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Band 5 Clinical Trial Co-ordinator-Research and Development

University Hospitals Birmingham NHS Foundation Trust
£28,407 to £34,581 a year
Closing date
25 Jun 2024

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Healthcare scientist, Researcher
Band 5
Contract Type
Full Time
A fantastic opportunity has arisen for a clinical trial coordinator within the Research, Development and Innovation (R, D & I) department at UHB. The post is full time, permanent post, based with the Core Delivery team. The post will be based at Heartlands Hospital.

We are seeking an enthusiastic, motivated and experienced individual who will be responsible for assisting the research nurses, consultants and data team with various aspects of clinical trial administration/ coordination. The core delivery team cover multiple specialities across the Trust and the post holders will be working on a variety of research studies and clinical trials.

The successful candidate should be able to demonstrate relevant research experience, preferably in the NHS. You will need to meet the challenge of working autonomously and within a team. The Clinical Trials Coordinator will also be responsible for ensuring the portfolio of trials are run to Good Clinical Practice (GCP) standards, answering queries and contribute to resolving any technical or administrative barriers to patient recruitment as a key responsibility of the role is to ensure that trials meet their recruitment targets.

In return, we can offer you continued professional development in a varied and interesting setting, and the opportunity to make a valuable contribution to the smooth delivery of patient research services.

Information about the above posts Faye Moore, Senior Research Nurse. or 01214242881.

Main duties of the job

The successful applicant should have:

*Excellent organisational/prioritisation skills

*Excellent communication skills with all levels of staff

*IT skills in PowerPoint, Word, Excel, e-mail systems etc

*Be able to work under own initiative and have an ability to prioritise own workload

The post holder will act as the key coordinator for assigned clinical trials to proactively ensure the provision of a high quality and efficient administrative service. You will be involved in work allocation and monitoring within the team, as well as your own workload comprising of trial co-ordination and data management, including study set-up, ongoing study management using your communication skills to liaise with trial sponsors, monitors, core R& I and the wider research community. You will be responsible for providing line management support for the data team members as required by your line manager.

In addition to the above there will be an opportunity to be responsible for assessing and managing the care pathways for patients and carers participating in clinical trials. This will involve taking patient consent for non-intervention studies, the recruitment of, education and monitoring of trial patients and the collection and documentation of accurate data. Where appropriate to carry out or assist with clinical procedures to include taking vital signs, ECG procedures, phlebotomy and the collection and management of tissue or blood samples.

About us

We are recognised as one of the leading NHS Foundation Trusts in the UK. Our vision is to Build Healthier Lives, and we recognise that we need incredible staff to do this.

Our commitment to our staff is to create the best place for them to work, and we are dedicated to:

Investing in the health and wellbeing of our staff, including a commitment of offering flexible working where we can Offer our staff a wide variety of training and development opportunities, to support their personal and career development objectives.

UHB is committed to ensuring that our staff are treated fairly and feel that they belong, by creating a kind and inclusive environment. This is about equity of opportunity removing all barriers, including discrimination and ensuring each individual member of staff reach their true potential, achieve their ambitions and thrive in their work. This is more than words. We are taking action. Our commitment to an inclusive culture is embedded at all levels of the organisation where every voice is heard, driven by our diverse and active staff networks, and at Board level by the Fairness Taskforce led by our CEO. We nurture a culture which empowers staff to challenge discriminatory behaviours and to enable people to bring their 'whole self' to a kinder, more connected and bold place to work.

University Hospitals Birmingham is a Smoke-Free premises hospital.

Job description

Job responsibilities

*Please Note: For a specific detailed job description for this vacancy, please see attached Job Description*

Person Specification



  • * O' Levels / 'GCSE's specifically English and maths at grade C or above
  • * 'A Levels'.
  • * Educated to degree level or diploma level plus relevant experience to degree level



  • * Significant relevant experience in clinical trial /research data management
  • * Experience of research in a healthcare setting
  • * Understanding of current legislation regarding research governance Issues

Employer details

Employer name

University Hospitals Birmingham NHS Foundation Trust



Mindelsohn Way


West Midlands

B15 2TH

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