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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 15/06/2021.

Senior Research Nurse/ Practitioner

Job Reference: 415-Z21-245

Northern Devon Healthcare Trust
£31,365- £37,890 Per Annum Pro Rata

The Research Department are looking for an experienced and innovative Band 6 Senior Research Nurse/ Practitioner to join their team working 30 hours per week. You will need to be a registered nurse or Allied Health Professional.

Research is a rewarding and patient centred career! This is an exciting opportunity to be involved at the forefront of research (including Covid-19 research) at Northern Devon Healthcare NHS Trust.

You will support feasibility, set up, safe conduct and delivery of research for studies that fall within our portfolio, covering many disease areas in acute, non-acute and community settings.

You will coordinate and manage studies and will deliver recruitment in line with performance and monitoring objectives. We require a person with leadership experience, excellent communication and interpersonal skills and can demonstrate insight into the role in clinical research. You will need to be self-motivated, demonstrate enthusiasm and driven to focus the team to offer our research community a service of the highest quality. Line management and support of your junior colleagues as well as deputising for the Lead Research Nurse is fundamental to the role.

In return we can offer you a friendly working environment with professional support and training/development opportunities. The research team are an adaptable, supportive and dedicated team made up of registered nurses, allied health professionals, research support workers, administrators and our research managers.

We encourage you to get in contact with us for more information and are very happy to take calls ,meet virtually or arrange informal visits within the current social distancing guidelines.

Subject to formal matching, the band is confirmed but there may need to be some revision to the JD required in the future.

** As this post is in a shortage occupation code it qualifies for the Trust’s Recommend a Friend Scheme, please find further information on the attached link**

Closing Date: 15th June 2021

This post is being offered as Northern Devon Healthcare NHS Trust and the Royal Devon and Exeter NHS Foundation Trust continue to develop our long standing partnership with a view to becoming a single integrated organisation across Eastern and Northern Devon. Working together gives us the opportunity to offer unique and varied careers across our services combining the RD&E’s track record of excellence in research, teaching and links to the university with NDHT’s innovation and adaptability.

Our values guide everything we do. At all times, we aim to:

  • Demonstrate compassion
  • Strive for excellence
  • Respect diversity
  • Act with integrity
  • Listen and support others

Our teams of care professionals work with patients and their families to support peoples’ independence, health and wellbeing. We provide support to avoid hospital admissions, and if an admission is necessary, we try to make each patient’s stay in hospital as short and effective as possible before working with them on a safe discharge home.

In our most recent staff survey, our staff voted us in the top 10% of NHS provider organisations to work for and we also came out as the top provider in the South West for our overall results. Our patients (through the Friends and Family Test) regularly report an average of over 95% satisfaction with our services.

Please note that we may close this vacancy early if we receive a high volume of applicants.

Pay award due with effect from Thursday 1st April 2021, implementation pending NHS Employers publication.

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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