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Clinical Research Nurse

Cardiff & Vale University Health Board
£28,834 to £35,099 per annum
Closing date
2 Oct 2023

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Band 5
Full Time
An exciting opportunity has arisen within Cardiff and Vale University R& D for a Research Nurse to become part of a growing and dynamic research delivery team.

This role will be supporting exciting and innovative research within the women and children department.

We are seeking to employ a band 5 Registered Nurse with research and/or gynaecology clinical experience with an interest in research who will bring enthusiasm and have a desire to develop.

The post holder will be based at the University Hospital of Wales and will be employed to support the growing portfolio of studies in various specialities.

Welsh and/or English speakers are equally welcome to apply.

Funding is provided by Health and Care Research Wales supports NHS Research and Delivery (R& D) Departments led by a R& D Director to provide local services for research support and facilitates the sponsoring and hosting of studies within UHB's across Wales. Part of this service includes a NHS research delivery team consisting of Research Nurses, Clinical Studies Officers, Research Officers and Administrators, employed by NHS organisations to support the delivery of high quality health and social care studies.

This will be a fixed term post for 12 months to cover the needs of the service

Main duties of the job

The post holder will contribute to the assessment and management of the care pathways for patients and carer's participating in clinical trials.

This will include the recruitment, education, monitoring of trial patients, the collection and documentation of accurate data.

Carry out physical assessments, taking blood/urine samples and processing according to the study protocol.

Facilitate recruitment into a number of research studies ensuring all study timelines are met.

Maintain accurate documentation of patient events in nursing/medical notes and case report forms.

The ability to speak Welsh is desirable for this role Welsh and/or English speakers are equally welcome to apply.

About us

Cardiff and Vale University Health Board is one of the largest Integrated Health Boards in the UK, employing over 15,000 staff, providing over 100 specialist services. Working across 6 hospital sites, we have a diverse range of career opportunities to offer. Serving around 500,000 people living in Cardiff and the Vale of Glamorgan, we are focussed on the health and care needs of our local population whilst working with our partners to develop regional services.

Our mission is Caring for People, Keeping People Well,and our vision is that every person's chance of leading a healthy life should be equal. As an organisation we are unashamedly ambitious for our population's health, rising to the challenges of today and tomorrow through our 10-year strategy, Shaping our Future Wellbeing. We are contributing to a healthier Wales with great emphasis placed on innovation and improvement, learning from around the world and leading the way in clinical research. Partnership working is strong at Cardiff and Vale, and we work closely with our staff and our community.

Cardiff, the thriving Welsh capital, is a fantastic city to live and work in with an abundance of sports, arts and cultural attractions. Situated to the west of Cardiff, the Vale of Glamorgan offers a combination of beautiful Welsh countryside and a dramatic natural coastline. Whether city life or rural living, Cardiff and the Vale offers the best of both worlds.

Job description

Job responsibilities

You will be able to find a full Job description and Person Specification attached within the supporting documents or please click Apply now to view in Trac

Person Specification



  • Registered Nurse
  • Evidence of continued professional development
  • Ability to make independent decisions


  • Knowledge of clinical and/or research terminology



  • Evidence of previous patient/client and Multi Disciplinary Team contact within work environment.
  • Clinical experience gained in NHS.


  • Experience of undertaking clinical research

Aptitude and abilities


  • Ability to communicate complex information to patients/carers/ members of MDT
  • Team player whilst possessing ability to work independently
  • Well organised and able to plan own workload



  • Positive attitude and respect for others

Employer details

Employer name

Cardiff and Vale University Health Board


University Hospital of Wales

Heath Park


CF14 4XW

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