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Clinical Research Nurse

Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust
£34,089 to £41,498 a year pa inclusive
Closing date
22 Mar 2024

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Band 5
Full Time
We are looking to recruit a Band 5 Clinical Research Nurse to join the dynamic Peart Rose Research Team for a fixed term of 12 months in the first instance, with the potential to be become substantive. The Peart Rose Research Team manages the delivery of a wide variety of studies within the Cardiovascular Directorate co-ordinating research trials across three acute hospital sites (Hammersmith Hospital, St Mary's Hospital and Charing Cross Hospital). Our research portfolio includes Cardiology, Cardiothoracic and Vascular. The successful candidate for this post will join the Vascular Hub.

Much of the role will be conducted via the Peart Rose Research Delivery Offices in Charing Cross Hospital and St Mary's Hospital however, flexibility with time and adaptability to work in different environments especially across three sites will be necessary to meet study requirements.

The Research Nurse role includes study delivery, support and management, from the set up phase through to dissemination of research findings, in addition to the recruitment, education and monitoring of research participants, completing clinical assessments and accurate collection and documentation of research data, as well as administration of Investigational Medicinal Products as appropriate.

This role has an emphasis on research integration within the clinical setting here at Imperial. Clinical Research knowledge would be advantageous for the post.

In return, we can offer you a great opportunity to gain research experience within a number of different specialties in one of the most dynamic Academic Health Science Centres in the UK. The post offers an ideal opportunity for motivated, proactive, hardworking and enthusiastic individuals who wish to further develop their careers within clinical research. Continued training and education are essential within this role and we have a strong commitment to the growth and development of the individuals within the team. This role requires the successful candidate to be patient facing, including taking consent and samples from patients

Main duties of the job

The post holder will support the co-ordination and management of clinical research projects, collaborating with key personnel throughout the trust and network to ensure continued care and support for patients involved in clinical trials. The main focus of the role will be in supporting the delivery and development of the research portfolio through identification of suitable participants, co-ordination, recruitment, performance and maintenance of study documentation. The post holder will ensure that any research undertaken safeguards the well-being of research participants and is conducted to ICH Good Clinical Practice.

About us

At Imperial College Healthcare you can achieve extraordinary things with extraordinary people, working with leading clinicians pushing boundaries in patient care. Become part of a vibrant team living our values - expert, kind, collaborative and aspirational. You'll get an experience like no other and will fast forward your career.

Benefits include career development, flexible working and wellbeing, staff recognition scheme. Make use of optional benefits including Cycle to work, car lease schemes, season ticket loan or membership options for onsite leisure facilities.

We are committed to equal opportunities and improving the working lives of our staff and will consider applications to work flexibly, part-time or job share.

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 overviews please view the Job Description attachment with the job advert.

Person Specification



  • Registered Nurse
  • Relevant degree
  • GCP certificate


  • Degree in health science/ research
  • Qualification in clinical research



  • Understanding of Research Governance procedures / ICHGCP and the EU Clinical Trials Directive
  • Understanding of clinical research methodology
  • Ability to apply current research to practice
  • Ability to acquire in-depth knowledge of trial protocols and to communicate this to professionals and lay persons
  • Excellent problem-solving skills
  • Good computer skills


  • Phlebotomy/Cannulation skills
  • Teaching skills



  • Able to demonstrate specialist knowledge of the patient group
  • Experience of working on clinical care pathway documentation
  • Evidence of continuing professional development


  • Experience of working within the NHS
  • Experience of supervision of junior staff

Employer details

Employer name

Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust


Hammersmith Hospital


W12 0HS

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