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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 30/11/2020.

Research Administrator

Job Reference: 387-TS-4452-KM

University Hospitals Bristol and Weston NHS Foundation Trust
Vaccine & Testing Research
University Hospitals Bristol & Weston NHS foundation trust, Bristol
£19,737 - £21,142 pa pro rata

There really has never been a more exciting time to join us; University Hospitals Bristol NHS Foundation Trust and Weston Area Health NHS Trust have merged together to be come one organisation. Our newly merged Trust has a combined workforce of over 13,000 staff, aiming to deliver exceptional local services for local people and specialist services across the South West and beyond. Together, we form one of the largest NHS trusts in the country.

Would you enjoy the exciting challenge of joining a newly established and innovative vaccine and testing research team? We are offering an opportunity for a talented individual looking to develop a career in clinical research.

The Vaccine and Testing research team will lead on supporting Principal Investigators in the setup and delivery of vaccine and testing research, including and prioritising COVID-19 research and other urgent public health studies. The research will be based at the Clinical Research and Imaging Centre, a purpose built clinical research facility which offers the ability to conduct early and late phase studies.

The research team is looking for someone who is highly motivated and passionate about clinical research to join us. You will be working with a variety of research professionals across the trust and will be involved in all aspects of the study co-ordination of vaccine and testing research.

You will:
• Manage data as an integrated member of the clinical research team
• Support the safe conduct of research to provide assurance that the rights, safety and wellbeing of research participants are protected
• Need excellent IT and literacy skills, operational flexibility and have a have a keen eye for detail.

In return we can offer you a friendly, supportive working environment and training/development opportunities.

For further details / informal visits contact:

Sarah Kidd, Senior Clinical Trial Coordinator 0117 3420229


University Hospitals Bristol and Weston NHS Foundation Trust is CQC rated Outstanding. As one of the largest acute Trusts in the country and the major teaching and research centre for the South West, we have over 13,000 staff, over 100 different clinical services. Working in ten hospitals across Bristol and Weston, we offer a wide range of careers and jobs. Together we support the delivery of excellent care to the people of Bristol, Weston and beyond.

Our hospitals are based across Bristol and Weston-super-Mare, meaning you can enjoy the very best of both worlds; city living within a stone’s throw of the countryside or beside the seaside, with easy access to all that the South West has to offer.

UH Bristol and Weston is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults.University Hospitals Bristol and Weston NHS Foundation Trust is an equal opportunities employer actively working towards a diverse workforce. Anonymous information will be used from your application in order to ensure we’re meeting our pledge.

To comply with Part 7 of the Immigration Act 2016 all applicants must be able to speak fluent English to an appropriate standard which will be assessed at Interview.


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