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Senior Respiratory Research Nurse - 12 months

Bradford Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
£43,742 to £50,056 a year per annum
Closing date
5 Jun 2023

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Post Title: Senior Respiratory Research Nurse

Grade: 7

Salary: �43,742 to �50,056 per annum

Department: Research

Location: CRF, Bradford Royal Infirmary

Hours: 37.5 hours/week

Fixed term: 1 year initially

Most attractive aspect of the Post:

This post provides an extremely exciting opportunity to be at the forefront in the development and operation of respiratory clinical trials. The post holder must have a working knowledge of commercial clinical trials and have excellent communication skills, both written and verbal and good organisational skills.

Must be willing to travel between sites. Flexible working hours.

Main duties of the job

Brief Description of the Role:

The post holder will be responsible for the day to day management of the respiratory nursing team ensuring appropriate cover and skill mix for smooth running of research projects.

They will be expected to take part in all aspects of commercial clinical trials, including phlebotomy, ECGs, observations and history taking. The post holder will also need to have excellent record keeping skills and maintain files and notes accurately. They will also be required to educate patients re: medication use and completing diaries and train relevant health care workers regarding trial protocols.

The post holder will be expected to liaise with general practices and trial monitors, attend and complete relevant training.

About us

At Bradford Teaching Hospitals we're passionate about providing outstanding care for the people of the Bradford district and communities across the North of England. We're keen to meet people interested in sharing our passion and helping us continue to deliver the highest quality of care to our patients.

We're a renowned teaching hospital trust at the forefront of research, education and development, with a state-of-the-art simulation and skills training centre on site.

In short, we can help you lift your career to the next level. We've received huge investment to improve patient care which means we have truly world-class facilities including a brand new neonatal suite, state-of-the-art intensive care unit, a newly refurbished A& E department, new children's unit and a welcoming, modern atrium and reception area for staff and visitors.

Job description

Job responsibilities

Summary of most important Experience/Skills/Qualifications required:

Will need to undertake GCP training. Knowledge of commercial clinical trials. Excellent communication skills, excellent record keeping

Informal Enquiries to: Karen Regan Mobile: 07956358351

Office: 01274 383383 (no answer machine)

Fax: 01274 383606


We can offer staff gymnasiums on both hospital sites, final salary pension scheme including life assurance cover and advice on childcare.

Closing Date: 05.06.23 (this date may change dependent on the response)

Directorate: Research & Development

Person Specification



  • Registered Nurse
  • Minimum 1 years' experience at senior level research
  • Experience of research/audit
  • Experience of clinical research recruitment within a hospital setting
  • Experience of leading trial set up


  • Experience of data management



  • Excellent communication skills with the ability to communicate effectively on many levels
  • Effective time management skills - well organised, ability to prioritise and organise own work without direct supervision
  • Clear and accurate preparation and presentation of oral and written information with meticulous attention to detail
  • Evidence of leadership skills and able to manage multiple projects at various stages of development
  • Evidence of working in a large organisation, across multiple disciplinary teams and departments
  • Working with patients and relative/advocates from a range of backgrounds as research participants
  • Good IT skills and familiar with MS Office applications



  • Understanding of Information Governance and Confidentiality
  • Understanding of Research Governance, ICH GCP and EU Clinical Trials Directive
  • Knowledge and understanding of research process
  • Awareness and understanding of equality and diversity and how this affects patients, visitors and staff
  • Understanding of NHS Constitution and what it means to you, your responsibilities to the public, patients and colleagues
  • Understanding of equality and diversity issues and how this affects patients, visitors and staff


  • In-depth knowledge of research protocols and other research documentation in order to educate/train patients and staff with regard to specific research requirements and research in general



  • Registered Nurse
  • Healthcare diploma/degree or equivalent
  • Current GCP training
  • Post-registration/post-graduate training in research methods

Other requirements


  • Able to attend meetings away from Trust and evening meetings
  • Willing to travel between sites
  • Ability to work closely, confidently and tactfully with clinical professionals, other staff and patients
  • Methodical and systematic approach to administrative tasks Team player Flexible and reliable

Disclosure and Barring Service Check

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) to check for any previous criminal convictions.

Certificate of Sponsorship

Applications from job seekers who require current Skilled worker sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. For further information visit the UK Visas and Immigration website (Opens in a new tab) .

From 6 April 2017, skilled worker applicants, applying for entry clearance into the UK, have had to present a criminal record certificate from each country they have resided continuously or cumulatively for 12 months or more in the past 10 years. Adult dependants (over 18 years old) are also subject to this requirement. Guidance can be found here Criminal records checks for overseas applicants (Opens in a new tab) .

UK Registration

Applicants must have current UK professional registration. For further information please see NHS Careers website (opens in a new window).

Employer details

Employer name

Bradford Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust


Bradford Teaching Hospitals



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