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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 04/11/2020.

Research Nurse Band 6

Job Reference: 370-NAM6RD-1720

Employer:
Warrington and Halton Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
Department:
Research and Development Income
Location:
Warrington
Salary:
£31,365 to £37,890 pa

We are WHH an NHS Foundation Trust acknowledged as providing a positive learning environment and proud to be recognised as a Teaching Hospital. We provide first class services at Warrington Hospital, Halton General Hospital and the Cheshire and Merseyside Treatment Centre in the North West of England.

Our mission is to be Outstanding for our patients, our communities and each other.

We pride ourselves in being consciously inclusive and enjoy working with and for the diverse community we serve, employing a high calibre of skilled staff, reflective of our communities.

Our vision is to continue to deliver high quality, safe and sustainable health and care services to the local population of Warrington, Halton and beyond. Our approach to healthcare is founded on our five core values; Working Together, Excellence, Accountable, Role Models and Embracing Change.

As an applicant or employee of WHH you have our commitment to equality, diversity and inclusion, it’s the way we work! Our beliefs and culture insist that no job applicant or employee will receive less favourable treatment from the start of the employment journey.

Working at WHH means joining a team of 4,000+ professional and support staff who local people look to, to keep them well and support their well-being. If you embrace these values and are motivated to making a difference to our patients, we'll look forward to receiving your application.


Generic Research Nurse

Warrington and Halton Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust are looking to appoint two Band 6 Research Nurses to join the team based at the Warrington and Halton hospitals sites.

We are looking for nurses to work across a number of studies and as such you may be an experienced generic research nurse or alternatively you may have a keen interest in research and looking to move your career in that direction.

The posts have been set up to facilitate and aid recruitment to high quality clinical studies and trials including current COVID 19 Urgent Public Health studies. The Trust benefits from NIHR funding through the North West Coast Local Research Network to support research activity and the training and support such network offers. The post holder will be responsible for recruiting patients to generic studies adopted by the NIHR. This includes both randomised clinical trials and other high quality clinical studies.

You will join the established team of research nurses at the Trust and will:

  • Educate patients and colleagues about a number of clinical trials
  • Participate in the consent process and randomisation of eligible patients
  • Support the Urgent Public Health portfolio
  • Develop knowledge of the regulatory requirements in relation to research and experience of research processes
  • Work flexibly across a range of studies and support the R&D team



This job advert may close as soon as sufficient applications have been received, therefore please apply for this job as soon as you can, if interested.

As an applicant or employee of WHH you have our commitment to equality, diversity and inclusion, it’s the way we work! We encourage all applicants to share their personal information with us to understand why please read `Be counted` and `8 reasons why’ in the additional information.

The Trust operates a Smoke Free Policy which does not permit smoking within the Trust premises and grounds/site.

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Depending on the classification of the post, in-line with DBS guidelines, a Standard or Enhanced disclosure will be required which may include a check of the ‘Vulnerable Adults List’, the ‘Children’s List’ and/or the Independent Safeguarding Authorities (ISA’s) barred lists.

A charge of £60 (Enhanced) will be made by the successful candidate which will be deducted from the first 3 months’ salary. In addition to this, you will also be required to re-pay any future costs that may arise in relation to DBS fees.


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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