Clinical Research Data Practitioner

Great Ormond Street Hospital NHS Foundation Trust
£34,089 to £41,498 Per annum inclusive
Closing date
25 Sep 2023

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Healthcare scientist, Researcher
Band 5
Contract Type
Full Time
An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Clinical Research Data Practitioner to join our dynamic Immunology team at Great Ormond Street Hospital for Children NHS Foundation Trust for a one year fixed term post.

We are looking for an enthusiastic and highly motivated individual, with excellent communication skills and prior experience in management of information systems, as well as knowledge of research information handling and analysis.

You will demonstrate excellent organisational skills, show initiative and adopt a proactive approach to managing their workload.Based in central London, GOSH offers flexible working, help with childcare and travel, excellent training and development opportunities and assistance with finding somewhere to live.

Main duties of the job

  • National centre coordinator ensuring sites across the UK have valid and up to date data entered into the UK registry and that sites are trained and equipped to do this
  • Ensure data quality at sites through regular surveillance/audit (remote or in person)
  • Participates in communication with the medical team, Research Nurses, Clinical Nurse Specialists, patients and their families to meet the specific needs of the study
  • Provide cross cover for other clinical research practitioners as directed by the Immunology Lead Research Nurse
  • Coordinates and monitors the care of patients enrolled into research studies and clinical trials as follows:
  • Participates in identifying potential patients for the national registry
  • Evaluates eligibility of potential patients.
  • Ensures all pre-study tests are undertaken and results obtained.
  • Acts as patient advocate and assists in obtaining informed consent as the study - trial progresses/unfolds.
  • Registers/randomises patients onto study protocols.

About us

GOSH is committed to recruiting the best person for the job, based solely on their ability and individual merit as measured against the criteria for the role through a process that is fair, open, consistent and free from bias and discrimination.

We are committed to being a diverse and inclusive employer and foster a culture where all staff are valued, respected and acknowledged. All applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, colour, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, age, disability status or length of time spent unemployed.

We particularly welcome applications from BAME communities, people with disabilities and/or long-term health conditions and LGBT+ community members.

We have policies and procedures in place to ensure that all applicants and employees are treated fairly and consistently. We are proud to be accredited as a Disability Confident Employer, a member of Business Disability Forum and a Stonewall Diversity Champion.

We have active and Executive supported BAME, LGBT+ and Allies, Disability and Long-Term Health Conditions and Women's staff networks. Staff networks are employee-led groups formed around interests, issues and a common bond or background. Staff network members create a positive and inclusive work environment at Great Ormond Street Hospital by actively contributing to the Trust's mission, values and efforts specific to inclusion. All of our staff networks are open to any employee.

Job description

Job responsibilities

The full job description provides an overview of the key tasks and responsibilities of the role, and the person specification outlines the qualifications, skills, experience, and knowledge required. For both documents please view the attachment/s below.

Person Specification

GOSH Culture and Values


  • Our Always values

Academic/Professional qualification/Training


  • Science Qualification or equivalent - degree level
  • Knowledge of health and/or research information management acquired through a relevant specialist qualification or equivalent experience of information handling and analysis gained in a work environment
  • GCP Training


  • Appropriate qualification in MS-Excel use



  • Clinical research experience
  • Knowledge of research methodologies and current national systems and structures for the approval, management and monitoring of clinical research in the NHS


  • Experience of training, ideally training database users
  • Experience of managing information systems
  • Experience of analysing large quantities of complex information from databases and generating reports



  • Experience in using research database systems (e.g. EDGE and/or ReDA) as well as administrative systems (e.g. EPIC)
  • Demonstrably advanced skills in the use of MS-Excel to analyse, sort, manipulate and present data
  • Ability to prioritise workload and work under own initiative
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills, with the ability to interact effectively with staff at all levels
  • Ability to travel in the UK and spend up to 48 hours away from home

Employer details

Employer name

Great Ormond Street Hospital for Children NHS Foundation Trust


Great Ormond Street Hospital

Great Ormond Street



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