King’s College Hospital NHS Foundation Trust part of King's Health Partners Academic Health Sciences Centre (AHSC), is one of the UK’s largest and busiest teaching hospitals with a turnover of nearly £1 billion, 1.5 million patient contacts a year and more than 11,500 staff based across 5 main sites in South East London.
The Trust provides a full range of local hospital services across its different sites, and specialist services from King’s College Hospital (KCH) site in Camberwell and the Princess Royal University Hospital (PRUH) site in Bromley.
We have an exciting opportunity for an experienced senior research nurse to join the ACET team as Clinical Research nurse manager. The team is one of the largest recruiting research delivery units in the Trust contributing to NIHR portfolio non-commercial, and portfolio adopted commercial research within our specialities. ACET is a collaboration between R&I leads for Anaesthetics, Critical Care and ED. Our specialities span all divisions of the Trust, two sites, and we collaborate heavily with colleagues from other specialities including hepatology, paediatrics, obstetrics, cardiology, neurosurgery and acute medicine. ACET has a strong track record for staff development, engaging across the Trust and research networks and year on year increase in patient recruitment to research studies.
The ideal candidate will possess exceptional interpersonal, communication and organisational skills as well as insight into team structure and dynamics in order to manage motivate and develop the team. You will bring with you a proven track record of managing people, insight into research funding and budget management and have substantial research delivery experience in an ACET speciality.
A key focus for the role will be finalising the ACET strategy for the next 3 years with relevant stakeholders , in line with the Trust R&I strategy and national priorities. The post-holder will work closely with ACET leads and have a lead role in delivering this strategy.
King's College Hospital is situated in South East London and provides comprehensive health care and emergency services for a diverse community. It is also one of London’s four major trauma centres covering the South East of England. With over 1,400 beds and 11,000 staff across various sites, King’s is one of the largest and busiest hospital trusts in London, with a well-established national and international reputation for clinical excellence, innovation and achievement.
King’s College Hospital is part of King’s Health Partners Academic Health Sciences Centre (AHSC), a pioneering collaboration between King’s College London, Guy’s and St Thomas’, King’s College Hospital and South London and Maudsley NHS Foundation Trust. As one of only five accredited AHCS in the country, King’s faces exciting challenges as it develops to bring together an unrivalled range and depth of clinical and research expertise to improve patient care.
The Critical Care Centre at Kings’ College Hospital NHS Foundation Trust (King’s) is opening two brand new state of the art Critical Care Units this year. This is a fantastic opportunity for developing the critical care research service. The two new Critical Care Units will open in addition to the current Critical Care Units at King’s (Denmark Hill and PRUH site), providing specialist care across all specialities for critically ill medical and surgical patients, including neurosurgery, neurology, trauma, orthopaedics, general surgery, cardiothoracic, cardiology, renal, liver and haematology..
We are affiliated to King’s College, London, which provides a wide variety of modules that may lead to a relevant MSc or MRes qualification. We have strong links with academic colleagues and actively support academic development for the team.
For further details / informal visits contact:
Clair Harris ACET Clinical Research manager Apply
Dr Phil Hopkins R&I lead for Critical Care, London South CRN Specialty group lead for Critical Care Apply IMPORTANT
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