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Senior Clinical Embryologist (Locum)-CREATE Fertility Birmingham and Manchester

CREATE Fertility

Birmingham and Manchester, United Kingdom

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Senior Clinical Embryologist (Locum)-CREATE Fertility Birmingham and Manchester

CREATE Fertility (www.createfertility.co.uk) is one of the fastest growing IVF companies in the Europe and is looking for  highly motivated Senior Clinical Embryologists to join the laboratory team as a Locum for 6 to 12 months covering Bristol and Manchester.

The successful candidate will be required to perform all aspects of IVF treatment cycles, including ICSI, oocyte/embryo vitrification.

Since the clinic is specialised in Natural and Mild IVF, the candidate will be working with low egg and embryo numbers and attention to detail is essential, ideally should be biopsy trained. The successful candidate will have excellent interpersonal and communication skills as the role requires patient contact and a close working relationship with a multidisciplinary team.

The successful candidate will work 40 hours per week plus participate in the weekend rotas.

Applicants who meet our criteria and have the right to live and work in the UK are invited to apply using their CV with covering letter


  • Reports to Laboratory Manager
  • Understand aseptic technique, cleaning and clean room principles
  • Preparation of dishes, tubes and media for assisted conception
  • Preparation of all necessary documentation
  • Use of a database to collate laboratory information
  • Semen Analysis and Preparation techniques for assisted conception
  • Sperm Freezing
  • Oocyte Collection and Culture
  • ICSI
  • Observation of Fertilisation
  • Embryo Morphology Scoring
  • Embryo Transfer
  • Embryo Vitrification and Warming
  • Participate in external quality control scheme
  • Gas cylinder manual handling and changing
  • Laboratory stock and batch control including ordering
  • Liaise with laboratory team members and the wider Clinic team
  • Understand Health and Safety and COSHH
  • Understand Risk principles and reporting of accidents and near misses.
  • Understand Manual handling
  • Understand the role of the HFEA


Qualifications and experience

  • Life sciences degree
  • ACE Post Graduate Certificate/Diploma in Embryology or ESHRE Certificate
  • HCPC State Registered
  • A solid knowledge of the HFEA Code of Practice.
  • At least 4 years of clinical embryology experience



  • 25 days holiday plus a day off on your birthday, increasing annual leave for every full year worked up to 30 days (includes birthday)
  • Perkbox (employee platform – discounts in shops, cinemas, free mobile insurance etc.)
  • Pension Scheme  
  • Childcare Vouchers
  • Cycle to work Scheme
  • Private healthcare
  • Life insurance (4 times your salary)
  • Season ticket loan
  • Discounted IVF treatment (after 2 years’ service)


Salary: Competitive Package available

Company Profile

CREATE Fertility is one of the leading IVF and fertility treatment providers with centres in the UK and in Denmark. We are pioneers of Natural and Mild IVF, a form of IVF which focuses on the quality rather than quantity of embryos. Our treatments are gentler, safer and more affordable than other clinics and we continue to invest in new innovation. We are led by world-leading Professors, including Professor Dr Geeta Nargund, our Medical Director and one of the nation’s leading fertility specialists.

Experience Required:  At least 4 years of clinical embryology experience
Education Required:  Life sciences degree
Salary:  Dependant on experience and skills
Closing Date:  Once position is filled

Contact: Cherelle Rustin
CREATE Fertility
Birmingham and Manchester, United Kingdom
Phone: 0332407300
Informal Enquiries:
Website: http//:createfertility.co.uk
Applications: Online Submission Link

Date Added: 29 July 2020    

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