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Research Practitioner

Job Description

A vacancy has arisen for a Band 4/5 Research Practitioner within the Cardiovascular Research hub as part of the Research and Development directorate at University Hospital of South Manchester NHS Foundation Trust (Wythenshawe Hospital).

If you are interested in starting a career in the exciting area of cardiology research, or are ready to move to a more senior research practitioner role, we would be delighted to hear from you. The role will be offered to the right person at either a band 4 junior research post or band 5 senior research practitioner post dependant on qualifications and experience which will be determined at interview.

We are looking for someone who is motivated and driven and wants to be part of a team who are dedicated to delivering high quality research. If this sounds like you - then take some time to read through what we have to offer.

The successful candidate will be passionate about Research. They will be enthusiastic and professional with an excellent eye for detail and proven work ethic, an ideal candidate will have the ability to adapt into our friendly team and be an excellent communicator within the multi-disciplinary team. They will be flexible and possess the ability to think quickly and show excellent organisational / time management skills.

A strong commitment to our team is essential for this post as well as a Health or Science related degree. Training will be provided appropriate to the individual needs of the successful candidate within a supportive environment.

For further details / informal visits contact:
Susan Ferguson Senior Research nurse, Cardiolgy

 ( Phone number removed ) 

PLEASE NOTE: UHSM is committed to supporting its current employees move into new roles as a result of organisational change or other circumstances. We therefore reserve the right to prioritise current staff who may need to be redeployed into this role.

UHSM has five core PEOPLE values. These values bring together our very talented team and they guide us in the way we work.

Patient first – we put our patients and customers first. We aim to exceed their expectations every time to earn their trust and loyalty.

E xcellence – we are dedicated to developing excellence. We strive to continuously improve the quality of care we give to our patients.

One team– we aim to attract, excite, develop and retain exceptional people. We work as one team, delivering our best to our patients by supporting each other.

oPen – we embrace innovation and learn from our mistakes. We measure everything we do and we openly share information.

Leadership – we believe in leadership at all levels. We demonstrate personal courage and role model the behaviour we expect from others.

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.

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