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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 25/10/2020.

Data Co-ordinator

Job Reference: 190-9910-DIR

Sheffield Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
Royal Hallamshire Hospital, Sheffield
£19,737 to £21,142 pa pro rata f

Data Coordinator

Fixed term until 31st March 2022

This Vacancy

We are looking to recruit a highly motivated and efficient team player to support the NIHR Sheffield Biomedical Research Centre (BRC). The post holder will work as part of a team to primarily coordinate the collection and reporting of defined activity data relating to the different research databases in the BRC. These databases are used as research tools in different neurological themes, such as Dementia and Motor Neurone Disease (MND).

The post holder will be responsible for inputting and managing large volumes of data that will require accuracy, attention to detail, the ability to manipulate data (particularly in Microsoft Excel), deliver high quality reports and adhere to strict deadlines and confidentiality protocols.

The successful applicant will be an enthusiastic and a motivated individual who will be responsible for assisting the BRC Investigators, BRC Project Coordinator, BRC Core team and the BRC Wider team with a variety of data entry tasks. These will vary from administrative tasks, completion of paper and electronic data, query resolution, assisting with database set up and maintenance, auditing, assisting with monitoring visits, maintaining site master files, archiving and supporting the clinical staff on a day to day basis.

You will possess excellent organisational skills with strong verbal and written communication abilities as you will be expected to deal with a wide audience. You will have the ability to work on your own initiative and be able to multi-task in addition to being a committed team player.

You must be able to deal with confidential issues in a professional manner and will need to have experience working in a similar role within a busy department. Experience of working within a healthcare setting would be beneficial, however is not essential.

About Us

The NIHR Sheffield Biomedical Research Centre (BRC) is focused on the pull-through of developments in the fields of Neurodegeneration, Neuroinflammation and Cerebrovascular disease into early phase clinical trials. Research in these areas is supported by cross-cutting themes of Advanced Medical Imaging, Genomic Medicine and Bioinformatics, The Sheffield NIHR Clinical Research Facility and in silico medicine. The NIHR Sheffield BRC brings together outstanding scientists from the University of Sheffield Departments of Neuroscience and Engineering in multidisciplinary research institutes SITraN and INSIGNEO together with clinical disciplines at Sheffield Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust to improve the treatment and care of people living with chronic neurological disorders. Clinical Research projects will take place in conjunction with the Academic Directorate of Neuroscience at the Royal Hallamshire Hospital and will be supported by the NIHR Sheffield Clinical Research Facility.

Who we are looking for?

If you enjoy variety, working in a fast paced environment, have a flexible approach to your work, and would like to be involved with researchers who are committed to advancing treatments and care pathways for patients with specific health conditions then please apply. You will need to possess excellent organisation, communication, and interpersonal skills, and be able to demonstrate that you have experience of clinical trial administration, an understanding of the research process, GCP and research legislation.

This vacancy is advertised on a fixed term contract basis due to the post being recruited as part of a limited term project within the Trust. The fixed term contract status of the post holder will be reviewed in accordance with the Trust's legal obligations regarding fixed term contracts taking into consideration the requirement for the post to be maintained as a part of the project’s implementation and the timescales associated with this.

What you can expect from Sheffield Teaching Hospital NHS Foundation Trust

You will be working for an organisation which values and respects all of its staff and the community it serves. The Trust is a leader in the NHS and research sectors and provides excellent benefits for its staff. This includes commitments to professional development but also many policies to support employees in balancing their personal and professional lives.

Please see the attached documents to the NHS Jobs page for this vacancy which gives you more detail on why you should come and work for us.


For further details / informal visits contact:

Name  Sarah Moll  Job title  NIHR BRC Clinical Trials Manager

Email  Telephone number0114 2712563

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