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

Senior Lead Research Nurse

Job Reference: 348-CORP-631A

Employer:
Southern Health NHS Foundation Trust
Department:
Research and Development, Southern Health NHS Foundation Trust
Location:
Moorgreen Hospital, Southampton
Salary:
£40,057 to £45,839 pa

Southern Health is one of the largest Foundation Trusts in the UK, specialising in mental health, adult and child community health and learning disabilities

Any personal information you provide will be treated in the strictest confidence and in accordance with the Data Protection Act 1998.

Southern Health Foundation Trust (SHFT) is committed to promoting the welfare and safeguarding of children, young people and adults at risk of abuse and neglect. As an employee, you are accountable to ensure that you know to how to respond when you are concerned for the safety of a child, young person or adult at risk, applying the principles of the Family Approach to ensure evidence based analysis, risk management and appropriate action and escalation. SHFT require staff to work effectively together using the Family Approach to achieve better outcomes for adults, children and families. The Trust will support you in this duty by providing ongoing training, support and advice and have a Corporate Safeguarding Team who can be contacted for guidance and the provision of safeguarding supervision.


Southern Health NHS Foundation Trust aspires to offer every patient the opportunity to participate in research. The role of Senior Lead Research Nurse requires an active interest in all aspects of health services research and the post-holder will actively promote research amongst clinicians, service users, carers and the wider NHS.

The post holder will lead a team of Research Nurses, Research Facilitators and Clinical Trials Assistants to deliver to a portfolio of commercial trials, clinical trials and NIHR portfolio studies. The post holder will form part of the department leadership team delivering high quality physical health and community-based research.

We are looking for an experienced and enthusiastic Research Nurse to lead the physical health research portfolio, supporting its development and day to day delivery. The post offers the opportunity to work across a variety of specialities, in line with the services delivered within Southern Health NHS Foundation Trust, within an established and expanding research department.

Please see the Job Description and Person Specification for more information about this role.

Contact Name: Dr Elizabeth Graves, lizi.graves@southernhealth.nhs.uk

 




A DBS check is required by the Employer for this post. The Employer will undertake an initial check at the appropriate level on appointment. As a condition of employment you are required to register with the online DBS update service and maintain this registration throughout employment.

Frontline Healthcare workers (who have face-to-face contact with service users) in England will be required to ensure they are fully vaccinated against COVID-19, from 1 April 2022 . To work as a frontline healthcare worker from 1 April 2022 it will be a condition of employment to be fully vaccinated. This requirement will also apply to those in ancillary support roles such as porters or receptionists who may have social contact with patients but are not directly involved in their care.

To be fully vaccinated you must receive both doses of a Covid-19 vaccination. Successful applicants will be required (unless exempt*) to provide evidence of their covid vaccination status (NHS COVID Pass) or evidence that they have commenced their journey to becoming fully vaccinated. If the required evidence cannot be provided then any offer of employment may be withdrawn.

You can book your vaccination via the national booking line

*Exemptions include aged under 18, medically exempt, part of a clinical trial for C19 vaccine


Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) Check

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order (as amended) and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) 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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