Nursing - Paediatric Research Nurse

  • Department Research & Innovation Team
  • Salary £31,365.00 – £37,890 per annum
  • Closing Date 29/10/2020
  • Location The Princess Royal Hospital, Telford
  • Grade NHS AfC: Band 6
  • Job ref 223-PRN-473-A
  • Pension NHS Pension
  • Holidays Generous Holiday Allowance
  • NHS discount Eligible for NHS Discounts
  • Contract Permanent
  • Hours Part time 7.5 hours per week

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Paediatric Nurse to join the Research and Innovation  Team and contribute significantly to clinical research across the Trust. The post will be based at The Princess Royal Hospital, Telford where the paediatric services are currently based.

The focus of this role will be to support the recruitment of patients into paediatric and neonatal  studies, both academic and industry.  However, there is an expectation the postholder will use their transferable skills to recruit patients into other specialities / the role will involve identifying, screening, consenting, recruiting and following up patients into many other national clinical studies, as well as entering data onto spreadsheets and data collection forms. The successful postholder will have overall day-to-day responsibility for the delivery of clinical protocols into non-interventional as well as more complex interventional academic and industry studies.

You will work alongside an experienced research team across the department.

Ideally, the postholder should have recent experience of working in Clinical Research.  You must be flexible and hard working with the ability to manage your workload effectively to cope with tight deadlines and conflicting demands.  This role requires excellent communication skills in order to communicate effectively with people of all levels from a wide range of professional and academic backgrounds both within and outside The Shrewsbury and Telford Hospital NHS Trust.

You will be required to engage the clinical staff to facilitate recruitment into both simple and more complex clinical studies, often in quite stressful situations and at short notice.

You will be line managed by the band 7 Team Lead Research Sister but work closely with Consultants, Registrars and the wider MDT.  You will also work closely with the Research and Innovation Team to promote the importance of clinical research across the Trust.  

You will be expected to attend local Clinical Research Network meetings as well as Investigator meetings. You will also be provided with training to fulfil the role.

The well-being of our staff is of the upmost importance to us.  If you are offered a role at our Trust, and fall into the increased and higher risk categories as set out by Public Health England (PHE) and NHSI/E, your line manager will complete an risk assessment with you.  This will be completed in conjunction with the latest guidance from Public Health England in relation to Covid-19.

By submitting your application to Trac, you are giving your consent for parts of your application data to be transferred to the NHS Electronic Staff Record (ESR) and other secure, internal NHS Workforce systems. This is to support and manage your recruitment and employment within your employing organisation. 

If successful, by completing the NHS Jobs application form you authorise the Trust to obtain any previous NHS service details including all electronically held sickness information, via the Inter Authority Transfer process on the national ESR.

If the role requires a qualification/professional registration, you will need to provide proof during the recruitment process. By submitting your application you are giving the Trust permission to check the qualification certificates provided back to the source provider. Please note that a sample of all applicant’s qualifications will be checked with the educational institution or provider.

In the event of a high response to this advertisement, this post will be closed. Early applications are advised.
Unfortunately we do not accept CVs or keep them on file. If you are unable to apply online please contact the person named in the advertisement for the post you are interested in.
We are committed to offering an interview to all applicants with a disability who meet the minimum criteria for the above position and will support reasonable adjustments wherever possible.  In addition, whilst all applicants will be judged on merit alone, we particularly welcome applications from candidates who are male, from black and minority ethnic backgrounds or who have a disability, as these are currently under-represented in our workforce.
We are committed to equal opportunities in employment. The policies and practices of the Trust aim to promote an environment that is free from all forms of unlawful or unfair discrimination and values the diversity of all people. At the heart of our policy, we seek to treat people fairly, flexibly and with dignity and respect.

Thank you for your interest in The Shrewsbury and Telford Hospital NHS Trust, we look forward to receiving your application for employment.

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