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Clinical research nurse

Barts Health NHS Trust
£40,701 to £48,054 per annum inc pro rata
Closing date
28 Jun 2024

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Band 6
Part Time
Barts Health NHS Trust has a vision 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.

At Barts Health NHS Trust we pride ourselves in delivering the latest in evidence based healthcare. We are looking for enthusiastic individuals, who want to help us to develop the evidence base in emergency medicine further. Applicants ideally will have a background in emergency department nursing and/or clinical research, and should be willing to help our team to work with other hospitals both nationally and internationally to develop and deliver research into the latest practice in emergency medicine.

We are dedicated to being an outstanding place to work and will work with you to get the best experience. We know flexible working is not a one size fits all and will mean something different to everyone. We are inclusive, so if you are interested in flexible working, please speak to the recruiting manager.

Main duties of the job

The role will involve the identification of potential participants to studies eligible for inclusion on the NIHR CRN Portfolio. The research nurse will provide information to potential participants about studies and gain informed consent. The research nurse will be a point of contact for participants and health professionals and will have responsibility for managing study data and follow-up of participants. The research nurse will assist in the development and implementation of the wider Emergency Department research agenda.

About us

Barts Health is one of the largest NHS trusts in the country, and one of Britain's leading healthcare providers.

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.

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 documents, please view the attachment/s below.

Person Specification



  • Diploma/Degree or equivalent qualification in Nursing
  • Current NMC Registration


  • Holds current certificates in ICH/GCP and Research Governance or working towards
  • Mentorship
  • Masters in clinical research
  • ALS/ILS/APLS or equivalent



  • Knowledge of current nursing practice


  • Knowledge and understanding of ICH GCP, other research governance
  • Knowledge of current landscape of clinical trials in emergency medicine



  • Relevant clinical experience
  • Experience of working as part of a team
  • Experience of working to deadlines
  • Evidence of good computer literacy
  • Experience of MS Office applications
  • Phlebotomy and cannulation
  • Evidence of experience at self-management within a given area
  • Evidence of involvement and leadership in teaching and mentorship of learners


  • Sample collection and processing
  • Experience of conduction or facilitating research
  • Recruitment of study participants into clinical trials
  • Policy writing



  • Ability to manage own workload
  • Ability to work as a team member
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Positive attitude and ability to work under pressure
  • Adaptability to changing workload
  • Evidence of ability to work across a number of projects and maintain documentation to a high standard



  • A flexible approach to work
  • Effective time management
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a multidisciplinary team
  • Accountability - takes responsibility for own actions and promotes good team working
  • Openness - shares information and good practice appropriately
  • Mutual respect - treats others with courtesy and respect at all times

Employer details

Employer name

Barts Health NHS Trust


Newham Hospital


E13 8SL

Any attachments will be accessible after you click to apply.


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