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NHS AfC: Band 6
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The Royal Wolverhampton NHS Trust
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CRM WM South
Band 6
28/08/2019 23:59

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Research Nurse

NHS AfC: Band 6

Great care can change everything. Like you, at The Royal Wolverhampton NHS Trust we want to deliver truly brilliant, integrated care. And just like you, we are ambitious about what we do. We are continually striving to improve patients’ experience and outcomes.

Bring your dedication and determination here, and you will benefit from the support of an experienced and enthusiastic multi-professional team committed to the delivery of brilliant patient care.

We like to think we offer you the best of both worlds. We are a welcoming and friendly place that’s devoted to our vibrant, diverse community. But the plans for the future – yours and ours – are HUGE. We know where we’re going and we want inspirational, compassionate and caring individuals to join us on this journey.

The Royal Wolverhampton NHS Trust is one of the largest NHS Trusts in the West Midlands providing primary, acute and community services. We have been nationally recognised for providing excellence in healthcare; we are home to the busiest and most technologically advanced Cardiac Centre in the West Midlands. We have a strong research focus; the Trust hosts the Clinical Research Network West Midlands (CRN WM), which is part of the National Institute for Health Research, the clinical research delivery arm of the NHS. This alliance makes sure that clinical research occupies the place it deserves and is a driver to improve patient care.

Will you join us on this journey? Here’s more about the role and what we are looking for.


Please note that this position is to support NHS Trusts and Partner Organisations within the SOUTH of the West Midlands.

Generic Research Nurse - South

Are you ready to take your career in a new direction? Have you ever considered using your nursing clinical skills in a different setting? Are you an experienced research nurses looking to learn different specialities and willing to travel.

If so, an exciting opportunity has arisen for a highly motivated and enthusiastic nurse to join the Clinical Research Network West Midlands (CRN WM) and offers the right candidate the opportunity for personal and professional development and ongoing education

The post holder will join a team of senior staff working across the network, with a focus in the geographical region of the West Midlands South area, including but exclusively to the following trusts: University Hospital Coventry & Warwickshire NHS Trust, Worcester Acute Hospital NHS Trust, Wye Valley NHS Trust, George Eliot NHS Trust, South Warwickshire NHS Foundation Trust, Coventry and Warwickshire Partnership Trust & Worcestershire Health and Care NHS Trust.

The successful candidate will have excellent communication, interpersonal skills, organisational and time management skills. These individual should be team player, able to cope with pressure and have a flexible approach to their work. They will ensure that clinical studies are conducted according to ICH Good Clinical Practice Guidelines for Research, for which training will be given as required. They need to be proactive and able to work independently within the team to deliver on NIHR portfolio studies within deadlines to achieve given NIHR targets.

This is an opportunity for an experienced registered nurse, with at least two years nursing experience. Previous research experience would be an advantage, however Registered Nurses who can demonstrate a wide skill base will be considered.

The post will require the applicant to be flexible in their working hours/pattern and to travel routinely within the South Region of the Network.  

Successful applicants can expect an excellent, friendly working environment with professional support and training/development opportunities.

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Applicant requirements

You must have appropriate UK professional registration.

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service.

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Further details / informal visits contact

Karen Hylton - Research Delivery Manager / Lead Research Nurse

For more information please contact: Mob No 07557138739 / 01902 446803 or Mob No 07342073341 / 01902 446803

Previous Applicants Need Not Apply