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Research Governance and Facilitation Officer

St George's Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust
Tooting London
£42,471 to £50,364 Per Annum Including Inner London HCAS
Closing date
12 Jul 2024

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Healthcare scientist, Researcher
Band 6
Contract Type
Full Time
An exciting opportunity has arisen for a dynamic individual to join the Joint Research and Enterprise Services as a Research Governance and Facilitation officer. This post plays a key role in providing research governance and facilitation services to academics and clinicians with a focus on clinical studies hosted at St George's, and non-CTIMPs sponsored by St George's.

The Research Governance and Facilitation Officer will provide a high standard service to clinical researchers in the processing of project approvals, assessing and offering advice on study feasibility and providing on-going project support. The post-holder will be responsible for ensuring that clinical research carried out at St George's is performed to the highest quality in terms of science, governance, and ethical standards. The post-holder will be responsible for the research projects originating from a range of Divisions and Institutes at St George's.

Main duties of the job

This role will support the development, implementation and monitoring of systems for the effective management of Research & Development, research governance, and risk management in research across St George's University Hospitals Foundation Trust and St George's University London. Thereby ensuring that appropriate and robust systems are in place to support, monitor and coordinate research activity across the two institutions, in accordance with the relevant regulations, legislation and mandatory guidance.
  • Pre-Study Support, Guidance & Training
  • Study Approval and Set-Up
  • Study Initiation
  • Project Management, support and delivery
  • Project Close-out

About us

Being employed by St George's gives you access to a wide range of resources to support your personal and professional development.

There are a range of Staff Benefits offered to all employees of St George's including Cycle to Work Schemes, Interest Free Season Ticket Loans and Sports and Leisure Facilities.

There are three teams that fall within the Joint Research & Enterprise Services: Research Funding, Research Governance & Delivery and Enterprise & Innovation.

Job description

Job responsibilities

The post-holder will foster excellent communication and working relationships with the clinical research delivery professionals internally and externally and be able to work well under pressure and cope with conflicting demands whilst maintaining excellent organisational, communication and IT skills. Confidentiality, accuracy and attention to detail are fundamental for this position.

Please see attached the job description for more details on the main responsibilities for this role.

Person Specification



  • Experience of HRA, MHRA and NHS Management and approval processes
  • Previous administrative experience in an NHS, University or clinical research environment
  • Working knowledge of legislation & guidelines relevant to clinical research


  • Experience of reviewing research related contracts



  • Educated to degree level or equivalent experience


  • Degree in a bioscience or medical subject
  • Teaching & assessing qualification or equivalent relevant experience



  • Analytical skills
  • Excellent written and oral communication
  • Ability to effectively organise own workload with minimum of supervision and to work within tight deadlines


  • Experience of writing and working to Standard Operating Procedures
  • Ability to take initiative and propose changes to processes / procedures
  • Usage of EDGE clinical R& D database

Employer details

Employer name

St George's Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust


St George's University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

Blackshaw Road

Tooting London

SW17 0QT

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