2686 - Research Nurse
Barnsley Hospital NHS Foundation Trust
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Research Nurse, Band 5
This is a part or full-time position worked over a Monday to Friday pattern. Occasional weekends and public holidays may be required with notice.
Are you looking for a fresh challenge, while maintaining your clinical skills & patient care? Do you want to be at the forefront of new treatments and technology?
This is an exciting role that offers the right individual an opportunity to develop their clinical research skills within an acute District General Hospital setting. Barnsley Hospital is expanding the Research & Development team and are looking for a highly motivated and well organised Band 5 registered nurse with a passion for research to join the team.
You will have the opportunity to be involved in all different types of NIHR Portfolio studies across a range of clinical specialties, offering a comprehensive introduction to clinical research nursing. This may include commercial and non-commercial, interventional and observational research.
You will join an experienced, supportive team and support participants through the research pathway. You will be responsible for offering research opportunities to suitable patients, providing direct care throughout the participants' research journey.
In return, we will be able to facilitate and support you with additional training and education relevant to the role and study specific training,
Main duties of the job
The successful candidate will support the recruitment of patients into non-commerical and commercial studies and will ensure that research participants are monitored, supported and receive the highest level of research nursing care.
You will be involved in the delivery of trial interventions this may include administering trial medicines, working with new medical devices & taking and managing samples within study protocols. You will also be responsible for follow up care either via face to face clinics, or virtually with telephone calls and supervising e-diary compliance/data collection.
You will be expected to work in a collaborative manner and be able to serve as a point of contact for internal and external stakeholders. You will have excellent interpersonal skills & be able to work autonomously managing a caseload of participants, while adhering to trial protocol requirements.
Good IT skills are essential as well as the ability to work to deadlines, a high standard of accuracy, and meticulous attention to detail in order to produce good quality data.
Be a registered nurse and have successfully completed a preceptorship programme.
Have good time management skills.
Be able to integrate with a number of teams in order to achieve set objectives.
Be proficient with Microsoft Office applications (Word, Excel, Access etc)
Be willing to work flexibly in terms of hours and duties to meet service needs It's possible that this will include some out of hours working.
Please note that the Trust reserves the right to close a position early.
Barnsley Hospital NHS Foundation Trust is a high performing Trust achieving a Good rating in our most recent Care Quality Commission (CQC) assessment and achieving significant progress in the delivery of our strategic objectives. We are proud of the commitment of our staff to ensuring a strong and sustainable future for this organisation which is highly valued by our local communities.
There has never been a better time to join Barnsley Hospital. It is moving at pace and a we can do this attitude is evident right through the organisation, where staff are engaged for change and committed to being part of the journey to sustainability and growth.
Barnsley Hospital NHS Foundation Trust is committed to promoting equality of opportunity and fair treatment to all applicants regardless of race, nationality, ethnic origin, gender, marital status, mental or physical disability, religion or belief, sexual orientation, age or offending history.
The cost of the DBS (criminal records check) for Band 6 and above roles only will be met by the successful candidate(s) through salary deduction.
Certificates of Sponsorship
We welcome applications from individuals who may require sponsorship under the skilled worker or health & care visa route.
**Please note funding for travel and associated relocation costs may not be covered by the Trust**
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Please refer to the attached Job Description and Person Specification for full details of the role and responsibilities.
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