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Clinical Research Practitioner/Research Nurse

Sandwell and West Birmingham NHS Trust
West Bromwich
£35,392 to £42,618 per annum
Closing date
22 May 2024

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Band 6
Full Time

Job Details

We have an opportunity to join the Research and Development team to support ICU research. The successful candidate will have experience of working in ICU or have research experience. This is a Fixed Term Post to cover maternity leave for 12 months You will be working closely with the multi-disciplinary team to support and deliver research projects relevant to our local population. You will be required to work autonomously and will also be responsible for identifying new research opportunities, coordinating and managing a number of clinical trials.

Main duties of the job

In addition to assisting clinicians and other members of the research team, you will support research patients throughout the research process ensuring the well-being and safety of patients at all times. You will perform study related procedures, including participant assessment, informed consent, clinical examinations and reporting adverse events. The post holder will demonstrate excellent communication and interpersonal skills and have the ability and initiative to work independently and manage a patient caseload across a variety of trials & studies. You will be required to prioritise your own workload and be responsible for the management of a caseload of clinical trial patients.

The post holder will also be required to work on other research studies across other specialties depending on portfolio requirements.

About us

Sandwell and West Birmingham NHS Trust (SWBT) is an integrated careorganisation with a budget of approximately �600 million and over 7,000 staff. Diversity and social care is at the core of what we do as the Trust provides Community and Acute Services to over half a million people in an urban centre that demands massive regeneration and has substantial premature mortality.

Our new acute hospital, the Midland Metropolitan University Hospital (MMUH), opens in 2024 and will provide care to our local population from first class, purpose-built premises.As a result, the base of this role may change to MMUH from 2024 (or beyond). If this is applicable to your role, you will be informed during the recruitment process and continuing your application with this understanding.The development of the new hospital will play an important role in the regeneration of the wider area and in improving the lives of local people and reducing health inequalities.

We have three newly emerging strategic objectives:
  • Our People - to cultivate and sustain happy, productive and engaged staff
  • Our Patients - to be good or outstanding in everything we do
  • Our Population - to work seamlessly with our partners to improve live

  • Job description

    Job responsibilities

    Please see the attached job description and person specification for specific details of the role and requirements for applicants.

    Person Specification



    • Registered nurse with current NMC registration
    • Undergraduate Degree or equivalent theoretical knowledge


    • Teaching qualificaion



    • Recent significant research experience and/or previous significant paient facing experience within relevant specialty


    • experience and knowledge of principles of clinical research



    • Knowledge of Research Governance/ICH GCP


    • knowledge of research methods

    Personal Qualities


    • Ability to work as part of a MDT
    • Committment to personal development

    Written skills


    • Proficient in reading and writing in English Language

    Working Conditions


    • Delivery of direct personal care of patients
    • Ability to deal with and diffuse conflict situations

    Employer details

    Employer name

    Sandwell and West Birmingham NHS Trust


    SWB NHS Trust

    Sandwell General Hospital

    West Bromwich

    B71 4HJ

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