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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 20/05/2022.

Research Nurse/AHP- fixed term until 30.04.23

Job Reference: 389-A-22-57661

Bradford Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
Quality & Safety Research
£25,655 to £31,534 per annum

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Post Title: Research Nurse/Allied Health Professional


Grade: BAND 5


Salary: £25,655 to £31,534


Department: Quality and Safety Research


Location: Bradford Institute for Health Research, Temple Bank House, BRI


Hours: 37.5 hours/week (full-time / job share or secondment opportunity)


Fixed term 12 months in the first instance


Do you want to be part of a supportive and inclusive team who are leading patient safety research in the UK? Do you want to develop your research skills, working on a large study designed to make care safer for older patients as they move from hospital to home?


This position will suit individuals who are wishing to gain experience of applied health research. It will provide an excellent opportunity for anyone interested in pursuing a career in this field or for those who wish enhance their continuing professional development.


Most attractive aspect of the Post:


An exciting opportunity has arisen for a full-time research nurse / midwife / or Allied Health Professional in the Yorkshire Quality and Safety Research Group at the Bradford Institute for Health Research, based at the BRI. The post holder will work within a supportive team, training will be provided and there will be plenty of opportunity for learning and development, both through the experience gained whilst on the job and also from visiting and working with other Trusts on patient safety studies.


The post holder will work within the Quality and Safety team and support the delivery of research trial portfolios as required. The post holder must have excellent communication skills, both written and verbal and good organisational skills. Current study sites are located across Yorkshire and Northern England so it is therefore essential that the successful applicant is willing and able to travel. Travel will not be required on an everyday basis.



Brief Description of the Role:


The post involves working within a very supportive and experience research nurse/AHP team based at Bradford. Training and mentoring will be provided in recruitment, data collection, accurate documentation and liaising with / providing training for other research nurses/AHPs across sites.


Summary of most important Experience/Skills/Qualifications required:


Good Clinical Practice (GCP) training is required as an essential element of this role; the YQSR team are able to offer support and guidance to the successful applicant for them to achieve this. Enhanced communication skills and excellent record keeping is also a requirement.


Informal Enquiries to:


Dr Jenni Murray Programme Manager for the PACT

Dr Jayne Marran Patient Safety Research Nurse


We can offer staff gymnasiums on both hospital sites, final salary pension scheme including life assurance cover and advice on childcare.


Closing Date: 20.05.22  (this date may change dependent on the response)

Interview Date: 31.05.22

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