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Research Nurse

Job Reference: 425-A-19-31853

Sheffield Children's NHS Foundation Trust
Research & Innovation
£30,401 - £37,267 per annum


Part-time hours considered - minimum of 22.5 hours per week

An exciting opportunity has arisen for an enthusiastic and experienced Nurse to join the team in the Children’s Clinical Research Facility at Sheffield Children’s Hospital NHSFT

The post holder will be responsible for supporting the co-ordination, recruitment and monitoring of children and young people participating in clinical trials across all paediatric specialties. They may also take a lead role on appropriate studies.

The post will be based primarily within the Children’s Clinical Research Facility (CCRF) at Sheffield Children’s Hospital but occassionally you may be expected to conduct home visits or work across the other sites in Sheffield which together form Sheffield Children’s NHS Foundation Trust. There may also be some occasions when out of hours working (weekends / evenings) will be required to support the Trust’s research activity.

There will also be a requirement to attend research meetings both locally and nationally and there may be occasions when overseas travel is necessary to attend study investigator meetings.

We will provide excellent opportunities for professional development. In return, we are seeking candidates who have an excellent range of clinical skills and can demonstrate significant knowledge of and some experience of supporting clinical research in the NHS setting. Proven recent experience of coordinating / supporting complex research studies in the paediatric clinical setting would be an advantage.

Note: For this vacancy we will only be shortlisting NMC registered applicants

Successful applicants will be required to adopt a flexible working pattern and will be expected to work autonomously at times but also be an excellent team player.

The post is offered for a period of 1 year in the first instance with a possibility of extension thereafter should funding be available and should this be supported by the Department the candidate has been seconded from.

To find out more about the post and research at the Trust contact Susan Lenthall or Rachel Harrison, Clinical Trial Unit Managers, on 0114 271 7417 or by email:



All communication throughout the application process will be via e-mail therefore please check your e-mail account and NHS Jobs account regularly. References are also requested by email (where possible). Therefore, to speed up the recruitment process please provide an email address for all referees when completing your application form.

The Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. If a DBS check is required for the post you are applying for any offer of employment will be provisional on a satisfactory DBS check being obtained.

In line with other NHS Organisations in the Yorkshire and Humber Region a successful candidate appointed into a post within this Trust will be required to pay the DBS check fee (£45). This is customarily payable over 4 months as a salary deduction once employed by the Trust. If you receive a conditional offer letter, complete your DBS application and later withdraw from the recruitment process, an invoice will be raised via the Trust's finance department to recoup the outlay.

Sheffield Children’s NHS Foundation Trust in accordance with the Equal Opportunities policy is committed to treating all individuals equally irrespective of age, race, social background, gender, sexual preference, colour, disability, nationality, ethnic origin, marital status, religion or trade union membership.

Sheffield Children's NHS Foundation Trust reserves the right to close vacancies earlier than originally stated, if sufficient applications are received.

Please note that Sheffield Children's NHS Foundation Trust do not reimburse any incurred interview expenses.

Disclosure and Barring Service Check

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) 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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