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Band 5 Clinical Trials Co-ordinator

University Hospitals Birmingham NHS Foundation Trust
£28,407 to £34,581 a year
Closing date
23 Nov 2023

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Other Health Profession
Band 5
Full Time
We are seeking a pro-active individual whose skills will enable them to fulfil the roles responsibilities efficiently. Key duties include maintaining clinical trial study documentation and approaching and recruiting patients and healthy volunteers to the NIHR BioResource as well as taking blood and tissue samples.

The successful candidate will possess excellent organisational and communication skills, have experience of managing clinical research, experience in a clinical setting and enjoy working with multi-disciplinary teams. They will also have the ability to prioritise competing workloads.

Applicants should have clinical experience in research and clinical trial coordination, including set up, management and delivery of studies. The successful candidate will need be able to work flexibly and independently as well as being a committed team worker.

Main duties of the job

The Bioresource Clinical Trials Co-ordinator will be responsible for assessing eligibility of patients and healthy volunteers to the NIHR Bioresource. This will involve receiving patient consent, the recruitment of, education and monitoring of Bioresource recruits and projects and the collection and documentation of accurate data. Where appropriate to carry out or assist with clinical procedures and the collection and management of tissue or blood samples. You will work collaboratively with the Clinical Research Facility and Centre for Rare Diseases team and the wider multi-disciplinary team in the management of your own caseload of work. The role involves using an in depth knowledge of the protocol. The Clinical Trials Co-ordinator will also be responsible for ensuring the trial is run to Good Clinical Practice (GCP) standards, answering queries and contribute to resolving any technical or administrative barriers to patient recruitment as a key responsibility of the role is to ensure that trials meet their recruitment targets.

About us

We are recognised as one of the leading NHS Foundation Trusts in the UK. Our vision is to Build Healthier Lives, and we recognise that we need incredible staff to do this.

Our commitment to our staff is to create the best place for them to work, and we are dedicated to:

Investing in the health and wellbeing of our staff, including a commitment of offering flexible working where we can Offer our staff a wide variety of training and development opportunities, to support their personal and career development objectives.

UHB is committed to ensuring that our staff are treated fairly and feel that they belong, by creating a kind and inclusive environment. This is about equity of opportunity removing all barriers, including discrimination and ensuring each individual member of staff reach their true potential, achieve their ambitions and thrive in their work. This is more than words. We are taking action. Our commitment to an inclusive culture is embedded at all levels of the organisation where every voice is heard, driven by our diverse and active staff networks, and at Board level by the Fairness Taskforce led by our CEO. We nurture a culture which empowers staff to challenge discriminatory behaviours and to enable people to bring their 'whole self' to a kinder, more connected and bold place to work.

University Hospitals Birmingham is a Smoke-Free premises hospital.

Job description

Job responsibilities

*Please Note : For a specific detailed job description for this vacancy, please see attached Job Description*

Person Specification



  • * O' Levels / 'GCSE's specifically English and maths at grade C or above
  • * Relevant first degree or equivalent experience



  • * Prior experience in clinical research trials/research data management
  • * Experience of research in a healthcare setting

Employer details

Employer name

University Hospitals Birmingham NHS Foundation Trust


Queen Elizabeth Hospital

Mindelsohn Way


West Midlands

B15 2TH

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