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Endocrine Research Nurse

Barts Health NHS Trust
£42,471 to £50,364 per annum inc.
Closing date
28 Sep 2023

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Band 6
Full Time
Delivering clinical research to make patients, and the NHS, better!

Barts Health NHS Trust has a vision to be a high performing group of NHS hospitals, renowned for excellence and innovation and providing safe and compassionate care to our patients in East London and beyond.

An exciting opportunity for a Band 6 Endocrine Research Nurse to join the Children's research team at Barts Health NHS Trust. The research that we conduct is focused on the holistic approach to patient care and significantly contributes to the future progress of healthcare for all. Working clinically with the team you will promote high standards of both patient care and research practice and contribute to the recruitment and retention of patients in clinical research studies.

Main duties of the job

The post holder's primary role will be to contribute actively to the conduct, coordination, and delivery of endocrine clinical research studies related to puberty and pituitary disease at The Royal London Hospital. Working effectively with the immediate and broader multidisciplinary team, being responsible for ensuring that high standards of clinical care planning, delivery, safety, and patient satisfaction is to a very high standard, compliant with trust policy, study protocol requirements, local and national guidance, and legislation. The post holder will be responsible for assessing and managing the care pathways for patients and carers participating in trials. This will involve the recruitment, education and monitoring of children in studies and the collection and documentation of accurate data. You will work closely with your extended team, Queen Mary's University, JRMO (R& D), investigators and the study / clinical teams. You will work collaboratively with the wider multi-disciplinary team (MDT) in the management of your own caseload of children and carers in the clinical studies. The post holder will deliver the studies under the leadership of the Senior Research Nurses at The Royal London Hospital Children's Clinical Research Facility.

About us

Barts Health is one of the largest NHS trusts in the country, and one of Britain's leading healthcare providers.

The Barts Health group of NHS hospitals is entering an exciting new era on our improvement journey to becoming an outstanding organisation with a world-class clinical reputation. Having lifted ourselves out of special measures, we now have the impetus and breathing space to chart a fresh course in which we are continually striving to improve all our services for patients.

Our vision is to be a high-performing group of NHS hospitals, renowned for excellence and innovation, and providing safe and compassionate care to our patients in east London and beyond. That means being a provider of excellent patient safety, known for delivering consistently high standards of harm-free care and always caring for patients in the right place at the right time. It also means being an outstanding place to work, in which our WeCare values and behaviours are visible to all and guide us in how we work together.

We strive to live by our WeCare values and are committed to promoting inclusion, where every staff member has a sense of belonging. We value our differences and fully advocate, cultivate and support an inclusive working environment.

Job description

Job responsibilities

This post represents an exciting opportunity for an enthusiastic, self-motivated, organised nurse to develop their clinical research skills. Computer skills, team-working, flexibility, and initiative will be required to ensure the success of this post. You will need to have an excellent level of written and verbal communication skills. Previous research experience is desirable for the post.

This is a fixed term post for 32 months. For more information, please contact Dr Sasha Howard, Paediatric Endocrine Consultant ( or Theresa Simangan, Senior Paediatric Research Nurse ( at telephone number 02035941551/02035941455.

To apply, please search for the job on the NHS Jobs website and complete the on-line application form.

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



  • Registered Nurse - Current registration with NMC
  • Evidence of continued professional development


  • Specialist knowledge of research legislation, GCP and National Framework or equivalent
  • Demonstrable knowledge within a required disease site e.g. Pituitary/Pubertal Disorders
  • Completed/working towards degree in the speciality or related fields e.g. Healthcare management qualification



  • Appropriate level of Post registration nursing experience in the NHS
  • Appropriate level of experience in Patient communication and Multi Disciplinary Team (research or clinical) communication within daily work environment
  • Experience of undertaking clinical research and/or extensive clinical experience in a specific area



  • Knowledge of Clinical and Research Terminology and understanding of Good Clinical Practice



  • Ability to practice within the scope of the NMC professional code.
  • Ability to make independent decisions and advise others on appropriate action
  • Ability to organise and prioritise own work and organise research within the project timetable
  • Ability to work under pressure across competing demands to meet tight deadlines
  • Ability to maintain accurate and up to date records.
  • Good communication skills
  • Computer Literacy including MS Word, Excel, and PowerPoint
  • Ability to communicate complex information to patients/carers/ members of MDT


  • Paediatric and adult phlebotomy and venous cannulation skills
  • Ability to engage and recruit patients into clinical trials



  • Enthusiasm to learn new skills
  • Team player whilst possessing ability to work independently
  • Self-motivated and hard-working
  • General health appropriate to the duties of the post
  • The ability to meet UK 'right to work' requirements

Employer details

Employer name

Barts Health NHS Trust


Royal London Hospital


E1 1FR

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