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Genetic Counsellor

  • LocationAlfred Health
  • Work TypeFull time
  • Positions1 Position
  • Applications Close AtClosed a day ago
    Never published
  • Job no: 54794
  • Category: Allied Health and Medical Science, Other Allied Health / Medical Science

Alfred Health

Alfred Health is a leader in health care delivery, improvement, research and education. We are the main provider of health services to people living in the inner southeast suburbs of Melbourne, from ambulatory, to inpatient and home and community-based services.


  • Permanent position
  • Full Time: 76 hrs per fortnight
  • Classification: Grade 5 Senior Genetic Counsellor (WW16)
  • Location: The Alfred
  • Great staff benefits


Clinical Genetics, within the Alfred Specialty Medicine program

Position Summary

The Certified Genetic Counsellor will work in conjunction with the Senior Genetic Counsellor/Unit Manager and Director of Clinical Genetics to help coordinate and deliver high-quality genetic services. Working alongside clinicians to support the introduction and integration of genetic/genomic testing in existing clinics and in establishing new genetics clinics Leading and managing the Genetic Counselling program within the neurogenetic service working in conjunction with the Senior Genetic Counsellor to provide coordination of genetics services across the organisation as well as supervision and clinical support of genetic counsellors and genetic counselling support staff.

Experience and Qualifications Required

  • Have extensive genetic counselling experience commensurate with Grade 5 Senior Genetic Counsellor
  • Appropriate genetic qualifications for Grade 5 Senior Genetic Counsellor
  • Leadership of service with multiple genetic conditions
  • Current and satisfactory Police Check
  • Current and satisfactory Working with Children Check
  • Research experience is preferred but not mandatory for the role

Staff Benefits

  • Salary packaging and novated leasing are available
  • Health and wellbeing incentives
  • Discounted health insurance
  • Onsite gym and childcare services
  • Close proximity to public transport and car parking available

For all enquiries regarding this position, please contact Alex Boussioutas (Program Director) at

Applications for this position close at 11 pm Friday, 20 May 2022.


Alfred Health is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to attracting and retaining a diverse workforce that reflects the community we serve.  Applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders are encouraged.

In compliance with the Victorian Chief Health Officer's Mandatory Vaccination Directions, all Alfred health employees must be vaccinated against COVID-19 with TGA approved vaccine and must have evidence of their vaccination status. 


  • Closed a day ago - 20 May 2022