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Clinical Research Nurse

Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust
£42,471 to £50,364 a year pa inclusive
Closing date
21 May 2024

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Band 6
Contract Type
Full Time
The Neurosciences Research Team is looking to recruit for a permanent Band 6 Clinical Research Nurse position within the Division of Medicine and Integrated Care.

The role involves providing support for studies at three of the Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust sites, but will be primarily based at Charing Cross Hospital.

The successful applicant will be required to support a multitude of research portfolios in Multiple Sclerosis and Parkinson's disease and more within the field of neurosciences.

The role includes study delivery, study 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. This role has an emphasis on research integration within the clinical setting here at Imperial, and very much focuses on patient advocacy throughout the research process.

In return we can offer a great opportunity to gain research experience in a number of different specialties in one of the most dynamic Academic Health Science Centers in the UK. The post offers an ideal opportunity for motivated, hardworking and enthusiastic individuals who wish to further develop their careers within research delivery.

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 teams.

This role requires the successful candidate to be patient facing, including taking consent and samples from patients diagnosed with Covid and working in Covid positive areas.

Main duties of the job

As a Band 6 Clinical Research Nurse you will be responsible for assessing and managing the care pathways for patients and carers participating in research.

This will involve the recruitment, education and monitoring of research participants and the collection and documentation of accurate data.

You will work collaboratively with the research team and the wider multidisciplinary team in the management of your own caseload of research patients.

You will act as a knowledgeable resource for staff, researchers, research participants and patients, alongside a working knowledge and compliance with local, national and international research regulations.

You will contribute to the development of local policies related to all aspects of the research process and contribute to the training and supervision of staff and researchers.

You will contribute to nurse-led research.

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.

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

Education/ Qualifications


  • Registered Nurse


  • Degree/ Diploma in Nursing



  • Relevant experience at band 5 within a relevant speciality
  • Experience of supervision of junior staff, SLICE or equivalent experience for specialist areas able to demonstrate specialist knowledge of patient group
  • Knowledge of research and audit
  • Evidence of continuing professional development
  • Ability to practice within the scope of the NMC Code of Professional Conduct.
  • Ability to demonstrate application of the NHS Plan to own sphere of practice.


  • Experience of working within the NHS

Skills/Knowledge/ Abilities


  • Leadership skills
  • Able to manage difficult situations effectively
  • Good computer skills
  • Excellent communication skills


  • Experience in cannulation and phlebotomy/blood sample taking and processing

Employer details

Employer name

Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust


Charing Cross Hospital


W6 8RF

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