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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 26/08/2019.

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Clinical Research Nurse

Job Reference: 271-RD-1926066

Great Ormond Street Hospital NHS Foundation Trust
Great Ormond Street Hospital, London
£36,481 - £44,044 per annum pro rata inclusive

An exciting opportunity has arisen for an enthusiastic and motivated paediatric research nurse to join our dynamic research nursing team within haematology/oncology. We are looking for a dynamic and motivated individual who is willing to learn and gain expertise in clinical research and this exciting area of medicine.


Great Ormond Street Hospital in partnership with the UCL Institute of Child Health forms the largest centre of academic paediatric haematology/oncology in the UK and one of the largest in the world. The department has a large and active programme of translational and clinical research, which covers basic mechanisms, development of novel therapeutics, and first in child clinical studies. The majority of children within the clinical unit undergo their primary treatment enrolled onto phase 3 trials. Increasingly, at relapse patients can choose from a range of phase 2 and phase 1 trial’s of novel approaches to therapy. The early trials portfolio includes both industry sponsored phase 1 and 2 studies of new agents for the relapse setting, and academic sponsored trials, many of which are developed in and run from GOSH. The latter include gene and cell therapy trials including gene-modified T cell trials.


As one of the Band 6 research nurses based in the trust, you will work alongside the band 7 research nurses leading and coordinating the delivery of the speciality portfolios. Working clinically with the team you will promote high standards of both patient care and research practice.


This is an excellent opportunity for a highly motivated paediatric nurse with haematology/oncology experience. You must have effective organizational skills and be looking for a new and exciting challenge. You should demonstrate the ability to manage your own workload and to work as part of a team. This post offers excellent opportunities in gaining research experience with flexible working hours with the opportunity to maintain your clinical skills, while being supported by an experienced team of research nurses.


The core working hours will be between 08.00-18.00 hours.


Informal discussions and visits are welcomed.

For further details / informal visits contact:

Haematology/Oncology Senior Research Nurses: Ami Bedi via email on; Or Emily Baker via; or Tel: 02074059200 ext. 0535.

Please be advised that:

The recruitment process for all admin and clerical roles at Bands 2-5 will be a two stage recruitment process whereby shortlisted candidates will undertake an online literacy, numeracy, ICT and typing test.Only those candidates who pass the competency test will proceed to a formal interview.

The closing date given is a guide only. There may be some occasions where we have to close a vacancy once sufficient applications have been received. It is therefore advisable that you submit your application as early as possible to avoid disappointment.

Only those candidates who clearly demonstrate how they meet the person specification criteria for this post will be shortlisted. Please note that where high volumes of applicants have been received, additional criteria may on occasion be used to determine the final shortlist.

Please also note that all recruitment is currently subject to restrictions on the allocation of Certificates of Sponsorship.

We are an accredited Living Wage Employer.

Please note that the Trust will shortly be introducing the TRAC recruitment system. Once the system goes live, after applying via NHS Jobs, your submitted application will be imported into TRAC. All subsequent information regarding your application will be generated from You will not be able to track the progress of your application or receive messages through the NHS Jobs website, and furthermore, that as an employer, we will not be able to respond to any e-mails sent to us via the NHS Jobs website. By applying for this post you are agreeing to Great Ormond Street Hospital for Children NHS Foundation Trust transferring the information contained in this application to its preferred applicant management system. If you are offered a job, information will also be transferred into the national NHS Electronic Staff Records system. Please note, all communication regarding your application will be made via email, please ensure you check your junk/spam folders as emails are sometimes filtered there.

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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.

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