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Clinical Research Fellow - Paediatrics

Barts Health NHS Trust
£37,068 to £57,570 Per Annum
Closing date
17 May 2024

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The role of the Clinical Research Fellow is to work as part of a multidisciplinary team of clinicians, nurses and support staff, assisting and delivering a programme of research relating to commercial, NIHR portfolio and non NIHR studies.

To support the clinicians and nurses within the Paediatrics team and children's clinical research facility in recruiting patients to commercial, NIHR portfolio studies and non-portfolio studies.

The post holder will also be part of the clinical team, providing a clinical service in Paeds A+E, wards, SCBU and OPD.

Main duties of the job

The duty of the post will be working with the research nurses in amultidisciplinary team to recruit patients into research projects

To undertake new research projects under the supervision of consultants.

To support all research work within the Paediatrics team

To ensure that all research is undertaken according to Good Clinical Practice (GCP), as well as SOPs and trial specific protocols

Evaluate research study participants' eligibility for the studies through coordination and interpretation of information obtained from the clinical service.

Record patient data, in accordance with the requirements of the East London Research Ethics Committee

The post-holder must have an awareness and understanding of clinicalgovernance issues, and will be expected to participate in Clinical Governance activities related to their clinical work.

About us

The Barts Health group of NHS hospitals is entering an exciting new era on our improvement journey to becoming an outstanding organisation with a world-class clinical reputation. Having lifted ourselves out of special measures, we now have the impetus and breathing space to chart a fresh course in which we are continually striving to improve all our services for patients.

Our vision is to be a high-performing group of NHS hospitals, renowned for excellence and innovation, and providing safe and compassionate care to our patients in east London and beyond. That means being a provider of excellent patient safety, known for delivering consistently high standards of harm-free care and always caring for patients in the right place at the right time. It also means being an outstanding place to work, in which our WeCare values and behaviours are visible to all and guide us in how we work together.

We strive to live by our WeCare values and are committed to promoting inclusion, where every staff member has a sense of belonging. We value our differences and fully advocate, cultivate and support an inclusive working environment where staff treat one another with dignity and respect. We aim to create an equitable working environment where every individual can fulfil their potential.

Barts Health supports the Pregnancy Loss Pledge and commits to supporting their staff through the distress of miscarriage.

Job description

Job responsibilities

Please refer to the job description and person specification for the main responsibilities of this role.

We reservethe right to close this vacancy early if we receive sufficient applications for the role.

Person Specification



  • Half a year experience in Clinical Paediatrics


  • Clinical research experience

Knowledge and Skills


  • Evidence of good team working, in particular ability to interact positively with project co-workers
  • Good communication skills
  • Presentation skills


  • Understanding of the research process
  • Ability to organise and prioritise own work
  • Computer literacy, including word processing, Excel and literature searches
  • Knowledge of GCP and EU directives
  • Knowledge of Research Governance Framework



  • UK-registered basic medical qualification


  • MRCP, MRCPCH or equivalent
  • GCP Training/qualification



  • Flexible and co-operative
  • Self-motivated
  • Willingness to learn new skills

Employer details

Employer name

Barts Health NHS Trust


The Royal London Hospital

Whitechapel Rd


E1 1FR

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