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Band 6 Paediatric and Neonatal Research Nurse-MIDRU

University Hospitals Birmingham NHS Foundation Trust
£35,392 to £42,618 a year
Closing date
16 Jul 2024
A unique opportunity for a registered paediatric nurse to join the research team at UHB. The post holder will have the opportunity to work on paediatric, neonatal, obstetric and gynaecology research trials. These include commercial investigational products and observational non-intervention trials. The post holder will be responsible for their own case load of clinical trials and has the opportunity to work within a variety of specialities including Neuromuscular, Infectious Diseases, Immunology, Twin pregnancies, Smoking Cessation and more.

Main duties of the job

The post holder will be involved in research both within paediatric, neonatal, maternity and gynaecology specialities and will be expected to recruit and follow up patients, providing high quality research data. They will need to be able to work both in a team but also independently. The post holder will need to work closely with the Principal investigators and R& D in the set up and delivery of research studies both academic and commercial. You will be responsible for the day-to-day activities, assessing and contributing to the care pathways for patients. This will involve the daily screening, recruitment, blood sampling, IMP management, and monitoring of trial patients.

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



  • Registered Children's Nurse on the NMC register



  • Professional portfolio which demonstrates continuing professional development, evidence of ability to maintain professional registration
  • Substantial post registration experience working in a complex health care setting / Acute NHS care setting supervising / mentoring junior staff
  • Evidence of professional /clinical knowledge in area supplemented by specialist clinical and or managerial training and CPD
  • Relevant and recent clinical experience within the speciality /acute care setting, including the supervision /education of junior staff
  • Experience of mentoring undergraduate students
  • Evidence of ability to lead /coordinate a shift /area of department
  • Experience in learning from incidents /complaints and supporting changes in practice.

Employer details

Employer name

University Hospitals Birmingham NHS Foundation Trust


Heartlands Hospital

Bordesley Green E


West Midlands

B9 5SS

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