Clinical Research Nurse

Birmingham, West Midlands, England
Full time
Job level
Admin - Sales - Clerical
13 Sep 2019
13 Oct 2019

Job Description

UHB is one of the largest teaching hospital trusts in England, serving a regional, national, and international population.

Our multiple sites, Birmingham Heartlands Hospital, the Queen Elizabeth Hospital Birmingham, Solihull Hospital and Community Services, Good Hope Hospital in Sutton Coldfield and Birmingham Chest Clinic allow people to be treated as close to home as possible.

We see and treat more than 2.2 million people every year across our sites and our hospitals deliver more babies than anywhere else in Europe.

We are a regional centre for cancer, bone marrow transplants, trauma, renal dialysis, burns and plastics, HIV and AIDS, as well as respiratory conditions like cystic fibrosis; thoracic surgery and have the largest solid organ transplantation programme in Europe.

We provide a series of highly specialist cardiac, liver and neurosurgery services to patients from across the UK.

We are world-renowned for our trauma care and have developed pioneering surgical techniques in the management of ballistic and blast injuries, including bespoke surgical solutions for previously unseen injuries. We are a designated a Level 1 Trauma Centre and host of the UK’s only £20m National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) Surgical Reconstruction and Microbiology Research Centre (SRMRC).

We have over 20,000 members of staff and we are committed to investing in their development and their health and wellbeing.

Please apply early as vacancies may close before the given closing date when sufficient applications are received.

For specific enquiries regarding this vacancy, please see the Contact Details section below in the first instance. For general enquiries, please use Switchboard: Applyand for Non-Medical (inc. Nursing) Ext. 16800, Doctors & Dentists Ext. 18384 or 18395, Bank posts Apply.

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Are you an enthusiastic, dynamic, clinical or Oncology nurse wanting to make the next step in your career?

The Research & Development department at University Hospitals Birmingham has 4 research nurse posts available.

In the Oncology Research team we have 3 permanent positions, and 1 which is a 12mth fixed term/ secondment opportunity covering a member of staff who has also gone to cover a maternity leave post , so if you are experienced in the oncology field, but have never thought of research as a specialty, OR are not sure if it’s an area you wish to move to then this could be your opportunity to test your skills and see if Research is a new area of practice for you, whilst maintaining your oncology clinical skills.

The Oncology research portfolio is one of the largest in the region and has an exciting range of commercial, academic, observational as well as complex interventional studies.

Specific areas requiring support in the first instance will be :-Neuro/Oncology, Skin Lymphoma & Uro/Oncology. The Neuro-Oncology Research Nurse post is to support setup of The Tessa Jowell Brain Matrix, an exciting development in national Brain Tumour research. As well as involvement in other brain tumour treatment trials within the Neuro-Oncology Research team.

These roles will provide regular contact with patients/ healthy volunteers and involve research that will make a real difference to future patient care. We undertake drug trials, studies that look at different interventions, studies that help us understand how the body works, how genes or lifestyle choices affect health, and studies that help us more fully understand chronic diseases or acute infections. The well-being and safety of our research patients/ participants is at the heart of all we do as is our confidence that the data we provide is accurate and reproducible.

The post offers the opportunity to learn about the practicalities of approaching patients for participation in clinical research studies. Managing research participants’ care pathways within the research programme in collaboration with their clinical team offers personal development and job satisfaction.

You will have the opportunity to further develop excellent interpersonal communication, organisation, time management, documentation skills and work with more experienced researchers.

Interviews expected to be week commencing Sept 2nd- Details to be provided at shortlisting.

For any information about the above post, please contact

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