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Band 6 - Clinical Research Nurse Respiratory

Royal Free London NHS Foundation Trust
£42,471 to £50,364 per annum, inclusive of HCAS
Closing date
24 May 2024

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We are looking for a highly motivated and dynamic Clinical Research Nurse to support the Respiratory research department at the Royal Free Hospital.

The post is to cover maternity leave as a secondment or a fixed term contract until 31 March 2025 and would be ideal for a nurse already working in a research environment who wishes to obtain research experience in a different speciality.

The respiratory research department has an expanding portfolio consisting of a combination of NIHR portfolio adopted studies with academic and commercially sponsored research.

The successful candidate will need to be adaptable, confident and enthusiastic, be able to prioritise a combination of diverse demands on your time, be able to work autonomously and with a clear expression of interest in the research process. You will ensure the research portfolio runs smoothly, efficiently and to time and target.

The successful candidate is required to be able demonstrate the Trust values, the responsibilities of the job description and person specification. Experience of working in a research environment and working with Respiratory patients are desirable.

If you believe you meet the criteria of the person specification we would be interested in receiving your application.

Main duties of the job

The main duties for this role are described in detail in the job description and person specification document, attached to this vacancy. Please ensure to read through to further your understanding of the role.

About us

The Royal Free London NHS Foundation Trust is one of the UK's biggest and most innovative trusts. Across three main hospitals, our dedicated army of staff care for over 1.6million patients, treat more than 200,000 in A& E, deliver over 8,000 babies and carry out more than 17million tests.

Our size, scale and influence offer you unrivalled career opportunities and a forward-thinking approach to working that works around your lifestyle. From flexible hours and generous benefits, to next level training, we make it easier to take your career to the top

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Job description

Job responsibilities

Please see attached job description for more information about this role and working at Royal Free London NHS Foundation Trust.

Person Specification

Education & Professional Qualifications


  • Registered Adult Nurse with current NMC registration
  • Completed degree in related field.


  • Completed/working towards teaching/mentorship qualification

Royal Free World Class Values


  • oDemonstrable ability to meet the Trust Values



  • Significant post registration experience
  • Experience of formal/ informal teaching of patients and staff
  • Experience in delivering evidence based practice
  • Explaining complex concepts to patients in a clear and simplified manner
  • Experience of acting as a patient advocate
  • Experience of phlebotomy and cannulation
  • IV Drug administration certification
  • Experience working as a preceptor/mentor


  • Clinical research experience
  • Respiratory experience

Skills and aptitudes


  • Proven effectiveness as working as part of a multidisciplinary team
  • Demonstrates ability to prioritise workload
  • Demonstrates ability to work under own initiative
  • Demonstrates evidence of professional development
  • Demonstrates understanding of the importance of audit/quality
  • Proven ability to communicate effectively in writing
  • Proven ability to work effectively under pressure
  • Computer literacy


  • Knowledge of ICH GCP guidelines
  • Demonstrates ability to take charge and delegate duties



  • Describes motivation for working in clinical research.
  • Willingness to work flexible hours on occasion

Employer details

Employer name

Royal Free London NHS Foundation Trust


Royal Free Hospital

Pond Street



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