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Research Support Team Administrator

Job Reference: 358-1721706-COR

University Hospitals of Leicester
CRN: East Midlands
£18,813 - £20,795 pro rata

The University Hospitals of Leicester NHS Trust is host organisation for the Clinical Research Network East Midlands (CRN EM), one of the 15 LCRNs across England which form part of the National Institute for Health Research Clinical Research Network.


CRN East Midlands have recently undertaken a review of it's flexible workforce known as the Research Support Team which has led to a number of new exciting roles.


We are seeking an enthusiastic, self-motivated individual with outstanding organisational skills, a can-do attitude, to support clinical research teams and manage the administration of the Research Support Team HUB.


The job requires someone who is well-organised, a good communicator with the ability to multi-task and prioritise. You will require good computer and keyboard skills, particularly Word, Excel, Outlook and Powerpoint.


Good communication skills and a diplomatic manner will be essential, as you will liaise with a wide range of healthcare professionals and academics from within the Trust and from the University of Leicester. If you enjoy a challenging and varied role then this is the post for you.


The post will be based in Leicester Royal Infirmary, but the post will support research delivered across the whole of Leicestershire in a variety of organisations/locations and therefore extensive travel will be expected, and some travel across the East Midlands will be required.



For further details / informal visits contact:

For further information please contact Carla Christie, Research Support Team HUB Lead on (0116) 2586293 or via email on


All informal visits welcome

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.

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