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Research Nurse - Neurology

Band 6

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Research and Development (Neurology)
Band 6
Fixed Term Maternity Cover – (31st August 2021)
Full time - 37.5 hours per week
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University College London Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust (UCLH)
£37,638 - £44,780 per annum inclusive
Salary period
04/11/2020 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.

Band 6 Research Nurse - Neurology

Full time - 37.5 hours per week

Fixed Term Maternity Cover – (31st August 2021)

Do you want to give exceptional care and be involved in providing state-of the art treatments to patients?

We are seeking to appoint an enthusiastic and highly motivated nurse to become part of the Research Nursing Team at the National Institute for Health Research UCLH Clinical Research Facility (CRF) .  The facilities is a well-established Clinical Research Facility covering two sites, the Leonard Wolfson Experimental Neurology Centre is a dedicated neuroscience experimental medicine facility at the National Hospital for Neurology and Neurosurgery (NHNN) at Queen Square (QS); and the NIHR UCLH Clinical Research Facility is a comprehensive Cancer and Medical research facility (incorporating the Experimental Cancer Medicine Centre - ECMC) on the Bloomsbury campus (BC) at Tottenham Court Road. The research nursing team in the CRF provides exceptional specialist nursing care to a wide variety of patients taking part in early phase clinical trials of experimental neurology, neurodegenerative, cancer and medicine treatments. This includes First-in-Human medicines and experimental early phase treatments.

We are looking for an individual with excellent communication and organizational skills and a keen attention to detail. The successful candidate will need a willingness to learn and an interest in working across a range studies in different specialties within the Clinical Research Facility (CRF). This is a 12 months fixed term contract for maternity cover.

The post holder will be supported by senior nurses within the unit, and the role is ideal for a highly motivated individual who is keen to develop their career in clinical research nursing. The post holder will work in close collaboration with the Research Nursing Team, Principal Investigators and research support staff, to ensure compliance with Trust Policy, Good Clinical Practice (GCP), Human Tissue Act (HTA), and trial specific protocols.

Applicants must be a Registered Nurse with post- registration experience. A strong interest in clinical trials, neurology and research is essential.

Please note this role’s fixed term contract is for the purpose of covering maternity leave and therefore the end date is subject to change in line with this.

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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

Marivic Ricamara, Lead Research Nurse on 020 3447 2919 or email marivic.ricamara@nhs.net

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