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Clinical Research Specialist Nurse

Employer
Swansea Bay University Health Board
Location
Swansea
Salary
£35,922 to £43,257 per annum( pro rata if part-time)
Closing date
28 May 2024

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Profession
Nurse
Grade
Band 6
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
An exciting opportunity has arisen within Swansea Bay UHB for a Band 6 Research Nurse/Officer to become part of the Research Delivery Team . The post holders will be required to work across all hospital sites within health board.

The post holders will contribute to the assessment and management of the care pathways for patients participating in clinical trials. This will include the recruitment, education, monitoring of trial patients, the collection and documentation of accurate data and collection and preparation of biological samples.We are ideally seeking someone with an interest in clinical research with good verbal and written communication and attention to detail.We are seeking two enthusiastic and well organised individuals to work within the Research Delivery Team at Swansea Bay UHB.

The post holders will be required to support the co-ordination of an agreed portfolio of research studies across Swansea Bay UHB.

The successful candidate will:

- Identify and recruit patients for research studies- Provide information and support for those involved in research studies- Maintain research databases in accordance with the relevant research protocols- Produce high quality data collection- Conduct follow-up visits according to study protocols- Applicants would be expected to work across all sites within SBUHB

Main duties of the job

We are seeking a capable, enthusiastic and well organised individual to work within the Research and Development Department within SBUHB.The post holder will be required to support the co-ordination of an agreed portfolio of research studies across SBUHB health board. The successful candidate will:- Identify and recruit patients for research studies- Provide information and support for those involved in research studies- Maintain research databases in accordance with the relevant research protocols- Produce high quality data collection - Conduct follow-up visits according to study protocols The role is being advertised as a Band 6 Research Nurse. Applicants would be expected to work across all sites within SBUHB

The ability to speak Welsh is desirable for this post English and/or Welsh speakers are equally welcome to apply.

About us

We believe staff are our best asset and we want you to be happy and confident about starting your career here in Swansea Bay University Health Board.

As one of the biggest healthcare groups in the UK we can offer a wealth of professional training and development opportunities in an innovative, forward-thinking organisation.

You might be a nurse or doctor, maybe you specialise in a health science/therapy or can offer skills in one of our support services - we have a job for you.

There are also apprenticeships, work placements and volunteering roles available.

We are an inclusive employer and welcome applications from everyone whatever their sex religion or belief race age sexual orientation gender identity or, whether they are pregnant or have recently been on maternity leave, married or are in a civil partnership or, whether they are disabled.

Our values - Caring For Each Other, Working Together and Always Improving, show that our commitment to equality is at the heart of everything we do.

If you want excellent career and training opportunities while living on the doorstep of some of Europe's most spectacular scenery, with all the benefits of a thriving and cosmopolitan city - look no further.

Job description

Job responsibilities

As per the attached Job Description- Identify and recruit patients for research studies- Provide information and support for those involved in research studies- Maintain research databases in accordance with the relevant research protocols- Produce high quality data collection- Conduct follow-up visits according to study protocols

You will be able to find a full Job description and Person Specification attached within the supporting documents or please click Apply now to view in Trac.

Person Specification

Qualifications

Essential

  • Health related degree or equivalent experience


Desirable

  • Research Qualification


Knowledge

Essential

  • Knowledge of caring for patients within an NHS setting
  • Experience of undertaking clinical research and/or extensive clinical experience in a specific area


Desirable

  • Knowledge of ethical and R& D processes
  • Awareness of research legislation and Good Clinical Practice guidlines


Experience

Essential

  • Experience of previous patient and multi disciplinary team contact within working environment
  • Ability to communicate complex information to patients/carers/members of MDT


Desirable

  • Experience of working at a Band 5 level in a relevant clinical or health research setting with patient contact


Skills

Essential

  • Well organised and able to plan own workload
  • Knowledge of IT/Windows based applications and keyboard skills


Desirable

  • Venepuncture skills/willingness to be trained
  • Database management


Employer details

Employer name

Swansea Bay University Health Board

Address

Singleton Hospital

Sketty Lane

Swansea

SA2 8QA

Any attachments will be accessible after you click to apply.

130-NMR155-0524

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