Careers

Careers

Join the team that's been creating families for over 35 years

About us

At Manchester Fertility, we’re a warm, welcoming team of more than 60 staff working across different departments, all with the same shared vision for exceptional patient care - it’s what makes us one of the most trusted, award-winning fertility clinics in the UK.

Our greatest asset is our team. We recognise the importance of everyone who works at Manchester Fertility, as their commitment and passion are the driving force behind our success. We offer our staff a range of benefits to show our appreciation for the work they do, including: 

  • Competitive salary and benefits package
  • Contributory pension scheme
  • Private healthcare insurance
  • Discretionary bonus scheme
  • Training and development programme

Current vacancies

We are currently accepting applicaitons for the below positions. If you are interested in a role or would like to submit an application, please contact HR Manager Jo Kensmil via email at joannek@manchesterfertility.com.

Clinical Embryologist

Job Title:Clinical Embryologist

Reporting to: Head of Laboratory

Salary:Neogitable depending on experience

Summary: To perform all aspects of Clinical Embryology laboratory work and assist with administrative activities within the Embryology laboratory and office.

Key Responsibilities: 

  • Perform all aspects of clinical embryology laboratory work, including: Oocyte retrieval, insemination and fertilisation check, ICSI, Semen preparation, freezing and diagnostic analysis, Embryo grading, selection and transfer, Oocyte and embryo cryopreservation and thawing/warmin, Embryoscope annotatio, Embryo biopsy for PGT-A
  • Deliver the highest standards of patient care to all Manchester Fertility and Satellite patients
  • Discuss fertilisation results, embryo quality, day to transfer, number to transfer and cryopreservation with patients during their treatment cycle.
  • Participate in the daily clinical and administrative activities within the Embryology laboratory and office
  • Independently advise clinical and nursing staff on the interpretation of results
  • Maintain accurate laboratory records and submit HFEA outcome forms via PRISM
  • Assist with audits within the unit as required
  • Assist in the diagnostic Andrology laboratory as required
  • Perform sperm donor bookings
  • Assist in the evaluation and procurement of new equipment for the laboratory
  • Maintenance and cleaning of the IVF laboratory
  • Supervision of junior team members where appropriate
  • Participate in the weekend and on-call rota as required

Functional Knowledge:

  • Knowledge of all technical aspects of Clinical Embryology
  • Knowledge of the day to day running of an Embryology laboratory
  • Knowledge of the legal requirements of providing an Assisted Conception Service (HFEA code of practice)
  • Be aware of health and safety and COSHH legislation

Skills:

  • Excellent organisational skills, ability to prioritise workload
  • Accuracy and attention to detail
  • Good communicator
  • IT
  • Understanding and empathy

Behaviours:

  • Behave in a professional manner at all times
  • Communicate effectively when dealing with patients, colleagues and other outside parties
  • Flexibility and adaptability to meet the changing needs of the business
  • Act in the best interests of Manchester Fertility and patients at all times
  • Maintain professional qualifications and CPD
  • Demonstrate problem solving skills

Job Specification, Experience & Professional Qualifications:

  • Life Sciences degree
  • Professional qualifications (ACE/ACS certificates or STP) and experience in Embryology
  • State Registered as Clinical Embryologist with Health & Care Professions Council (HCPC)
  • ICSI practitioner (Essential)
  • Essential – ICSI practitioner
  • Preferable – biopsy practitioner
Fertility Consultant

Job Title: Fertility Consultant

Reporting to: Senior Fertility Consultant

Salary: Neogitable depending on experience

Manchester Fertility is an award winning clinic and one of the UK’s leading and innovative private fertility clinics. Based in Cheadle in South Manchester, we help patients to realise their dream of starting a family and have helped more than 7000 babies to be born.  

As one of the first private fertility clinics, established 35 years ago, we pride ourselves on being innovative, nurturing and offering the highest level of care. We are one of the most advanced clinics in our development and use of Medical Technology and Artificial Intelligence to improve the patient journey and increase success rates.  Patients have access to the latest fertility treatments and specialist doctors who are experts in their field and we are proud to have one of the largest donor egg and sperm banks in the UK. 

It is our personal approach which sets us apart and gives us our outstanding reputation for excellent patient care and innovation.  

As an employer, we offer this same care to all of our colleagues and can offer a diverse, interesting and supportive career.  We are proud of our great working environment and loyal and dedicated team, we will continue to invest to help our colleagues and our patients.

Summary: To provide the highest level of patient care in the provision of medical services for the investigation and treatment of fertility patients at Manchester Fertility.

Key Responsibilities: 

  • To consult and treat patients according to their needs and best interest, irrespective of their gender or sexual orientation.
  • Manage the care of new and existing patients from consultation through to the completion of treatment working in accordance with clinical polices and protocols, and clinical evidence
  • Make decisions regarding patient treatment in line with current protocols
  • Take part in clinical work which includes IUI, egg collections, embryo transfers and other fertility related procedures
  • Take responsibility for the safety of patients undergoing treatment
  • Maintain accurate and clear medical records and handle patient data responsibly
  • Have effective communication with patients and members of the team
  • Maintain high level of confidentiality at all times
  • Provide weekend medical cover on a rota basis
  • Provide medical advice to clinical, scientific and administration team
  • Be an active member of the clinical team by attending and contributing to regular meetings
  • Take responsibility for CPD and documentation of activity in support of revalidation.
  • Contributes to the various ongoing innovation clinical and technology projects

Functional Knowledge: 

  • Have in-depth knowledge of the assessment and management of fertility problems
  • Maintain an interest in keeping up to date with developments in infertility treatment from a medical and scientific prospective.
  • Work in compliance with the HFEA Code of practice and GMC Good Medical practice.
  • Awareness of CMA guidance for fertility clinics

Skills:

  • Must have a good command of spoken and written English
  • Be able to work as part of a multi-disciplinary team with doctors, nurses, embryologists and administrative staff
  • Have good organization and administrative skills
  • Have strong IT skills
  • Be a team player with excellent interpersonal skills
  • Be able to work without direct supervision
  • Be able to work at a fast pace to cope with the demands of the clinical work
  • Competence in pelvic ultrasound scanning is desirable
  • Competence in performing consultations and procedures required for fertility treatment is essential

Behaviours:

  • Act in the best interests of Manchester Fertility and its patients at all times
  • Behave in a professional and kind manner at all times, respecting patient’s privacy, dignity and confidentiality
  • Exercise professional accountability at all times
  • Be able to use own initiative
  • Communicate effectively by sharing, listening and exchanging knowledge and information at all times
  • Work as part of the Manchester Fertility team of clinicians, demonstrating co-operative working, adaptability and engagement with clinical governance
  • Build and maintain positive working relationships with medical and non-medical members of the Manchester Fertility team.
  • Be supportive of new ideas and their implementation
  • Be open to sharing knowledge with colleagues

General Background, Experience & Professional Qualifications:

Essential

  • MBBS, or equivalent medical qualification
  • MRCOG, or equivalent
  • Proven experience in infertility medicine

Desirable

  • Subspecialty training in Reproductive Medicine and Surgery
  • Completion of ultrasound training
  • Able to perform diagnostic and operative hysteroscopy

This job description is not a definitive or exhaustive list of responsibilities, but incorporates the key framework of responsibilities and duties of the post holder.