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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
22 May 2024

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Other Health Profession
Band 5
Full Time

Job Details

We have an exciting opportunity for a clinical trials co-ordinator to join our team to work on the Generation Project. The post is for 12 months providing a unique opportunity to be involved with this exciting newborn screening research programme that has the potential to change clinical practice. The post requires an individual who is confident speak to pregnant patients and their partners. Training on the project will be given but the successful candidate will need to be confident consenting patients to the research project. You need to be able to work autonomously and manage a case load of patients and adapt to change quickly. You will also need to be able to support the ward and wider research team with obtaining processing and shipping samples. The role includes close liaison with clinicians, data managers, sponsors, research and development, and outpatient and inpatient staff

Main duties of the job

The role of the Clinical Trials Co-ordinator is to assist in the provision of a clinical trial service within University Hospital Birmingham NHS Foundation Trust (the Trust) Research Teams. As a Research Worker you will be responsible for assessing and managing the care pathways for patients and carers participating in clinical trials. This will involve taking patient consent for non-interventional studies, the recruitment of, education and monitoring of trial patients and the collection and documentation of accurate data. Where appropriate to carry out or assist with clinical procedures to include, phlebotomy and the collection and management of tissue or blood samples.

To work on the Generation Project (Newborn Screening Programme). Taking a lead role in the co-ordination, delivery and development of this project. You will be responsible for the day-to-day activities, this will include the daily screening, recruitment, registering blood samples, monitoring of trial patients and the collection and documentation of accurate data.

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 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
  • *'A Levels'.
  • *Educated to degree level or diploma level plus relevant experience to degree level.



  • *Significant relevant experience in clinical trial /research data management
  • *Experience of research in a healthcare setting
  • *Understanding of current legislation regarding research governance Issues


  • *Previous experience of line managing staff, completing PDRs and a basic understanding of the HR requirements of managing sickness maternity, disciplinary action etc.
  • *Knowledge of National policies, procedures and initiatives or current issues facing the NHS
  • *Knowledge of ICH GCP

Additional Criteria


  • *Evidence of punctuality
  • *Evidence of being able to adapt working hours to a deadline
  • *Evidence of being a team player

Employer details

Employer name

University Hospitals Birmingham NHS Foundation Trust



Mindelsohn Way


West Midlands

B15 2TH

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