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Oncology Research Nurse - Band 6

East Cheshire NHS Trust
£35,392 to £42,618 a year pro rata
Closing date
4 Jul 2024

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Nurse, Adult nurse, Cancer nurse
Band 6
Part Time
The post holder will be a key member of our developing clinical research team. They will lead on trials and support all activity for specific research studies, from assessing feasibility, facilitation of set up through to completion and close down of studies.

Hours per week: 33

Fixed term: 8 months

Main duties of the job

The post holder will ensure the safe and effective management of patients throughout their research journey.

They will support colleagues in the effective management of patients recruited to research within an inpatient or outpatient setting.

They will work with clinical investigators and sponsor companies to assist in the management of trial protocols.

They will ensure data collection is to its highest standards, facilitating the production of good quality research with a commitment to adhering to time and target requirements.

The post holder will be required to support research studies across various specialties and sites within East Cheshire NHS Trust as the service need dictates.

About us

Whether you are just starting out in your career or are looking to use your skills and experience in a new role, East Cheshire NHS Trust is the right employer for you. An organisation with a real sense of community we actively support and develop our staff to ensure our patients receive the best quality care, delivering the right care first time, every time.

COVID-19 vaccination remains the best way to protect yourself, your family, your colleagues and of course our patients from the virus when working in our healthcare settings. Whilst COVID-19 vaccination is not a condition of employment, we do encourage our staff to get vaccinated. We will be checking the vaccination status of all new starters as part of ongoing monitoring.

Please be aware that this post requires an Enhanced with Barred list Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check, the cost of which is payable by the successful candidate. If you have lived or worked abroad for 6 months or more in the last 5 years you will need to obtain an overseas police clearance. Further information can be found on the additional information links at the bottom of the advert.

Job description

Job responsibilities

Please download a copy of the Job Description and Person Specification located under the Supporting documents heading to read more about the advertised role.

Please read the attached Applicant Pack prior to completing your application form to find out more information.

As part of making your application we encourage you to review the Trusts Careers webpage for more information about working for East Cheshire NHS Trust.

We are an equal opportunities employer and welcome all applications irrespective of age, disability, gender, sexual orientation, race or religion. The Trust is a Disability Confident Leader and as such, applicants with disabilities will be offered an interview providing they meet the minimum criteria for the post (outlined in the Person Specification).

Applicants are advised to apply early as we reserve the right to close the advert prior to the advertised closing date should we receive a large number of applications.

We look forward to receiving your application.

Person Specification



  • Current 1st Level Registered Nurse
  • Degree in healthcare subject or equivalent level of experience
  • Evidence of continuous professional development and additional specialist training


  • Good Clinical Practice certificate
  • Mentorship training
  • Advanced communication qualifications
  • Evidence of Consent training

Knowledge & Skills


  • Knowledge of ICH- Good Clinical Practice regulations relating to clinical research
  • Understanding of clinical research delivery
  • Analyses problems and implements effective and appropriate solutions
  • Working knowledge of the NMC Code of Professional Conduct
  • Motivated and able to motivate others
  • Ability to apply evidence based practice
  • Wide range of clinical skills, including venepuncture
  • Excellent IT skills (in particular word, excel, databases & email)
  • Ability to work autonomously but also as part of a team


  • A good understanding of current issues relating to the NHS
  • Knowledge of Research Governance, GDPR & the principals of Good Clinical Practice
  • Experience of consenting patients
  • Ability to deal with difficult/sensitive situations
  • Awareness of East Cheshire NHS Trust and / or Christie Hospital policies



  • Relevant post qualification clinical experience
  • Proven experience of working to deadlines
  • Proven experience of dealing with a busy workload
  • Experience of explaining complex concepts to patients in a clear and simplified manner


  • Recent clinical research experience
  • Experience of recruiting and care of patients in Cancer Research trials and / or Oncology Nursing
  • Ability to manage people and change
  • Data management experience

Other Role Requirments


  • Please refer to the Job Description and Person Specification for further details

Employer details

Employer name

East Cheshire NHS Trust


Macclefield District General Hospital

Victoria Road


SK10 3BL

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