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Clinical Research Nurse

Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust
£35,392 to £42,618 a year Band 6
Closing date
10 Jun 2024

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Contract Type
Full Time
We are seeking a committed and enthusiastic Band 6 Clinical Research Nurse to work on a diverse portfolio of studies that aim to understand how to protect people against respiratory viral infections, within the Section of Adult Infectious Diseases as part of Professor Chris Chius research group .

Influenza, respiratory syncytial virus (RSV) and coronaviruses (CoV) are major causes of severe disease worldwide. They occur both seasonally and, as with SARS-CoV-2, may be responsible for devastating pandemics. There remain many unanswered questions about why some people develop severe disease while others do not when infected with the same virus. Better understanding of these differences will lead directly to improvements in the development of more effective vaccines and treatments.

Professor Chiu is a leading expert in the field of Controlled Human Infection (CHI) Studies. The specialist study design involves the deliberate infection of healthy volunteers. You will work with Professor Chris Chiu, the Lead Nurse and team of Research Nurses to recruit participants to these world-leading experimental medicine and patient-facing studies.

These unique studies will require you to screen and enrol volunteers assist with virus inoculation monitor participants during their subsequent in-patient stay in the quarantine facility obtain clinical samples, including by phlebotomy and assisting with bronchoscopy and accurately record and enter clinical data.

Main duties of the job

  • Work with the team to ensure efficient day-to-day delivery of the current study portfolio.
  • Provide a high standard of customer service to our study participants.
  • Assist in the advertisement of open studies to aid recruitment.
  • Screen participants for enrolment against the inclusion and exclusion criteria.
  • Educate participants on study procedures.
  • Collect clinical data including ECGs and spirometry.
  • Monitor participants during in-patient stays and clinical procedures such as bronchoscopy.

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. Youll 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



  • Registered Nurse (minimum 2 years post experience in a relevant area)



  • Evidence of up-to-date professional development


  • Experience in respiratory medicine or infection
  • Background in clinical practice and clinical research
  • Previous research experience

Employer details

Employer name

Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust


St. Marys Nhs Trust

Praed Street


W2 1NY

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