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Research Nurse (B5/B6 Developmental Role)

Surrey and Borders Partnership NHS Foundation Trust
£28,407 to £42,618 a year Incl. 5% Fringe HCAS, pa, pro rata.
Closing date
24 Jul 2024

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Band 5
Contract Type
Full Time
The primary role of the research nurse is to support a portfolio of mental health and dementia clinical trials across the Trust. You will be responsible for assessing and managing the care pathways for people who use our services and carers participating in clinical trials, be directly involved in the recruitment, education, and monitoring of trial participants, collecting and preparing biological samples as per protocol and in the collection and documentation of accurate data.

Main duties of the job

Clinical skills
  • Obtain venous blood samples and process blood samples according to trial specific protocol.
  • Obtain and document vital signs.
  • Perform 12 leads ECG.

  • Work autonomously .
  • Identify suitable people for entry into clinical trials.
  • Maintain accurate documentation .
  • Provide ongoing information, education and support to participants.
  • Ensure that trial specific investigations are undertaken as required by the trial protocol.
  • Ensure safe administration of study IMP.
  • Monitor treatment toxicity/side effects. and inform study PI.
  • Report and record adverse events.

  • Work collaboratively with multi-disciplinary teams to promote research.
  • Implement and adhere to the principles of the International Conference of Harmonisation and Good Clinical Practice (ICH GCP), research governance standards and UK Clinical Trial Regulations.
  • Identify and screen for potential research participants.
  • Identify strategies for the recruitment of people who use our services into trials.
  • Ensure that data is accurately collected and appropriately stored into databases.
  • Ensure that follow up visits for research participants are conducted according to study protocol.
  • Act as a role model for excellence in the research process.

  • To be responsible for developing and sustaining own knowledge, clinical skills and professional awareness.

About us

Surrey and Borders Partnership NHS Foundation Trust is the leading provider of health and social care services for people of all ages with mental ill-health and learning disabilities in Surrey and North East Hampshire. We also provide social care services for people with a learning disability in Croydon and ASD and ADHD assessment services in Hampshire.

We actively seek to engage people who use our services and our communities in improving the mental wellbeing of the local population. We work closely with other NHS and voluntary sector organisations who provide services and support people who use services and carers.

Surrey is a beautiful county lying just 30 minutes away from Central London and from the South Coast.

Our historic market towns and bustling districts are enveloped in wonderful countryside, and our excellent road and rail networks bring the rest of the country within easy reach.

For international travel, both Gatwick and Heathrow airports are nearby.

Please note that we reserve the right to close posts as soon as sufficient applications are received.

Eligibility to high cost area supplement is conditional upon candidates residence and will be discussed on offer.

We look forward to receiving your application!

Job description

Job responsibilities

Please check the job description & person specification document for more information on the requirements for this job.

Person Specification



  • NMC registration
  • Minimum 2 years experience


  • Minimum 2 years NHS experience
  • Previous research experience

UK driver licence


  • Driver licence

Employer details

Employer name

Surrey and Borders Partnership NHS Foundation Trust


Surrey and Borders Partnership NHS Trust- Comunity mental health

Two Bridges, Guildford Street


KT16 9AU

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