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Research Manager

Salisbury NHS Foundation Trust
£35,392 to £42,618 per annum
Closing date
7 Jun 2024

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Healthcare scientist, Researcher
Band 6
Contract Type
Full Time
An opportunity has become available to join our dynamic team. This is pivotal role in Research Governance, responsible for reviewing and setting up hosted studies. The post holder will be expert in research governance and sound knowledge of clinical research management. The post holder will be a member of the research management team, responsible for planning, co-ordinating, developing and delivering of a high-quality care research service across Salisbury NHS Foundation Trust in accordance with the UK Framework for Health & Social Care, and for clinical trials in accordance with the International Conference on Harmonisation - Good Clinical Practice (GCP) guidelines. You will demonstrate strong leadership qualities that constantly reinforce the Trust values and beliefs.

Main duties of the job

The research manager provides expert research advice and support both within and outside of the Trust, including ensure that the Trust key performance indicators are met for your portfolio of research. Act as the lead specialist for the NHS confirmation of capacity (Trust R& D approval) process providing detailed advice to other specialists and non-specialists. You will support all aspects of research delivery from feasibility, study set up, conduct of the research project and study close down.

About us

Salisbury NHS Foundation Trust (SFT) is an innovative hospital with a proud heritage and over 250 years of experience behind us. Here we're driven to deliver an outstanding experience for everyone and have been well regarded for the quality of care and treatment we continue to provide for our patients and also our staff.

We are an acute Trust, rated Good by the CQC, with a track record of high performance providing regional and super regional specialist services such as: Burns, Plastics & Reconstructive Surgery, Wessex Regional Genetics Laboratory, Wessex Rehabilitation, Spires Cleft Centre and the Duke of Cornwall Spinal Treatment Centre. We have about 470 beds and employ over 4000 staff.

We support flexible working and will consider requests taking into account the needs of the service. We think working here is pretty rewarding. You can access a range of NHS discounts, receive a minimum of 35 days paid holiday (pro rata), and we offer a generous pension scheme. On-site benefits include car parking (fee applies), leisure centre, day nursery and holiday play scheme.

Salisbury is an attractive place to live and work and really gives you the best of everything. With easy access to London and local airports, the city of Southampton is only a short train or car journey away or if you prefer the sea, Bournemouth is also accessible. Don't just take our word for it, why not explore what Salisbury has to offer by visiting

Job description

Job responsibilities

Please find the attached job description and main responsibilities for your kind perusal. Also, please go through the person specification for this job.

Person Specification

Understanding/experience of NIHR and/or HRA


  • 2 years


  • oExperience of setting up and running a portfolio of NIHR portfolio research as part of a multi-disciplinary team, working to protocol requirements

Employer details

Employer name

Salisbury NHS Foundation Trust


Salisbury NHS Foundation Trust

Odstock Road



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