welcome applications from anyone wishing to be considered for part-time and job share arrangements. All vacancies are advertised as equally available to all working patterns and are not restricted to full-time working unless there is a strong business justification. Salaries for vacancies are given on a full-time basis, and will be adjusted for those working less than full-time.

We offer a wide range of benefits including:

  • Competitive salaries
  • 30 days’ annual leave
  • A generous pension scheme
  • Interest-free season ticket loans
  • Employee Assistance Programme


You can find a list of vacancies below. To apply, click on a vacancy to be redirected to Genomics England’s recruitment portal. There you will find further information about each role, including the job description.



In line with our commitment to equal opportunities, we recruit and select staff on the basis of their demonstrated ability, qualifications and suitability for work. We will not discriminate against applicants on the basis of their age, colour, disability, ethnic or national origin, marital status, race, sex, sexual orientation or religion or belief, or on the basis of a criminal record that does not make the applicant unsuitable for the work with us or on any other unjustifiable basis.

Meet staff at Genomics England and find out what they value in their roles and at the company.

For information on our application process and what it’s like to work at Genomics England, download our applicants’ guide.

We are already working with a small number of recruitment companies and so do not accept introduction calls from recruitment companies.

Please see our Privacy Notice for Applicants for information on how we use your personal data that you provide to us.

If you would like to get in touch, please send some information to  [email protected] (link opens in your email application).