Clinical Research Nurse

Band 6

Main area
Clinical Research Nursing
Band 6
Fixed Term
37.5 hours per week
Job ref
£26,565 - £35,577 per annum
28/07/2017 23:59

Band 6 Clinical Research Nurse – Cross Speciality Nurse

Are you interested in an exciting new career in clinical research?

We are looking for a full time (37.5 hrs. per week) Band 6 Clinical Research Nurse for a 12 month fixed term contract to work across the Research & Innovation Division. This is a unique post to where the post holder will coordinate, facilitate and support the delivery of clinical research in various research settings across CMFT. This offers an exciting opportunity to develop a vast array of research knowledge and experience in a multitude of clinical specialities.

You’ll be joining, a diverse team of research nurses, doctors and trials staff at CMFT who provide high quality care and support all patients and their relatives taking part in research.

Clinical research at CMFT:

CMFT is a leading provider of tertiary and specialist healthcare services treating over one million patients each year.

Our Research and Innovation Division is dedicated to driving continuous improvement in the care our patients receive through clinical research. We support some 300 principal investigators, who undertake research across a diverse range of clinical areas, spread across seven hospitals and community services, to deliver improved diagnostics, treatments and devices for patients in Manchester and beyond.

CMFT has a large research portfolio, with excellent facilities and internationally renowned researchers; we have a global reputation for conducting and delivering pioneering research.

What we’re looking for:

We are looking for a highly motivated and enthusiastic nurse who is capable of contributing to the development and delivery of research across the Trusts growing number of NIHR portfolio studies.

You will take a proactive approach in managing clinical research studies including developing study procedures and practice, gaining consent and approvals and recruiting patients, alongside clinical duties including providing the highest quality patient care and collecting samples. In addition to this, you may need to coordinate with other sites within the UK, and this may occasionally requires traveling.

You will be instrumental in implementing study objectives and will provide dedicated support to ensure that studies are delivered to time and target. You will be the main point of contact for study principal investigators, sponsors and patients and so effective communication and team working skills are essential. You will be involved in ensuring that research undertaken at CMFT safeguards the well-being of patients and is undertaken within ICH Good Clinical Practice Guidelines. You will also have opportunities to showcase your work and will at all times be an ambassador of research at CMFT, at internal and external events.

Prior clinical research nursing experience is not essential, but advantageous. You will be educated to a degree level; you will have experience of nursing in a variety of clinical settings and have First Level registration RN (adult). Comprehensive training and an induction programme will be provided for successful candidates. We will also ensure that you have tailored, individual personal development plans with support for further training. Opportunities for developing new research and clinical skills are available and actively encouraged.

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Applicant requirements

You must have appropriate UK professional registration.

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service.

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Further details / informal visits contact

Elaine Coughlan
0161 276b 8979

If you have problems applying, contact

Human Resources Recruitment Department
Central Manchester NHS Foundation Trust
Trust Headquarters
Cobbett House
M13 9WL
0161 276 4797