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CRN EM Research Support Team Research Nurse (Northamptonshire)

Job Reference: 358-2952449-COR

University Hospitals of Leicester
Research & Innovation
Albany House Medical Centre, 3 Queen Street, Wellingborough, Northamptonshire
Dependant on experience

We are actively promoting flexible working options, helping you to manage a work / life balance”.







Banding subject to experience, knowledge and skills




“We are actively promoting flexible working options, helping you to manage a work / life balance”


The University Hospitals of Leicester NHS Trust is the host organisation for the Clinical Research Network East Midlands (CRN EM), one of the 15 LCRNs across England, which form part of the National Institute for Health Research Clinical Research Network.

CRN East Midlands has a flexible workforce known as the Research Support Team (RST), we currently have a Research Nurse vacancy, and are looking to recruiting into the position at either band 5 or band 6 depending on the suitable applicant's knowledge, skills and experience.

Are you a registered nurse with Clinical Research experience, either in a research nurse post or as an additional responsibility within a nursing role? Would you like to further develop your career in research? This is an exciting opportunity for an individual to be a part of the CRN: East Midlands Research Support Team (Northamptonshire Hub). This post will give you the opportunity to broaden your research skills and knowledge within differing specialties across the health and social care sector, including supporting the NIHR Urgent Public Health Covid-19 Research Portfolio. We are seeking to appoint a Research Nurse to be part of a small team of research staff. The post holder will be based at Albany House Medical Centre Wellingborough, however extensive travel across Northamptonshire will be expected, and some travel across the East Midlands will be required.

To discuss this post further, please contact Katie Warwick -

CRN EM RST Hub Lead (Northamptonshire)07534 606696

For further details / informal visits contact:

Katie Warwick RST Hub Lead (Northamptonshire) 07534606696

Additional contact information

Alison Hill -

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UHL is an equal opportunities employer. We aim to employ a workforce that reflects the diverse communities we serve and where discrimination is outlawed, and staff and service users are equally valued and supported. We welcome applications from people from all backgrounds who match our job criteria.

We welcome applications from members of our black, Asian and minority ethnic (BAME) communities, as we have identified that UHL has an under-representation of BAME employees at band 7 and above.

Applicants who have a disability and meet the essential criteria will be interviewed if indicated you wish to be considered under the Disability Confident Scheme. If you require any reasonable adjustments please make the recruitment services team aware as soon as possible. Appointments will be made on merit.

Disclosure and Barring Service Check (DBS)

If this post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order)1975 a submission for Disclosure to be made to the DBS

COVID 19 Risk Assessment

Due to Covid 19 we have introduced a staff risk assessment into our pre-employment process.

This is intended to ensure you are able to safely perform your duties in any of our work areas, and if you have been identified as being vulnerable to coronavirus. Our main aim is to reduce risk and to ensure the safety of all new starters as well as current staff, patients and visitors.

If it is identified that you are within a vulnerable category, we will endeavour to make reasonable adjustments to accommodate this.

Tier 2 Sponsorship

We welcome applications from individuals who require Tier 2 sponsorship. NON-UK candidates may not be appointed if the Trust is unable to satisfy the Home Office Visa requirements or there is a appointable applicant who already holds the right to work in the UK.

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.

Tier 2 Certificate of Sponsorship

Applications from job seekers who require current 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 current Resident Labour Market Test which will be in place until the end of December 2020. UK Visas and Immigration 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 UK Visas and Immigration website.

From 6 April 2017, Tier 2 skilled worker applicants, applying for entry clearance into the UK, have had to present a criminal record certificate from each country they have resided continuously or cumulatively for 12 months or more in the past 10 years. Adult dependants (over 18 years old) are also subject to this requirement.

Guidance can be found here Criminal Records Checks For Overseas Applicants

UK Registration

Applicants must have current UK professional registration. For further information please see applying from overseas.

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