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Clinical Research Nurse

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1. Please ensure you check your emails regularly as this is how we will communicate with you throughout the recruitment process. If you are shortlisted you will be contacted by email and text message (if you provide a mobile contact number) within 2 weeks of the advert closing.

2. Due to the high volumes of applications we receive for certain posts, we reserve the right to close any adverts before the published closing date once we have received a sufficient number of applications.

An opportunity has arisen for an experienced nurse to join the Cardiovascular Research Team (CarRes). We are a busy team consisting of Clinical Research Nurses, a Clinical Trial Co-ordinator and Clinical Trial Administrator. This is an excellent chance to develop and expand your skills and knowledge in the research setting.

The Team manages a wide variety of studies within the cardiovascular directorate; co-ordinating cardiology, cardiothoracic and vascular research studies across three acute hospital sites. Our portfolio consists of NIHR adopted and commercially sponsored trials.

We are seeking an enthusiastic, friendly, innovative and highly motivated nurse. You should be an individual who demonstrates excellent communication and interpersonal skills. Be adaptable, able to prioritise a combination of demands on your time and work autonomously whilst integrating with the multidisciplinary team.

The post holder will be expected to work closely with senior members of the research and multidisciplinary team and in collaboration with other research partners, both industry and academic; and will participate in the co-ordination of existing clinical research trials and in the setting up of new research studies.
Research experience is preferable but not essential as training and support will be provided. The successful candidate will be able to demonstrate considerable clinical experience and a clear interest in the research process.

As part of the first Academic Health Science Centre, our aim is to provide world-class healthcare to our patients through excellence in research, education and training. Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust is comprised of five hospitals - Charing Cross, Queen Charlotte’s and Chelsea, Hammersmith, St Mary’s and the Western Eye.

This is a full-time post and currently funded for 1 year subject to further extension. Job shares will be considered.

For further details / informal visits contact:
Joanna Smee, Senior Research Nurse by email at: ( Email address removed ), telephone :  ( Phone number removed ) 

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)

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