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Research Support Facilitator

Job Reference: 349-RES-3513439

Employer:
Manchester University NHS Foundation Trust
Department:
R&I
Location:
Manchester Royal Infirmary, Citylabs 1.0, Manchester
Salary:
£25,655 - £31,534 PA

Manchester University NHS Foundation Trust (MFT) is one of the largest acute Trusts in the UK, employing over 25,000 staff.

We are responsible for running a family of ten hospitals across seven separate sites, providing a wide range of services from comprehensive local general hospital care through to highly specialised regional and national services.

We are the main provider of hospital care to approximately 750,000 people in Manchester and Trafford and the single biggest provider of specialised services in the North West of England. We are also the lead provider for a significant number of specialised services including Breast Care, Vascular, Cardiac, Respiratory, Urology Cancer, Paediatrics, Women’s Services, Ophthalmology and Genomic Medicine.

Our vision is to improve the health and quality of life of our diverse population by building an organisation that:

  • Excels in quality, safety, patient experience, research, innovation and teaching
  • Attracts, develops and retains great people
  • Is recognised internationally as a leading healthcare provider.

The NIHR Clinical Research Network: Greater Manchester (NIHR CRNGM) is looking for a highly motivated and organised individual to work within our newly established Direct Delivery Team, transforming research in Primary Care, Social Care, and Non-NHS sites across Greater Manchester. This programme will bring research closer to our community and explore different delivery models to ensure we are offering our population equity in access to cutting edge research.

A comprehensive clinical research background, including experience of trial set up, stakeholder liaison, multiple project management, and performance monitoring, will be vital to enable the post holder to successfully support the delivery of this important programme. Knowledge or experience of Primary Care, Social Care, or Non-NHS research would be advantageous. The role will be exciting, variable, and rewarding.

We are funded by the Department of Health and Social Care, as the research arm of the NHS. Our mission is to improve the health and wealth of the nation through research. Working in partnership with the NHS, universities, local government, Life Science Industry, patients and the public, we fund, enable and deliver world-leading health and social care research that improves people's health and wellbeing and promotes economic growth.

Apply to join us

If you’re ready to take on the biggest challenge of your career, and you have the relevant skills and knowledge to excel in this role, then we would be delighted to receive your application. Alternatively, if you’d like to discuss this role further, then please don’t hesitate to get in touch with lauren.gledhill@nihr.ac.uk who will be able to answer any questions you may have.

 

For further details / informal visits contact:

Name Lauren Gledhill

Job title Industry Operations Manager

Email address lauren.gledhill@nihr.ac.uk




We may decide to close this vacancy earlier than the published closing date if sufficient applications are received.

Trust policy requires that the cost of submitting & processing the successful applicant/s DBS application be recovered via salary deduction in the first 3 months following start in post. The amount of £26.85(standard disclosure) or £43.85(enhanced disclosure) If you wish to withdraw once a DBS application has commenced you will be still liable for payment.

MFT would like to develop a committed, flexible workforce that is able to adapt to the changing needs of the NHS. We aim to support employees who wish to work flexibly, to allow them to maintain a healthy work life balance and fair consideration will be given to any flexible working requests.

MFT is committed to promoting equality of opportunity, celebrating and valuing diversity and eliminating any form of unlawful discrimination across our workforce, ensuring our people are truly representative of the communities we serve. All individuals regardless of race, age, disability, ethnicity, nationality, gender, gender reassignment, sexual orientation, religion or belief, marriage and civil partnership are encouraged to apply for this post.

We welcome applicants from the Armed Forces Community.

Please be aware that all roles at MFT(except Medical and Dental posts) are subject to a probationary period.

If you have any personal requirements that will enable you to participate in our recruitment process please contact a member of the Recruitment Services by phone on 0161 276 6198.



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