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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 19/12/2018.

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Research Grants Officer - Band 6

Job Reference: 339-JKL0097

North Bristol NHS Trust
Southmead, Bristol
£28,050 - £36,644 per ann

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Please note that this job advert will close as soon as sufficient applications have been received. So if you are interested, please apply for this vacancy as soon as you can.

Research & Innovation are looking to appoint a two year fixed term Research Grants Officer to contribute to the continued very successful grant success here at North Bristol Trust.




This role is central to the support provided to clinicians and researchers.




The post holder will support the Research Development & Grants Manager in being the first point of contact at the beginning of the research process and provide support, guidance and project Management for developing grant applications to major funders.




One of the primary responsibilities of the Research Grants Officer will be to


manage Grant set up and management of all related tasks, and project manage all existing grants awarded along with any reports that are required by fund holders.




The post holder will work closely with colleagues within the team providing cross cover across the development portfolio of work also as and when required.




Your research knowledge and project management skills will ensure a well-informed, coordinated support mechanism, through to the submission of a grant application and then in the delivery of a successful research project.



For further details / informal visits contact:

Dr Rebecca Coad


Research Grants & Development Manager


Research & Innovation


Level 3, Learning & Research building


Southmead Hospital


North Bristol NHS Trust


Westbury on Trym


Bristol, BS10 5NB






Tel: 0117 41 49330

The following is applicable for ‘At Risk’ employees, who must meet the essential shortlisting criteria to be eligible for interview.

Those from within North Bristol NHS Trust who apply for this role will be considered for shortlisting in the first instance.
Those from within the BNSSG (Bristol, North Somerset and South Gloucestershire) who apply for this role will be considered in the second instance.
Those covered by the South West Employment Transition Framework who apply for this role will be considered in the third instance.
If no applicant is appointed from the above ‘at-risk’ pools, those from the open market will then be considered for shortlisting.
If you apply for this vacancy and have not received a communication from this Trust within three weeks of the closing date, please assume that on this occasion your application has been unsuccessful.

Please note that this Trust does not reimburse travel expenses relating to interview attendance.

If you feel you meet the requirements of the Disability Act / Two Ticks scheme and require further support/advice, please contact us on tel 0117 4141151.

This organisation is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

The successful applicant(s) will normally commence at the minimum of the scale unless they have previous NHS service at the same band. Progression through the scale is by annual increments.

Please note that stringent pre-employment checks are undertaken on all successful applicants prior to commencement in post. Please refer to the ‘Information for Prospective Employees’ attachment for information relating to DBS charges.

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