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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 18/11/2019.

Clinical Trials Research Co-ordinator

Job Reference: 284-19-DSPR-1555

Employer:
Birmingham Women's and Children's NHS Foundation Trust
Department:
Liver Unit
Location:
Birmingham Children's Hospital
Salary:
£24,214 to £30,112 pa

If you are Ambitious, Brave and Compassionate there has never been a more exciting time to join our team. Ambitious and proud to provide world-class care everyone who works at Birmingham Women’s and Children’s NHS Foundation Trust team plays an important role in making our hospitals the incredible places they are. Our vision is to build a world leading team to deliver world class care.

Birmingham Women’s and Children’s NHS Foundation Trust are committed to creating the best place to work, where all staff can reach their full potential. We believe in promoting and enhancing inclusion, diversity and equality and welcome and encourage applications from all areas of the community, who meet the criteria for the role, regardless of age, gender, disability, race, religion or sexual orientation. We look forward to receiving your application.


Our Liver Unit is the UK's premier paediatric liver unit and one of the busiest in the world. Over the last 25 years over 1,000 paediatric liver transplants have been carried out and the team was the first to pioneer cut down, split and infant liver transplantation in the UK. We have a team of 50 physicians, surgeons, nurses and allied health professionals who are world renowned for their work. Our philosophy is family-focussed, holistic care. We are also a member of the European Reference Network Rare Liver, linking in with clinicians across Europe to improve outcomes for our patients.

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a full time Clinical Trials Research Coordinator to join our Hepatology Research team based at Birmingham Children’s Hospital. This post involves working alongside all the members of the multidisciplinary team to deliver high quality research trial activities in a timely manner.

You will be joining a well-established Research Team which has a strong portfolio of both commercially sponsored and NIHR portfolio research studies. The unit runs an active paediatric research programme focusing on viral hepatitis, autoimmune liver disease, molecular genetics of inherited liver disease, and quality and outcome of life following liver and/or intestinal transplantation.

The post holder will have excellent organisational and communication skills and attention to detail, to work with both internal and external providers and support departments. Previous knowledge / experience of clinical research is highly desirable.

For further details/informal visits contact:

Charlotte Passingham, Clinical Trials and Research Manager

e. charlotte.passingham@nhs.net t. 0121 333 8257

 

or

 

Gurmit Dhanjal, Clinical Trials Research Co-ordinator

e. Gurmit.dhanjal@nhs.net t. 0121 333 8988

 




Please ensure that you read and understand the person specification for this post prior to applying as this is what you will be shortlisted against.

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