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Research Nurse

Employer
Epsom and St Helier University Hospitals NHS Trust
Location
Carshalton
Salary
£40,701 to £48,054 per annum
Closing date
30 Apr 2024

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Profession
Nurse
Grade
Band 6
Hours
Full Time

Job Details

An exciting opportunity has arisen for an experienced Research Nurse to join the Research Team at Epsom & St Helier University Hospitals NHS Trust. We are looking for an enthusiastic and motivated individual who is keen to work in research. The post holder will support a wide range of specialities across the Trust. The post holder will be based at St Helier Hospital (Clinical Trials Unit), but may also be required to support research activity elsewhere in the Trust. A visit to the department would be recommended when applying for this post. You will join research nurses who are currently supporting NIHR portfolio of studies within several specialties, including renal, cardiology dermatology, and stroke. If you would like to find out more or arrange an informal visit please contact: Neringa Vilimiene (Senior Research Nurse) neringa.vilimiene@nhs.net

Main duties of the job

We are looking for an enthusiastic, motivated and hardworking Research Nurse to join our exciting Research team. This is a great opportunity for the successful applicant to gain research experience in one of the recognised and respected hospitals in South London.

You will join research nurses who are currently supporting NIHR portfolio of studies within several specialties, including renal, cardiology dermatology, and stroke.

If you would like to find out more or arrange an informal visit please contact:

Neringa Vilimiene (Senior Research Nurse) neringa.vilimiene@nhs.net

About us

Welcome to the Epsom and St Helier University Hospitals NHS Trust. We offer an extensive range of services, including cancer, pathology, surgery, and gynecologyto over 490,000 people in south west London and north east Surrey. We operate two busy general hospitals, Epsom Hospitaland St Helier Hospital, and run services from other locations, including Sutton Hospital. We are also part of two innovative integrated care partnerships - Sutton Health and Careand Surrey Downs Health and Care. St Helier Hospital is home to the South West Thames Renal and Transplantation Unitand Queen Mary's Hospital for Children, while Epsom Hospital is home to the South West London Elective Orthopaedic Centre (SWLEOC). Both Epsom and St Helier hospitals have Accident and Emergency departments (A& E)and Maternity services (Obstetrics). With nearly 900,000 people coming to our hospitals for care and treatment every year, our almost 5,000 staff and 500 volunteers work around the clock to keep our busy hospitals running smoothly.

As teaching hospitals, we play a key role in the education and training of tomorrow's doctors, nurses and other health professionals. Both sites work in partnership with St George's Hospital and St George's Medical School in south London to deliver high quality education and research.

Job description

Job responsibilities

Please see the attached supporting document which contains more information about the Research Nurse role at Epsom and St Helier.

Person Specification

Qualifications

Essential

  • RN with Current NMC Pin
  • Diploma/Degree in Nursing
  • Relevant post registration programme
  • ENB 998 or professionally recognized equivalent teaching course


Desirable

  • GCP Certificate or willingness to be trained


Experience

Essential

  • Experience in delivering evidence based practice
  • Experience of explaining complex concepts to patients in a clear and simplified manner
  • Experience of acting as a patient advocate
  • Previous experience in audit and evaluation


Desirable

  • Experience in Clinical Research
  • Experience of formal/informal teaching of patients and staff
  • Experience working as a preceptor/facilitator


Skills

Essential

  • Well-developed clinical skills
  • Competent use of relevant software specifically spreadsheets.


Desirable

  • Experience in ECG's, spirometry and phlebotomy


Knowledge

Essential

  • Awareness of GCP, clinical research methodology and treatment protocols


Desirable

  • Participation in clinical or nursing research


Employer details

Employer name

Epsom and St Helier University Hospitals NHS Trust

Address

Epsom and St Helier

Wrythe lane

Carshalton

SM5 1AA

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343-6180920-RB-SK-A

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