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Research Nurse/Clinical Trials Practitioner

Band 6

Main area
Cancer Management - Cancer Clinical Trials
Band 6
Fixed Term - 12 months (External Funding)
Full Time - 37.5 hours per week
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University College London Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust (UCLH)
£36,481 - £44,044 per annum inclusive
25/06/2019 23:59

At UCLH (University College London Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust) our success starts with you.

This is an exciting opportunity to join one of the largest and most successful Foundation Trusts in the UK with an international reputation and a tradition of innovation.

Based in the busy West End of London, we have a lively and vibrant working atmosphere, with quick and easy transport links to all our sites. Our size and resources enable us to offer a range of attractive benefits as well as unparalleled education and development opportunities for staff at all levels. This includes an extensive portfolio of academic and clinical courses and programmes ranging from ongoing personal development through to clinical excellence and leadership skills. UCLH prides itself on its investment in staff both in terms of developing career skills but also its commitment to staff health and wellbeing.

Research Nurse / Clinical Trial Practitioner

Band 6

Are you interested in a career in Clinical Research? Do you have the skills to advance the treatment of cancer whilst delivering high quality care to your patients?

The Oncology Research Nurse / Clinical Trial Practitioner is an autonomous specialist working within the multi-disciplinary team. The post holder will take responsibility for the co-ordination and management of a clinical research portfolio comprising in-house, national and international phase I, II and III clinical trials in oncology.

Responsibilities will include education of patients and colleagues, coordination of care of patients on trials, collection and preparation of biological samples, collection of trial data and monitoring of the expected and unexpected side effects of drugs and other treatment modalities. The post holder will be expected to develop specialized skills and knowledge relating to the conduct of clinical trials, the therapies and the relevant disease sites. The post holder will be expected to have sufficient skills to enable patients to make informed choices concerning their involvement in clinical trials by providing advice and information and acting as the patient’s advocate.

We are seeking someone with experience of Cancer Nursing, and knowledge of good clinical practice, good verbal and written communication and attention to detail. However we offer a comprehensive training programme so if you meet some of these criteria, and have a clear desire to do the job, and then please apply.


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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

If you would like further information or to arrange an informal visit then please contact Amy Smith, Senior Clinical Trial Practitioner and Team Lead via email at amy.smith36@nhs.net.