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Research Administrator

Job Reference: 175-1819-RD1638

Royal Papworth Hospital NHS Foundation Trust
Research Staff
Royal Papworth House, Huntingdon, Cambridgeshire
£20,150 to £23,363 pa

As the largest and leading specialist cardiothoracic hospital in the UK, Royal Papworth Hospital is dedicated to providing patients with the best possible care through the excellence of our caring staff.

In September 2017 the hospital was delighted to receive a royal title following approval from Her Majesty The Queen. Royal Papworth will become the first Royal Hospital in the East of England, in recognition of its pioneering history and continued commitment to developing the treatments of the future. We look forward to welcoming you to Royal Papworth and becoming part of our future.

Royal Papworth Hospital NHS Foundation Trust is located in a bespoke, purpose-built hospital on the world-class Cambridge Biomedical Campus (CBC). The Administrative Services are based in Huntingdon.


Research and Development Department

Band 4 R&D Administrator

Part-time (30 hours per week)

£20,150-£23,363 per annum pro rata

Papworth Hospital is an internationally renowned centre offering specialist care for patients with cardio-respiratory conditions. Our focus is providing the highest standard of care.

We aim to push the boundaries of our profession and are looking for an efficient and enthusiastic individual to assist in the day to day coordination of research studies conducted at Papworth Hospital. Working closely with the investigators and research staff the post holder will be responsible for data collection from medical records and databases, data management and will assist in the preparation of reports and publications.

We are now looking to appoint an efficient and enthusiastic individual who will enjoy the challenge of working in a busy research office providing administration support within the Research & Development Department. Working closely with the Clinical Project Managers and research staff the post holder will be responsible for assisting with Patient and Public involvement within the trust, will be actively involved in the Raising the Profile operational group . The post holder will also maintain and update the CAPA database and get involved with creating and tracking material transfer agreements between the department and external parties. This is a varied position that will assist in day to day administrative duties of research department conducted at Papworth Hospital. Other duties of the role revolve around diary management, responsibility for scheduling meetings and seminars as required including booking of rooms, IT resources, catering requirements, production of draft agendas, taking and producing formal minutes of meetings

If you are ready for the challenge then come and join our team!

For further information, or to arrange an informal visit, please contact

Christine Mills on 01223 639710

Closing Date: 12th Jan 2018

Interview Date: 29th Jan 2018

** We reserve the right to close this vacancy once sufficient applications have been received**

Priority consideration will be given to NHS Employees who have been declared at risk of redundancy.

The support and benefits available to staff include:
NHS Pension Scheme, Occupational Health Service, Personal Support (via Occupational Health), Childcare Vouchers, Onsite Gym, NHS Discounts, Chaplaincy, Staff Recognition Scheme, NHS Fleet Car Scheme, Cycle Scheme, Corporate Gym Membership, Low cost Home Ownership Schemes, Subsidised Restaurant, Programme of Social Events, Flexible Working Options and Library.

We welcome all applications irrespective of age, disability, gender reassignment, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion and belief, sex and sexual orientation. Applicants with disabilities will be offered an interview providing they meet the minimum criteria for the post. The Trust operates job share and flexible working. We are a Smoke Free Hospital.

Applications from job seekers who require Tier 2 sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. However, non-EEA candidates may not be appointed to a post if a suitably qualified, experienced and skilled EU/EEA candidate is available to take up the post as the employing body is unlikely, in these circumstances, to satisfy the Resident Labour Market Test. The UK Border Agency requires employers to complete this test to show that no suitably qualified EEA or EU worker can fill the post. For further information please visit the UK Border Agency website.

In submitting an application form you authorise Royal Papworth Hospital NHS Foundation Trust to confirm any previous NHS Service details via the Inter Authority Transfer (IAT) process should you be appointed to the post.

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