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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 16/09/2021.

Project Support Co-ordinator

Job Reference: 358-3387147-COR

University Hospitals of Leicester
Diabetes Research, Leicester General Hospital,
£24,907 - £30,615 per annum

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

1 year fixed term

Based at Leicester General Hospital

An opportunity has arisen for an enthusiastic, hardworking and highly motivated individual to be part of the Implementation and DESMOND team based at the Leicester Diabetes Centre. The Leicester Diabetes Centre (LDC), based at Leicester General Hospital, is committed to growing international research, education and innovation, and is one of the largest facilities in Europe for conducting first class clinical research.


The post holder will provide project support across the LDC to effectively coordinate multiple research initiatives and implementation projects. The successful candidate will provide excellent project support/coordination skills and possess a high level of flexibility, attention to detail and analytical abilities. Good organisational and communication skills are a must, as well as the ability to use your own initiative, whilst also working as part of a team.

Good computer skills are essential, as is ability to be flexible to the needs of the service.

For further details / informal visits contact:

Alison Northern

Implementation Manager

Additional contact information

Julie Farmer, Project Manager on

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.

Disclosure and Barring Service Check (DBS)

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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.

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