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Clinical Research Practitioner

Medway NHS Foundation Trust
£28,407 to £34,581 per annum/pro rata
Closing date
21 May 2024

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Clinical Research Practitioner

Division: Corporate

Band: 5

Salary: �28,407 - �34,581 per annum/pro rata

Interview Date: 28th May 2024

We are recruiting a Nurse for a Clinical Research Practitioner position, who shares our ambition and vision to deliver the Best of Care by the Best People and has the drive to take us forward, by ensuring that the Trust continues to be the first choice for patients and our staff.

Main duties of the job

The Research and Innovation Department at Medway Hospital is a growing area with an excellent reputation. Since 2013, the Trust R& I contributed the highest number of participants in clinical research among the other organisations in Kent, Surrey and Sussex Clinical Research Network.

We aim to offer as many patients as possible the opportunity to take part in cutting edge research, allowing them to receive and contribute to the treatments of the tomorrow.

Our values are Bold, Every Person Counts, Sharing and Open and Together. It is important that you understand and to refer to our values when completing your application and always reflect our values throughout your employment with the Trust.

We are committed to endorsing diversity, multiculturalism, and inclusion our policies / procedures ensure that all applicants are treated fairly at every stage of the recruitment process.

To contribute to our exciting future and become part of our team, apply today.

About us

Here at Medway, we pride ourselves on working together as one to ensure that our shared vision of Better, Best, Brilliant is achieved. Our culture and values are what drives the Trust and is the heartbeat of who we are as an organisation.

Our Trust is a great choice for people who want to develop their career in an ambitious environment.

The NHS are striving towards we work flexibly as a workforce, we want to ensure that you can work in a way that is best for us, our patients, and importantly for you. We offer many flexible working opportunities, speak to us about how we might be able to accommodate a flexible working arrangement for you and if it works for the service, we will do our best to make it work for you.

All of our substantive & fixed term employees can enjoy a range of staff benefits, a gym, an active health and wellbeing programme, an on-site nursery and a cycle to work scheme.

We are taking positive action to ensure that we can attract, recruit and retain the best talent and would welcome more applicants from under - represented groups to support the Trusts commitment to a diverse, inclusive and an employer of choice workforce.

All staff at Medway comply the Trust's and the Kent and Medway Safeguarding Board's policies on safeguarding children, young people and vulnerable adults.

Job description

Job responsibilities

Will assist in the management of research projects providing the necessary support so that studies can be set up and conducted safely, efficiently according to the required standards & targets

Assist in the delivery of recruitment targets in line with the contractual agreements, agreed time lines

Open and manage allocated projects, set timescales and resolve problems. This includes management of the set up process

Take responsibility for all areas of practice relating to the conduct of clinical trials and research studies

Maintain accurate records of portfolio activities

Under supervision, report, address, help to resolve any breaches and protocol deviations. Report Adverse Events (AEs) using appropriate procedures, including the expedited reporting of Serious Adverse Events (SAEs) and Suspected Unexpected Serious Adverse Reactions (SUSARs)

Prepare/assist with preparation of patient documentation for research-related treatment clinics, complete accurate records of patient care, maintain source data and Case Report Forms and all other trial documents in a manner conducive to audit

Person Specification



  • Preferably 1st Degree/Diploma in Health Science, Nursing or other relevant subject


  • Alternatively experience in research pharma or other health/research related institution will be considered



  • Knowledge of UK Policy Framework for Health and Social Care, Medicines for Human Use Regulations, Good Clinical Practice and the Health Research Authority (HRA)



  • Experience in assisting/participating in a research trial or similar
  • Experience of working in NHS setting or other research environment
  • Work experience as a nurse of more than two years



  • Ability to prioritise workload and manage own time effectively
  • Proven organisation skills
  • Excellent interpersonal skills

Values Based Question


  • Give an example of a time when you have gone the extra mile to help someone

Employer details

Employer name

Medway NHS Foundation Trust


Medway NHS Foundation Trust

Windmill Road



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