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.
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This role is based at the Queen Elizabeth Hospital.
Have you ever wondered what a career in clinical research might be like? Working in a Liver Research Team can give you the opportunity to practice all your nursing clinical skills in a new and exciting context. The role of the Research Nurse combines traditional patient care and nursing duties with the less familiar world of research protocols and cutting edge technologies.
An opportunity has arisen for an enthusiastic nurse, interested in clinical research, to join a dynamic, dedicated specialist team managing a wide portfolio of Hepatology research studies. The successful candidate will need to meet the challenge of working autonomously and within a team; and participate in the running of existing clinical research trials and in the setting up of new Hepatology research studies.
The post holder will be a lead nurse responsible for the planning and implementation of clinical research trials. This role involves liaison with Principal Investigators and other members of the multidisciplinary team to develop and manage trial protocols to ensure a high quality of data collection, ensuring participant safety and welfare.
To be successful in this role you will need to be a level 1 Registered Nurse, with considerable experience at Band 5 in an acute care setting. Applicants need to demonstrate a willingness to train for extended roles which include venepuncture, cannulation and administration of cytotoxic medications. Previous research experience desirable.
In return, we can offer you continued professional development and the opportunity to be part of a dynamic and high quality clinical research team. Please contact Sister Emma Burke on Tel: Apply
for further information.
All posts involving access to persons in receipt of health services will be subject to a DBS (Disclosure and Barring Service) check.
However, having a criminal record will not necessarily bar you from working with us; this will depend on the nature of the position and the circumstances of your offences.
Disabled applicants, in line with our commitment to 'Two Ticks', will be guaranteed an interview where they meet the essential criteria and declare their disabled status. The Trust will accept applications in other formats where applicants have disabilities that require a reasonable adjustment for them to be able to apply for vacancies; consideration in respect of additional time for postage/delivery time etc will be given.
Staff recruited from outside of the NHS will usually be appointed at the bottom of the pay band.
Applications from job seekers who require sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside other applications. However, non-EEA candidates may not be appointed to a post if a suitably qualified, experienced or skilled EU/EEA candida