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Clinical Research Midwife

Employer
University Hospitals Sussex NHS Foundation Trust
Location
Chichester
Salary
£35,392 to £42,618 per annum pro rata
Closing date
24 Sep 2023

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Profession
Nurse, Midwife
Grade
Band 6
Hours
Part Time
We are seeking an enthusiastic and motivated Midwife to join our clinical trials team based at St Richards Hospital, Chichester as a Research Midwife. This exciting part-time 1year fixed term/secondment opportunity will provide the ideal opportunity to broaden clinical research experience and learn new skills.

As a valued member of the team you will help women access studies and change future NHS treatments and patients' lives for the better. This exciting position will provide the ideal opportunity to develop further clinical research experience and learn new skills.

Research experience is desirable but not essential as we would provide comprehensive training and support for the applicant.

Main duties of the job

The post holder will work closely with our team of clinical research Midwifes and Nurses working on the Obstetric portfolio of studies.

The postinvolves providing midwifery care to women who participate in research, supporting them in their decision-making to participate in trials, strict protocol adherence, data collection, and organisation of relevant tests and procedures.

The post holder will also be responsible for promoting research within Trust departments and supporting colleagues and local investigators to deliver high quality research activity to support patient care. The role requires flexibility and the ability to work as a team member and under own direction.

About us

Join us at UHSussex, every day is different, you can be the change, better never stops

A t UHSussex we're proud to be at the heart of the NHS. As one of the UK's largest acute Trusts, we're a leading example of the excellence, the ambition and the values that have embodied the NHS for over 70 years.

Improving lives: We are a vibrant and inclusive organisation, with hardworking, talented and dedicated individuals, who work together towards a common goal, to always put our Patient First. Our mission is summed up by our 'where better never stops' motto and no matter the role at UHSussex, you will play a part in driving us forwards and in improving the lives of patients across Sussex. We treat our patients and staff with the same compassion and empathy we expect for ourselves. We're here for them when they need us, and we go above and beyond to meet their needs. This can be seen in our wellbeing programme for staff which is extensive and designed to support you when you need it because we know that to look after others we must first look after ourselves.

Build a career with us: As a university trust and a leader in healthcare research, we value learning, teaching and training so that we can be the best that we can be. From the moment you start with us and throughout your career we will help you to grow and develop. We hope that in choosing UHSussex you are choosing a long and happy career where you will be able to see the difference you make and feel valued for all that you do.

Job description

Job responsibilities

The post holder will be working closely with our team of clinical research midwivesObstetric clinical research studies. They will initially be supervised in their provision of the day to day management of an allocated portfolio of studies. This includes successful recruitment and retention of patients, strict protocol adherence, data collection, and organisation of relevant tests and procedures. The post holder will also be responsible for promoting research within Trust departments and providing high quality research activity with colleagues and local investigators to support patient care.

The post is for up to 30 hours per week.

For more information contact:

Yolanda Baird- Senior Clinical Research Nurse

yolanda.baird1@nhs.net

Contact Number: 01243 788122 x32047

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Person Specification

Midwifery qualification and experience

Essential

  • Current NMC registered Midwife with substantial experience
  • Educated to degree level or working towards or equivalent level of experience
  • Recent specialist knowledge in Obstetric clinical practice in an acute NHS setting
  • Clearly able to demonstrate Trust values
  • Good communication skills
  • Ability to prioritise own workload


Desirable

  • Obstetric clinical trial experience in an NHS setting
  • Good Clinical Practice certification
  • Experience of using Excel spreadsheets


Employer details

Employer name

University Hospitals Sussex NHS Foundation Trust (279)

Address

St Richard's Hospital

Spitalfield lane

Chichester

PO19 6SE

Any attachments will be accessible after you click to apply.

279-5633657-SEP23

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