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Clinical Research Nurse

Job Description

Guy’s and St Thomas’ NHS Foundation Trust
Band 6 Clinical Research Nurse
Renal Research Team

We are seeking to appoint a dynamic and highly motivated nurse to become part of our busy Renal Transplantation & Nephrology research team here at Guy’s Hospital, London.

Applicants must be a registered Adult Nurse with evidence of continuing professional development. Ideally you will have experience in clinical research with knowledge and experience in Renal nursing. However we will consider strong candidates who demonstrate a good awareness of clinical research and a real desire and willingness to learn in a fast paced environment. Candidates should demonstrate excellent communication and interpersonal skills and have the ability and initiative to work independently and manage a patient caseload across a variety of clinical trials. An excellent understanding of undertaking clinical research and research governance processes is desirable although full training will be given.

You will be joining an enthusiastic, friendly, and motivated multidisciplinary team in a dynamic teaching hospital in central London, and you will be an essential member of the research team. The role will include screening and recruiting patients to studies, providing follow up care for patients enrolled in research, collecting and maintaining study records and clinical report forms, and liaising with Principal Investigators and clinical staff to ensure safe and high quality care for patients.

There are excellent opportunities for further education and leadership development within this role, with access to CPPD funding and revalidation support. We provide a comprehensive induction programme and ensure that all staff have tailored, individual personal development plans with support for further training. Opportunities for developing new research/clinical skills are available and actively encouraged. The normal working hours for the post are Monday to Friday 9am-5pm, although the post holder will need to be flexible to accommodate patient visits and assessments outside of these hours when required.

Please note that we will only accept online applications.

Interview date will be Wednesday 16th November 2016

For further details / informal visits contact:
If you would like to arrange an informal visit or speak to the Research Matron about the role please email Naomi Hare at ( Email address removed )

Applications are welcomed from applicants with a disability. We can make reasonable adjustments and offer support and advice in a variety of ways throughout the application process. Equality of opportunity is our policy.

As an organisation we are committed to developing our services in ways that best suit the needs of our patients. This means that some staff groups will increasingly be asked to work a more flexible shift pattern so that we can offer services in the evenings or at weekends.

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Disclosure and Barring Service Check

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) to check for any previous criminal convictions.

Tier 2 Certificate of Sponsorship (formerly a Work Permit)

Applications from job seekers who require Tier 2 sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. However, non-EEA candidates may not be appointed to a post if a suitably qualified, experienced and skilled EU/EEA candidate is available to take up the post as the employing body is unlikely, in these circumstances, to satisfy the Resident Labour Market Test. The UK Visas and Immigration department requires employers to complete this test to show that no suitably qualified EEA or EU worker can fill the post. For further information please visit the UK Visas and Immigration website.

UK Registration

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