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Clinical Research Practitioner (XR05)

Employer
Leeds Teaching Hospitals
Location
Leeds
Salary
£28,407 to £34,581 a year
Closing date
7 Jun 2024

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The post holder will be responsible for the safe delivery of direct and indirect care and associated source data collection for clinical research studies undertaken in the department.

The post holder will be responsible for the assessment, planning, coordination, implementation and evaluation of individualised care plans for clinical trials participants. Additionally, they will provide patient centred care and support clinical trial participants focusing on high quality patient experience.

The post holder will be involved in raising awareness and embedding research within LTHT and offering people opportunities to take part in research as part of their standard care pathway. They will act as a member of the multidisciplinary team, advising and supporting the clinical teams with research related matters and will also maintain their clinical skills. Flexible Working Pattern may be required to support the development of clinical trial services at weekends or evenings that best suit the needs of the research speciality teams and trial participants. Working at different external sites for example Care Homes, Schools or other community settings may be required.

During exceptional times of need, they will contribute to clinical service, as agreed with the Head of Nursing/AHP and in line with the Trusts escalation policy.

Expected Shortlisting Date: 7 June 2024

Planned Interview Date: 1 July 2024

Main duties of the job

The post holder will work within a specialised environment caring for participants enrolled in clinical research studies.

The exact dimensions of the numbers and types of studies may vary in accordance with the dynamic nature of the research programme and specialist clinical area.

About us

Research is at the heart of our Trust. Leeds Teaching Hospitals is involved in research at all levels, developing and trialling new treatments for patients. We believe that being involved in cutting-edge research helps us provide better care to our patients.

Over the next 5 years, we aim to be the best Trust to deliver high-quality clinical research and to champion research amongst our staff. We also aim to support and grow our world-class clinical infrastructure and assets for research and innovation.

We have a very proactive Research Academy. It offers an extensive programme of education and training tailored to meet the needs of individuals, teams involved in clinical research delivery in Health and Social Care.

Our five Trust values are part of what make us different. They have been developed by our staff. They are:

- Patient-centered

- Collaborative

- Fair

- Accountable

- Empowered

Leeds Teaching Hospitals is committed to our process of redeploying 'at risk' members of our existing workforce to new roles. As such, all our job adverts are subject to this policy and we reserve the right to close, delay or remove adverts while this process is completed. If you do experience a delay in the shortlisting stage of the recruitment cycle, please bear with us while this process is completed, and contact the named contact if you have any questions.

Job description

Job responsibilities

The post holder will be responsible for the safe delivery of direct and indirect care and associated source data collection for clinical research studies undertaken in the department.

The post holder will be responsible for the assessment, planning, coordination, implementation and evaluation of individualised care plans for clinical trials participants. Additionally, they will provide patient centred care and support clinical trial participants focusing on high quality patient experience.

The post holder will be involved in raising awareness and embedding research within LTHT and offering people opportunities to take part in research as part of their standard care pathway. They will act as a member of the multidisciplinary team, advising and supporting the clinical teams with research related matters and will also maintain their clinical skills. Flexible Working Pattern may be required to support the development of clinical trial services at weekends or evenings that best suit the needs of the research speciality teams and trial participants. Working at different external sites for example Care Homes, Schools or other community settings may be required.

During exceptional times of need, they will contribute to clinical service, as agreed with the Head of Nursing/AHP and in line with the Trusts escalation policy.

Person Specification

Experience

Essential

  • Experience of clinical trials delivery and working in the NHS
  • Experience in facing patients activities


Other Criteria

Essential

  • Ability to demonstrate clinical skills and be able to teach relevant skills to other staff.
  • Willing to undergo relevant training as necessary.
  • Undertaking and maintaining International Conference of Harmonization. Good Clinical Practice training is a requirement of the post.
  • Current issues in health care and research
  • An awareness of the roles and responsibilities of clinical research staff
  • Basic understanding of research methodologies


Qualifications

Essential

  • Educated to degree level or equivalent, or be able to demonstrate relevant experience commensurate with this post
  • Academy for Healthcare Science (AHCS) registered


Skills & Behaviours

Essential

  • Good written and verbal skills
  • good time management and able to prioritise workload
  • Able to provide and be responsible for the assessment, planning, implementation and evaluation of individualised research care plans in line with trial protocols
  • Good IT skills
  • Ability to communicate and work effectively within a multi-disciplinary team
  • Patient centred
  • Caring, compassionate and motivated
  • Reliable and trustworthy
  • Excellent interpersonal and organisational skills


Employer details

Employer name

Leeds Teaching Hospitals

Address

Seacroft Hospital

York Road

Leeds

LS14 6UH

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