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Head & Neck Clinical Research Specialty Lead, East Midlands (CRN Eas

Job Reference: 358-3162974

University Hospitals of Leicester
Head & Neck
University Hospitals of Leicester NHS Trust, Leicester
£82,096 - £110,683 0.25 PA

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The Clinical Research Network East Midlands is inviting applications for the role of Head & Neck Sub-specialty Research Lead (CRN East Midlands, Division 1. The post is open to clinicians and Allied Health Professionals employed within the East Midlands region as defined by the NIHR boundary.

The post is offered as a supplementary role rather than a stand alone appointment, coming with up to 0.25 PA support/equivalent paid time. This will not constitute employment with UHL.

This is a high-profile and demanding role, with an expectation for the post holder to be an ambassador for the National Institute for Health Research (NIHR). As well as a passion for bringing clinical research opportunities to patients, you will be required to have an in-depth understanding of how the local NHS “works”, an ability to forge and maintain productive partnerships across organisational boundaries, and the tenacity to deliver stretching targets in challenging environments. The network is hosted by UHL, although covers the East Midlands footprint, with travel expected across all sites and occasional national travel.

Prior to applying for this post, applicants must have discussed this with their current line manager/Employing Organisation and have agreement to be released to undertake the requirements of the role.

For further details / informal visits contact:

  • Liz Darlison, Clinical Lead Division 1 NIHR CRN East Midlands:
  • Harriet Savage, Research Delivery Manager,
  • Division 1 &

For further details / informal visits contact:

Name Liz Darlison

Job title

Clinical Lead Division

1 NIHR CRN East MidlandsEmail

Additional contact information

  • Harriet Savage, Research Delivery Manager, Division 1 &

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

Applications are transferred to TRAC, by completing an application you authorise the transfer of your data. Emails regarding applications will be sent via TRAC.

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.

UK Registration

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

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