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Trial Coordinator

University Hospitals of Leicester NHS Trust
£28,407 to £34,581 a year per annum
Closing date
10 Jun 2023

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Other Health Profession
Band 5
Full Time
The Leicester Diabetes Centre is looking for a new research Trial coordinator who is As Trial Coordinator, you willbe responsible for coordinating the recruitment activities acrossProfessor Pratik Choudhary's researchportfolioandsupporting the clinicalresearchteam on specificmulticentre research trials for people with diabetesin particular Type 1 Diabetes and associated clinical trials.

You will liaise closely with a multidisciplinary team including with Prof Choudhary tosupporting his research studies,includingstudysteering groupmeetings, providing regular reports on participants screening and recruits on a weekly basis. In addition, you will complete study related activities as required by the sponsor andstudy steeringgroup.

Main duties of the job

About you

You will have significant experience in an senior administrative role, having worked previously on clinical research projects and programmes, with knowledge of the issues concerning quality and standards in research governance.

About us

We are one of the biggest and busiest NHS trusts in the country, incorporating the General, Glenfield and Royal Infirmary hospitals. We have our very own Children's Hospital and run one of the country's leading heart centres.

Our team is made up of more than 17,000 staff providing a range of services primarily for the one million residents of Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland.

We work with partners at the University of Leicester and De Montfort University providing world-class teaching to nurture and develop the next generation of doctors, nurses and other healthcare professionals, many of whom go on to spend their working lives with us.

Our purpose is to provide 'Caring at its best' and our staff have helped us create a set of values that embody who we are and what we're here to do. They are:
  • We focus on what matters most
  • We treat others how we would like to be treated
  • We are passionate and creative in our work
  • We do what we say we are going to do
  • We are one team and we are best when we work together

Our patients are at the heart of all we do and we believe that 'Caring at its best' is not just about the treatments and services we provide, but about giving our patients the best possible experience.

About the University Hospitals of Leicester NHS Trust: (

The detailed job description and main responsibilities are included as an attachment to this advert.

Job description

Job responsibilities

The post calls for high levels of efficiency, accuracy, coordination and communication, coupled with advanced competencies in planning and organising. You will be comfortable identifying your own work priorities and managing your own time to ensure you consistently deliver results to the agreed deadlines.

Person Specification

Training & Qualifications


  • Educated to degree or relevant vocational qualification
  • Good general standard of education including 5 GCSEs to include English and Maths (or equivalent).
  • Microsoft Office training or significant demonstrable experience.


  • Project Management Qualification



  • Awareness of Ethics, HRA and sponsor approval processes
  • Experience of working in a relevant field with transferable skills
  • Understanding of caring for patients and volunteers in clinical research
  • Experience of preparing and presenting update or summary reports


  • Experience of data collection and data-entry
  • Previous experience as a clinical trial coordinator
  • Creative thinking

Communication and relationship skills


  • Good interpersonal and communication skills
  • Experience of working to deadlines
  • Ability to work within a multidisciplinary team

Analytical and Judgement skills


  • Very good eye for detail

Planning and organisation skills


  • Able to prioritise own workload with minimal supervision, ensuring all data related queries are dealt with in a timely and efficient manner.
  • Experience reporting on project progress and providing feedback during team meetings.

Other requirements specific to the role


  • Enthusiasm, flexible, resilience, think outside the box

Employer details

Employer name

University Hospitals of Leicester NHS Trust


Leicester General Hospital

Gwendolen Road



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