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Clinical Trials Co-ordinator

Job Reference: 358-1964018-CSI

University Hospitals of Leicester
Clinical Trials Co-ordinator
Leicester Royal Infirnary, Leicester
£24,214 to £30,112 pro ra

University Hospitals of Leicester NHS Trust


Pharmacy Department

Clinical Trials Co-ordinator

Grade: Band 5

Salary: £24,214 to £30,112 pro rata

Up to 37.5 hours per week

We are looking for a registered Pharmacy Technician to assist our lead Clinical Trials Technician and Pharmacist for clinical trials in the smooth running of our expanding Clinical Trials Service .Your primary base will be Leicester Royal Infirmary; however travel between UHL’s hospital sites will be required.

The role involves responsibility for the safe and efficient conduct of IMP (Investigational Medicinal Product) studies. You will be required to work to the strict guidance of ICH GCP, the European Clinical Trials Directive, Trust and departmental SOPs. You should have excellent organisational and communication skills as it is essential that you are able to prioritise work and ensure all Clinical Trial documentation is accurate and legible.

In this role you will be expected to liaise with multidisciplinary research teams, commercial companies and non-commercial organisations, clinicians and the local Research & Innovation Department to ensure comprehensive trials support, therefore a professional attitude to the role is essential.

The successful candidate will also support with the prioritisation of work and co-ordinate the day-to-day smooth running of the Pharmacy clinical trials service, ensuring the dispensing of investigational medicines carried out efficiently, safely and accurately in accordance with in-house dispensing procedures whilst incorporating ICH/GCP.

To manage pharmacy personnel who assist in the general house-keeping of the clinical trials area.

If you feel that you suit this description, and you would enjoy this development opportunity working within clinical trials service then we would like to hear from you. As part of this job, you will be expected to work as part of the wider pharmacy team and contribute to evenings, weekends , bank holidays and on-call shifts as appropriate.




For further details / informal visits contact:

Helen Robinson– Clinical Trials Co-Ordinator ( / 0116 2586301) or Julie Barlow Lead Clinical Trials Technician ( / Tel:0116 2586078).



We will close vacancies prior to the published closing date if we receive a sufficient number of completed application forms.

Preference will be given in the first instance to existing NHS employees within the East Midlands healthcare community who are ‘at risk’ of redundancy. Such employees within the University Hospitals of Leicester NHS Trust will be considered first.”

Important Information

Applications will be transferred to TRAC system, by completing an application you are giving authorisation for the transfer of your data.

Correspondence regarding your application will be sent to you by email via a TRAC system account.

UHL is an equal opportunities employer. We aim to employ a workforce that reflects the diverse communities we serve and where discrimination is outlawed, and staff and service users are equally valued and supported. We welcome applications from people from all backgrounds who match our job criteria.

We especially welcome applications from members of our black, Asian and minority ethnic (BAME) communities, as we have identified that UHL has an under-representation of BAME employees at band 7 and above.

Applicants who have a disability and meet the essential criteria for the job will be interviewed if you indicate you wish to be considered under the Guaranteed Interview Scheme. If you require a reasonable adjustment at any stage of the recruitment process please make the recruitment services team aware as soon as possible.

Appointments will be made on merit.

Disclosure and Barring Service Check

If this post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) .

Tier 2 Certificate of Sponsorship

We welcome applications from individuals who require Tier 2 sponsorship. NON-EEA candidates may not be appointed, if a suitably EU/EEA candidate is successful it is unlikely that the Trust is able to satisfy the Home Office Visa requirements.

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.

UK Registration

Applicants must have current UK professional registration. For further information please see applying from overseas.

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