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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 19/08/2022.

Research Staff Nurse (XR05)

Job Reference: 298-CORM-2997

Medical Directorate
298 RaD16 Comm Staffing Haematology
St James University Hospital
£25,655 to £31,534 pa

Band 5 Research Staff Nurse


An exciting opportunity has arisen for two enthusiastic and motivated Band 5 Staff Nurses to join the Leeds Clinical Research Facility team. We are looking for two dynamic individuals who will provide clinical leadership and management with specialist expertise and professional knowledge. The successful candidates will have excellent communication and interpersonal skills.


These posts will encompass providing direct clinical care to patients participating in clinical trials, ensuring high standards of clinical care delivery, patient safety and patient satisfaction. Working with a team made up of both nursing and administrative staff, and ensuring that all research that is undertaken within the department safeguards the wellbeing of patients and is conducted in accordance with current Governance and Regulatory requirement.


As a Staff within the clinical research team you will conduct various clinical activities and support the delivery of Early Phase/Translational Research in line with Trust Policies and clinical trial regulations, although chemotherapy competency is not essential, it would be advantageous.


This advert covers one vacancy within the Haematology Research Team and one within the Leeds Clinical Research Facility Team. Both successful candidates will support their respective teams to deliver a portfolio of clinical trials within the Leeds Clinical Research Facility.


The Leeds Clinical Research Facility is a 17 bedded flagship research facility delivering a large and active portfolio of transitional and clinical research, which covers development of biomarkers, early phase trials and Advanced Therapies. The portfolio includes industry sponsored, academic and NIHR studies covering a wide range of specialities which include Oncology, Haematology, Gastroenterology, Endocrinology and Neurosciences. The role encompasses working with various Multidisciplinary Teams, both internally and externally, Sponsors and Clinical Trials Units nationally and internationally.


Both teams manage a complex portfolio of clinical trials. We actively participate in early phase 1 trials through to high recruiting phase 3 trials.


Enquiries to:

Senior Haematology Research Nurse: Hannah Newman. (0113 2068561)

Senior Sister LCRF: Melissa Newman: (0113 2068801)

This vacancy may close before the closing date if sufficient applications are received.

Our goal is to be the best place to work, to achieve this we engage with & listen to our staff, to understand their needs. We are proud to support all individuals to work flexibly so they can maintain a good work life balance & provide support as a carer or parent. We value our diverse staff & are committed to equal opportunities & welcome applications from all sections of the community, regardless of any protected characteristics. Reasonable adjustments will be made for disabled applicants & to support staff who require adjustments to ensure they can work safely.

You may be required to undertake a DBS. The Trust will administer the check on your behalf & will recover the cost (Enhanced £48 or Standard £30) from your salary over a 3 month period (including Internal staff). You will also be required to participate in the DBS Update Service & pay the £13 cost per year. This is a condition of your employment. DBS checks for volunteers are free.

Please ensure your application is submitted with referees who can verify your employment/education history over the last 3 full years & include valid work email addresses. These references will be requested before you are issued with an unconditional offer of employment.

Please note that a car parking permit or space is not guaranteed.

Leeds Teaching Hospitals Trust has received the Gold Award from the Defence Employer Recognition Scheme & we welcome applications from defence personnel to work for us.

If you have any questions about the process please contact Recruitment on (0113) 2065980

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.

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