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Gynaecology Research Nurse

Birmingham Women's and Children's NHS Foundation Trust
£35,392 to £42,618 Per annum
Closing date
2 Oct 2023

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Band 6
Contract Type
Full Time
An exciting opportunity has arisen within the Research and Development (R& D) department. We are looking for an enthusiastic, proactive, and dedicated nurse with an interest in Women's Health to join our friendly Gynaecology Research Team.

The post holder will have a primary role in supporting all aspects of research activity including recruitment, administering assessments and interventions, collecting and managing data, and audit and evaluation of research studies delivered by Birmingham Women and Children's NHS Foundation Trust. This post is ideal for someone with an interest in delivering research across a wide range of gynaecological conditions, in addition to fertility, early pregnancy, and miscarriage services.

Main duties of the job

The successful candidate will primarily support gynaecology research although there may be the opportunity to work alongside the wider team and contribute to projects delivered by Tommy's National Centre for Miscarriage Research. The successful candidate will be based at Birmingham Women's and will be responsible for maximising recruitment into research studies within the Trust. Duties will include study setup, protocol implementation, development of recruitment strategies, data collection, and general data management for a variety of studies. The post holder will be responsible for the co-ordination and maintenance of accurate, comprehensive records for clinical trial files to support the research and clinical teams in all aspects of recruitment, education, and monitoring of participants in clinical trials. They will support the development of the department by working alongside research teams to raise the profile of clinical trials.

The applicant must be an excellent communicator, will need exceptional interpersonal and team working skills, and be capable of working independently and flexibly. Previous working experience is essential. The applicant must be entered on to the adult nursing register and have no restrictions on practice.

This post is subject to change to reflect the needs of the services and projects available.

Previous applicants need not apply. Informal visits to the department prior to applying for this position are encouraged.

About us

Birmingham Women's and Children's NHS Foundation Trust is the first of its type in the UK. Our Trust was formed in February 2017 to drive forward our commitment to provide the highest quality, world-class physical and mental health care for our women, children and families.

Uniting our hospitals means more seamless care more investment to make greater advances in our specialist treatment and world-leading neo-natal and fetal work. Importantly, it also gives us a greater voice in shaping the future of family-centered care.

Birmingham Children's Hospital is a UK leading specialist paediatric centre with an international reputation in several areas. Birmingham Women's Hospital is one of two dedicated women's hospitals in the UK, with the busiest single site maternity unit, delivering more than 8,200 babies a year offering a full range of gynaecological, maternity and neonatal care. Forward Thinking Birmingham (FTB) Mental Health Services are a unique, innovative community and inpatient mental health partnership. Alongside partners FTB offers care pathways of mental health assessment and treatment for young people aged 0-25 years old.

Our Trust is committed to creating the best place to work. We believe in promoting and enhancing inclusion, diversity and equality and encourage applications from all areas of the community, who meet the criteria for the role, regardless of age, gender identity, disability, race, religion or sexual orientation.

Job description

Job responsibilities

Please refer to the attached job description and person specification to view the full details for this opportunity at Birmingham Womens and Childrens NHS Foundation Trust.

When completing your application, please ensure you have evidenced how you meet the job description and person specification to include transferable experience, qualifications, skills along with professional registration details (if applicable).

Occasionally we receive a large number of applications for our roles and when that happens we sometimes bring the closing date forward, so please apply promptly to avoid disappointment.

Person Specification



  • NMC Registered Nurse
  • Minimum 1 year post-registration experience

Knowledge and Experience


  • Experience of health research and/or clinical trials co-ordination
  • Background in gynaecology or some experience working in women's health



  • Communication skills - able to demonstrate excellent verbal and written communication
  • Analytical skills - demonstrate ability to use own initiative and the ability to work well under pressure
  • Organisation - to have excellent time management and ability to prioritise workload
  • Interpersonal skills - assertive and strong patient advocate
  • IT - computer literacy
  • Physical skills - manual dexterity required to complete varied clinical tasks


  • Analytical - ability to trouble shoot and problem within the scope of research
  • Planning - experience in the setting up and delivery of clinical trials
  • Resourceful - maintaining study stock, resources, and equipment



  • Demonstrate alignment with the values and beliefs of the Trust
  • Demonstrate an understanding of the practices of equality and inclusion in the delivery of this role
  • Team working - able to work flexibly and cross-cover research studies
  • Punctual and flexible with working hours when required

Employer details

Employer name

Birmingham Women's and Children's NHS Foundation Trust


Birmingham Women's Hospital

Mindelsohn Way, Edgbaston


B15 2TG

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