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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 12/05/2021.

Study Support Service Divisional Coordinator

Job Reference: 358-3085641-COR

University Hospitals of Leicester
Clinical Research Network East Midlands
Home working base, following restriction changes the post will be based at Leicester Royal Infirmary or Queens Medical Centre, with cross site working in Leicester/ Nottingham., Leicester
£21,892 - £24,157 per annum

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

The NIHR Clinical Research Network (CRN) is the clinical research delivery arm of the NHS. It operates nationally across England through a national coordinating centre and 15 local networks. Each local Clinical Research Network supports 30 clinical specialties organised as six divisions.

The NIHR Clinical Research Network: East Midlands (CRN EM) is hosted by University Hospitals of Leicester NHS Trust.

The role of the CRN EM is to establish and maintain an excellent NHS infrastructure for clinical research and research management. This infrastructure includes clinical research support staff and sessional support for clinical investigators of all professions, funding for other NHS support costs such as additional clinical services and diagnostic tests, and research management systems and staff.

An opportunity has arisen for a Study Support Service Divisional Coordinator to join the CRN EM Study Support Service Team. The post-holder will assist with the smooth running of the generic inbox; have responsibility for diary management, organising meetings and larger events, including creating visual materials, producing reports, presentations, tables and graphs and general administration duties. Provide divisional support to Research Operations Manager and Research Delivery Manager with organising meetings and events, producing data/charts from ODP for our Partners. Developing and maintaining office systems, including the use of Google Apps, Microsoft, Kanbanchi and EDGE. Providing administrative support to the Divisional Study Support Managers and Primary Care Team Leader for CRN EM, this will entail sourcing a venue, sending out calendar invitations and related documents, producing minutes, when required. Knowledge of the NHS would be advantageous. We are looking for a self-motivated person with enthusiasm and a flexible attitude.

Essential requirements:

Excellent communication skills and a good standard of general education. You will have a professional attitude and presentation, good organisational skills and be able to complete documentation accurately.

The post is advertised on a fixed term basis. Please apply as soon as possible as the advert will close when we have received sufficient applications. Interviews may be held virtually, further details will be shared if successful for an interview.

Home working base, following restriction changes the post will be based at Leicester Royal Infirmary or Queens Medical Centre, with cross site working in Leicester/ Nottingham.

For further details / informal visits contact:

Marie Thompson - Study Support Service Divisional 2&5 Manager / 07908397933

Additional contact information

Deepali Bij


Vacancies will close early if a sufficient number of applications are received.

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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.

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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.

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