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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 03/06/2020.

Research Nurse Research - Research Delivery Workforce

Job Reference: 001-NMR167-0520

Cardiff and Vale University Health Board
Research Nurse
Cardiff and Vale University Health Board, Cardiff
£31,365 to £37,890 per annum


Cardiff and Vale University Health Board (the UHB) is a Smoke Free Health Board. Smoking is banned across all of the UHB sites. Staff are therefore not able to smoke in the hospital grounds or on any other UHB premises.

The UHB reserves the right to close this vacancy after 24 hours if a large number of suitable applications are received. Therefore we encourage early applications to ensure consideration for this post.

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We are committed to promoting inclusion, where every staff member has a sense of belonging. We welcome applications from everyone and actively seek a diverse range of applicants. We value our differences and fully advocate, cultivate and support an inclusive working environment where staff treat one another with dignity and respect. We aim to create an equitable working environment where every individual can fulfil their potential no matter their disability, sex, gender identity, race, sexual orientation, age, religion or belief, pregnancy and maternity or marriage and civil partnership status.

Applicants are invited to apply in Welsh, any application submitted in Welsh will not be treated less favourably than an application made in English

The NHS Research and Delivery (R&D) Departments led by a R&D Director provide local services for research support and facilitates the sponsoring and hosting of studies within in each UHB. Part of this service includes a NHS research delivery team consisting of Research Nurses, Clinical Studies Officers, Research Officers and Administrators, employed by NHS organisations to support the delivery of high quality health and social care studies.

An exciting opportunity has arisen within Cardiff and Vale University R&D for a Research Nurse to become part of the research delivery team supporting late phase research is able to work flexibly to support the service and contribute to studies within various disease sites and has a keen interest in research. The post holder will have a specialist knowledge in research and/or clinical practice enabling the post holder to work independently. Will work autonomously to assist in the management of a caseload of clinical trial patients, whilst working as part of a multi-disciplinary team. Be able to maintain effective communication with patients, carers and professionals to ensure high quality service delivery.

The post holder will be working within a large team of staff based within the Clinical Research Facility supporting researchers with high quality studies throughout the health board.

Informal visits are welcomed to discuss the role.


The ability to speak Welsh is desirable for this post; English and/or Welsh speakers are equally welcome to apply.

Closing Date: 3rd June 2020

For further details / informal visits contact:

Wendy Wade Research Delivery Manager

Applications from job seekers who require Tier 2 sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. However, non-EEA candidates may not be appointed to a post if a suitably qualified, experienced and skilled EU/EEA candidate is available to take up the post as the employing body is unlikely, in these circumstances, to satisfy the resident labour market test. UK Visas and Immigration (UKVI) requires employers to complete this test to show that no suitably qualified EEA or EU worker can fill the post. For further information please visit the UKVI website.

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