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Research Coordinator

University College London Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
£42,471 to £50,364 Per annum inclusive of HCAS
Closing date
16 Jul 2024

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We are seeking a motivated research co-ordinator at Band 6 level to work within the Rheumatology team at UCLH. The successful applicant will work full time across the Rheumatology department and sub-specialities to help with research and clinical trial based studies.

The post holder will primarily work under the supervision of the clinical lead for the division, as well as the audit lead. Experience in clinical research and knowledge of good clinical practice would be expected.

Main duties of the job

Responsibilities will include helping recruit patients to studies, identifying patients through MDT's/clinical notes collecting data interviewing supporting and monitoring patients, applying clinical scales to patients in clinic and data entry.

About us

University College London Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust (UCLH) is one of the most complex NHS trusts in the UK, serving a large and diverse population. We provide academically led acute and specialist services, to people from the local area, from throughout the United Kingdom and overseas. Our vision is to deliver top-quality patient care, excellent education, and world-class research.

We provide first-class acute and specialist services across eight sites:
  • University College Hospital (incorporating the Elizabeth Garrett Anderson Wing)
  • National Hospital for Neurology and Neurosurgery
  • Royal National ENT and Eastman Dental Hospitals
  • University College Hospital Grafton Way Building
  • Royal London Hospital for Integrated Medicine
  • University College Hospital Macmillan Cancer Centre
  • The Hospital for Tropical Diseases
  • University College Hospital at Westmoreland Street

We are dedicated to the diagnosis and treatment of many complex illnesses. UCLH specialises in women's health and the treatment of cancer, infection, neurological, gastrointestinal and oral disease. It has world class support services including critical care, imaging, nuclear medicine and pathology.

We are committed to sustainability and have pledged to become a carbon net zero health service, embedding sustainable practice throughout UCLH. We have set an ambitious target of net zero for our direct emissions by 2031 and indirect emissions by 2040.

Job description

Job responsibilities

For the full Person Specification and more information regarding the main responsibilities of this role, please refer to the attached Job Description.

Come and be a part of the best NHS trust in England to work for, according to our staff*

UCLH top trust to work at in England for the second year running! : University College London Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

*In the most recent NHS staff survey UCLH had the highest percentage of staff who said they would recommend us as a place to work, out of all general acute or acute/community NHS trusts in England for the second year in a row.

UCLH top trust to work at in England for the second year running! University College London Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust.

Once again, UCLH has received the highest score of all general acute and acute/community NHS trusts in England for staff that would recommend us as a place to work.

Person Specification

Knowledge & Qualifications


  • Science related degree or equivalent
  • Knowledge of ICH/GCP guidelines



  • Experience of managing and developing databases and spreadsheets and data entry
  • Experience of working to deadlines
  • Experience of recruiting participants to research studies
  • Experience of working as part of a team and collaboratively across multi professional teams
  • Experience of dealing with confidential information


  • Experience of coordinating clinical trials in an NHS setting
  • Experience of developing and managing research projects
  • Experience of using research related database/network including EDGE, Clinical Governance and CPMS.

Skills and Abilities


  • Proven ability to work under own initiative
  • Proven ability to work as part of a team with the ability to work autonomously when required
  • Computer literacy to include experience of Word and Excel and use of research databases
  • Enthusiasm for learning new ideas and continuing professional development
  • Displays desire for professional and personal development


  • Previous experience in audit and evaluation and report writing or good report writing skills

Employer details

Employer name

University College London Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust


University College London Hospitals

250 Euston Road



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