Senior Paediatric Clinical Research Nurse

Band 6

Main area
Paediatric Clinical Research
Band 6
37.5 hours per week
Job ref
£26,565 - £35,577 per annum
27/09/2017 23:59

Central Manchester University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust (CMFT) and the University Hospital of South Manchester NHS Foundation Trust (UHSM) will join together to create a new Foundation Trust in October 2017 which will be named Manchester University NHS Foundation Trust; subject to required approvals.   Following this, the plan is for North Manchester General Hospital (which is currently part of The Pennine Acute Hospitals NHS Trust) to join the new organisation around 12-18 months later.

As a result of this plan, it’s such an extremely exciting and challenging period in the delivery of health and social care in Greater Manchester and one that provides a wealth of opportunity. Our new organisation will provide a single hospital service across the city of Manchester and in 12- 18 months will also include the services currently provided by North Manchester General Hospital.  These changes will make a real difference to the health outcomes and quality of life for the people of Manchester. 

Are you a good team worker with excellent communication skills who can contribute to the development of the paediatric research service? To apply, you’ll need to have an RSCN or RN (child) qualification and an interest in research.

We’re looking for a Band 6 Clinical Research Nurses to support pioneering research studies. If you are committed to helping patient’s parents and carers to make the right decision about their treatment options, with the skills to guide and advise them throughout their research journey, this role could be for you.

You’ll be joining an award-winning diverse team of experts who are making a difference to the future of care in the NHS by asking questions and finding out the answers.

We are a dedicated Children's Clinical Research Facility (MCCRF) situated within the Royal Manchester Children's Hospital. We are one of the first five in an expanding network of facilities throughout the country. The facility offers both inpatient and outpatient services and is a key part in the plans to extend research services following the successful granting of NIHR Funding for Manchester.

This job is a unique opportunity to be involved in cutting edge research with children and young people of all ages.You will be involved in working with children, young people and their families at the MCCRF. You will provide a child-focused environment and support the family throughout the duration of their time as a research participant.

The Children’s CRF is a 10 bedded nurse led research facility. We provide a supportive, participant focused environment for research of the highest scientific excellence. We provide facilities for both commercial and academic research studies in a wide range of clinical specialities for children. The facility aims to attract internationally acclaimed research, to take a leading role in research nurse education and to be instrumental in the development of research.

Our facility is constantly developing and you will be able to contribute to the development of future services. We can provide a comprehensive induction programme and will ensure that all staff have tailored, individual personal development plans with support for further training. Opportunities for developing new clinical skills are available and actively encouraged.

Positive about disabled peopleDisability confident employer

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.

Documents to download

To print a document or save it to your computer, please click with your right mouse button on the document title and select "Save Target As...". You can then save the document in a suitable place on your computer ready to print it out. Clicking with the left mouse button will open the document in a new window (if your web browser can do so).

Apply online now

Further details / informal visits contact

Joanne Guest, Paediatric Nurse Manager at or on 0161 701 1910

Lauren Lindley, Paediatric Nurse Manager at or on 0161 701 1910

If you have problems applying, contact

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