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Research nurse
Band 6
Full time - 37.5 hours per week
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Manchester University NHS Foundation Trust
Employer type
£31,365 - £37,890 per annum
Salary period
20/04/2021 23:59

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COVID-19 Vacancy Senior Clinical Research Nurse

Band 6

Manchester University NHS Foundation Trust (MFT) is one of the largest acute Trusts in the UK, employing over 25,000 staff.

We are responsible for running a family of ten hospitals across seven separate sites, providing a wide range of services from comprehensive local general hospital care through to highly specialised regional and national services.

We are the main provider of hospital care to approximately 750,000 people in Manchester and Trafford and the single biggest provider of specialised services in the North West of England. We are also the lead provider for a significant number of specialised services including Breast Care, Vascular, Cardiac, Respiratory, Urology Cancer, Paediatrics, Women’s Services, Ophthalmology and Genomic Medicine.

Our vision is to improve the health and quality of life of our diverse population by building an organisation that:

  • Excels in quality, safety, patient experience, research, innovation and teaching
  • Attracts, develops and retains great people
  • Is recognised internationally as a leading healthcare provider.

An exciting opportunity for a motivated and driven Clinical Research Nurse has arisen in the National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) in Manchester Clinical Research Facility (CRF). We are looking for an enthusiastic, dedicated and inquisitive clinical research nurse to assist in the delivery of clinical trials, including early phase studies. Successful applicants will be involved in a mixture of academic and commercial research studies across a broad range of conditions.

The post-holder will have strong organisational and planning skills and be an effective communicator with excellent interpersonal skills. Research experience is desirable but not essential; Candidate will be a registered nurse and should be able to work on their own initiative or as part of a team.

Successful applicants will also assist with the identification, recruitment and treatment of research participants on clinical trials. They will co-ordinate the care of participants being treated within the context of clinical trials as necessary.

Comprehensive research training and an induction program will be provided.

We will also provide a tailored, individual personal development plan with support for further training and opportunities for developing.

This is an excellent opportunity for someone with research experience to develop their skills and leadership or for someone with leadership experience and skills to apply them in a new and rapidly developing field.

Manchester CRF at Wythenshawe Hospital is open between the hours of 0700 to 2100. Normal work hours are between 08:00-18:00 though staff will be expected to work within these wider hours on a rotational basis as studies demand.

Flexible working hours and part time hours will be considered.

Informal visits are encouraged

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Applicant requirements

You must have appropriate UK professional registration.

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 (Amendment) (England and Wales) Order 2020 and it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service.

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MFT Recruitment Office
M14 7LU