Are you an experienced nurse with either a background in, or a demonstrable interest in research?
We are looking for someone who is motivated, eager, with a can do attitude and an eye for detail. You will be an effective communicator with the ability to engage patients, professionals and our partner's. You will be keen to improve an awareness of research to the wider community and play an active part in this. You will thrive on challenge, be organised and able to use your initiative. You will be willing to engage in a variety of portfolio and commercial research trials and be adaptable to a changing environment.
The post is 30 hours per week and you will be based in Grimsby. However there is an expectation that you will work cross site and will work in Scunthorpe as and when required, often on a weekly basis.
You will be working as part of an established and supportive team and this is a good opportunity to use your skills and knowledge and be willing to develop further.
Please note the post start date is 1st April 2022
Main duties of the job
You will be a first level registered nurse with Degree level education or equivalent
Have demonstrable CPD Evidence of research activity
The role will involve setting up and coordinating clinical studies, delivering on key objectives and developing research capacity within the team. You will recruit patients into studies and be responsible for all aspects or enrolment and data collection.
The post holder will be expected to be proactive in educating clinical staff in the specifics of running clinical trials. You should demonstrate the ability to manage own work load and to work as part of a team.
You will be able to communicate and negotiate effectively with patients, clinical staff and our external stakeholders to ensure the smooth running of trials.
Hold current professional registration
Working for our organisation
We’re a large organisation with three hospitals located in Scunthorpe, Grimsby and Goole. We also provide community services in North Lincolnshire. Our 6,500 members of staff care for and support a population of more than 400,000 people.
We encourage all our staff to innovate and adopt ‘best practice’ so we can deliver excellent care to our patients. We ask staff to live our values; kindness, courage and respect.
We are committed to recruiting the best people to work with us. You could be one of them.
To learn more about Northern Lincolnshire and Goole NHS Foundation Trust, and discover the unique benefits on offer to employees, view our latest videos, plus more, please visit our recruitment website at https://joinnlag.co.uk/
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Detailed job description and main responsibilities
The post holder will take responsibility, under supervision/support, for the set-up, management, co-ordination and facilitation of a caseload of concurrent portfolio research studies and other studies as appropriate. In addition to clinical and patient related care, this role includes document generation and control, project tracking and logistics, data collection, patient recruitment accrual reporting.
The post holder will have continuing responsibility for assessment of patient care needs of research and trial participants and for providing them with high quality care that is timely and protocol-driven. They will provide specialist nursing care and advice to participants on all aspects of their involvement in trials, including identification, advising and proper reporting of any adverse events. They will contribute to development of the speciality service to trial participants and ensure cost
effective use of resources.
Education and Qualifications
- • First level registered nurse/midwife
- • Degree level education or equivalent;
- • Current professional Registration
- • Demonstrable CPD
- • Evidence of research activity
- • Demonstrable CPD relevant to the conduct of High Quality Research and Audit Programme
- • Professional clinical knowledge acquired through at least 2 years’ post registration experience.
- • Evidence of experience within field of nursing.
- • Training in ICH-GCP clinical trial standards and the detailed trial-specific rules it provides for administration and record keeping – if formal training not already undertaken, willingness to be sent on training course at start of the job
You must have appropriate UK professional registration.
This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 (Amendment) (England and Wales) Order 2020 and it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service.
Documents to download
Further details / informal visits contact
- Maria Briggs
- Job title
- Team Manager
- Email address
- Telephone number
- 03033 305263
- Additional information
Kathy Dent - Lead Research Nurse
Dorothy Hutchinson-Lead research Nurse
If you have problems applying, contact
Diana, Princess of Wales Hospital
- 03033 306519