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Senior Clinical Research Nurse

University Hospitals Sussex NHS Foundation Trust
£43,742 to £50,056 per annum pro rata
Closing date
30 Apr 2024

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Band 7
Contract Type
Full Time
Band 7 Senior Research Nurse-Two posts are available

The post holders will work in the Clinical Research Facility in Brighton, overseeing a diverse portfolio of studies which may include but not limited to Infectious Diseases, Acute Care, Surgery, ITU ,Neurology, ENT and Ophthalmology. The role may involve working with other teams in various locations within the Trust.

The role will provide excellent professional and clinical leadership promoting the effective delivery of a high standard of nursing care for all research participants and contributing to the development of the service, practice and individuals .

Managerial responsibilities include managing a core CRF clinical team and being instrumental in delivering recruitment targets, implementing team objectives to enhance the performance and development of the team members.

Main duties of the job

As a Senior Research Nurse you will be expected to lead a team of nurses and others delivering a diverse clinical research portfolio. The role requires a level of research experience as well as sound leadership experience. The role will involve daily management of research activities within the facility, as well as supporting the Lead Nurse with the wider portfolio management and working to meet strategic objectives.

Ensuring the successful execution and completion of research projects within specified timelines is crucial. This roles offers a distinct opportunity to facilitate communication and assist in project management for the teams studies.

About us

Join us atUHSussex, every day is different, you can be the change, better never stops

At UHSussex we're proud to be at the heart of the NHS. As one of theUK's largest acute Trusts, we're a leading example of the excellence, the ambition and the values that have embodied the NHS for over 70 years.

Improving lives:We are a vibrant and inclusive organisation, with hardworking, talented and dedicated individuals, who work together towards a common goal, to always put ourPatient First. Our mission is summed up by our 'where better never stops' motto and no matter the role at UHSussex, you will play a part in driving us forwards and in improving the lives of patients across Sussex. We treat our patients and staff with the same compassion and empathy we expect for ourselves. We're here for them when they need us, and we go above and beyond to meet their needs. This can be seen in ourwellbeing programmefor staff which is extensive and designed to support you when you need it because we know that to look after others we must first look after ourselves.

Build a career with us:As a university trust and a leader in healthcare research, we value learning, teaching and training so that we can be the best that we can be. From the moment you start with us and throughout your career we will help you to grow and develop. We hope that in choosing UHSussex you are choosing a long and happy career where you will be able to see the difference you make and feel valued.

Job description

Job responsibilities

See Attached Job Description

For more information potential candidates are encouraged to contact Lisa or Dee

Person Specification

Essential and Desirable


  • Registered Nurse
  • Prior line management and experienced in supervising staff
  • Management and Leadership experience
  • Demonstrate excellent knowledge of the requirements of GCP and legislation
  • Significant post registration advanced nursing in area of specialism


  • Management/Leadership course/qualification
  • Project management experience

Employer details

Employer name

University Hospitals Sussex NHS Foundation Trust (279)


Clinical Research Facility

Sussex House, 2nd Floor, 1 Abbey Road



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