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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 25/08/2022.

Clinical Trials Assistant (XN03)

Job Reference: 298-CORM-2914

Medical Directorate
298 RaD72 Misc Research and Development Dept
St James University Hospital
£20,330 to £21,777 pa

Organisation: LTHT

Clinical Service Unit: Corporate Medical

Sector: Research & Innovation

Location: St James’s Hospital

Grade: Band 3

Work option: 37.5

Tenure: Permanent


An opportunity has arisen for an enthusiastic and committed individual to join the Research & Innovation Department, administration team. The role will involve working closely with the local multidisciplinary research teams across the Leeds Teaching Hospitals sites, to increase patient recruitment into clinical trials, thus facilitating a high quality research service.


The successful candidate will work as part of the R&I team to support, promote and facilitate the delivery of high quality R&I activity. S/he will have excellent organisational, communication skills and will have the ability to work and deliver results to tight deadlines.


The post holder will primarily be based at the Research & Innovation Centre, St James’s Hospital but will be required to travel across the various sites within Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust working with a variety of research teams.



Please note this advert may close early if sufficient applications have been received.

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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