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Haematological clinical trials
Band 6
Full time 37.5 hours per week
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Cardiff and Vale University Health Board
Employer type
University Hospital of Wales, Heath
£30,401 to £37,267 per annum
26/06/2019 23:59
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Research Nurse

Band 6


Cardiff and Vale University Health Board (the UHB) is a Smoke Free Health Board. Smoking is banned across all of the UHB sites. Staff are therefore not able to smoke in the hospital grounds or on any other UHB premises.

The UHB reserves the right to close this vacancy after 24 hours if a large number of suitable applications are received. Therefore we encourage early applications to ensure consideration for this post.

Please check your email account regularly. Successful applicants will receive all recruitment related correspondence via the email account registered on the application form.

Applicants are invited to apply in Welsh, any application submitted in Welsh will not be treated less favourably than an application made in English



This post has arisen as a result of expansion in both clinical and research related work in the Clinical Research Group within the Haematology Department. The post holder will be a qualified nurse experienced in direct patient care, based within the University Hospital of Wales (UHW) Haematology Directorate. Previous clinical trial experience is an advantage, but full training and clinical support will be provided.

Responsibilities will include: participating in the management of patients with a variety of haematological malignancies that require treatment; providing information about clinical trials to patients and their carers, patient monitoring and collection of accurate and timely data about the effects of treatment and patient quality of life.

The post holder will be expected to be proactive in the education of other healthcare professionals about clinical trials and will be encouraged to prepare research reports and updates for local and national meetings as required.

The post holder will work as part of the Haematology nursing team with specific responsibility for all nursing activities associated with Clinical Research Trials.

The Haematology Clinical Research Group provides a variety of clinical trials to patients with a variety of Haematological conditions in Cardiff and the Vale of Glamorgan and is also a tertairy referal centre for the rest of Wales. The Clinical Research Group works on a number clinical trials both non commercial and commercial and Portfolio adopted studies and helps support the Hospital and University's reputation of being a centre of excellence for leaukaemia research. 

We are looking for individuals who share the core values of the organisation:

-We care about the people we serve and the people we work with;

-We trust one another;

-We respect each other;

-We take personal responsibility;

-We treat people with kindness;

-We act with integrity.

The ability to speak Welsh is desirable for this post

The ability to speak Welsh is desirable for this post; Welsh and/or English speakers are equally welcome to apply.

Closing date -  26th June, 2019

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

Emma Williams

Research Nurse Manager