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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 02/03/2020.

Study Support Administrator

Job Reference: 321-CORP-SSA-ARD-B4

Oxford University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
Clinical Research Network
T V and South Midlands - OUH Direct Delivery A95121, Oxford
Not defined

Oxford University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust is one of the largest NHS teaching trusts in the country. It provides a wide range of general and specialist clinical services and is a base for medical education, training and research.

The Trust comprises four hospitals - the John Radcliffe Hospital, Churchill Hospital and Nuffield Orthopaedic Centre in Headington and the Horton General Hospital in Banbury.

Our values, standards and behaviours define the quality of clinical care we offer and the professional relationships we make with our patients, colleagues and the wider community. We call this Delivering Compassionate Excellence and its focus is on our values of compassion, respect, learning, delivery, improvement and excellence. These values put patients at the heart of what we do and underpin the quality healthcare we would like for ourselves or a member of our family. Watch how we set out to deliver compassionate excellence via the OUH YouTube channel.

Many of our recruitment programmes use Value Based Interviewing to identify those who have the skills we seek, who share our values and who are able to deliver compassionate excellence from the outset. We know that this makes a significant difference to your job satisfaction and above all the outcomes and experience of our patients and their families.

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a study support administrator to join the Direct Delivery Team within the local Clinical Research Network (CRN). The Direct Delivery Team offers an exciting and an innovative way of delivering research, with the aim of being both agile and responsive.


The CRN is part of the National Institute of Health Research (NIHR) which is the research arm of the NHS. The NIHR CRN for the Thames Valley and South Midlands is hosted by Oxford University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust. The CRN Direct Delivery Team is helping to deliver studies across a wide range of specialties including Surgery, Cancer, ENT, palliative care, clinical genetics and anaesthesia with more areas in the pipeline. This is an exciting role within an expanding team. Providing an opportunity to build upon current skills and knowledge, helping the clinical team work across different specialties delivering research making patients and the NHS better.


The current vacancy in the Direct Delivery Team represents an excellent opportunity for a motivated and hardworking individual with an interest in clinical trials to join our small and friendly team. The majority of the study support administrator’s time will be spent on work relating to setting up new studies and supporting on-going studies. The post holder will need to manage their own workload effectively, undertake project work as necessary and will be expected to support and liaise with all members of the DDT, CRN staff and key research personnel.

Closing date 02/March/2020

For further details / informal visits contact:

Interviews are planned for 12th March 2020. Informal visit or discussion about the team and the post are advised, please contact Mark Ainsworth – Direct Delivery Lead Research Nurse ( /07795 020560) or Aynur Adjrad– Clinical trials Co-ordinator ( / 01865 (2) 22940 ).

No unsolicited recruitment agency telephone calls or emails.

Please note that this post is subject to a 6 month probationary period. If you currently hold a contract of employment with the Oxford University Hospitals, this will not apply. This statement does not apply to Medical staff or Executive Appointments.

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Candidates selected for interview will be contacted after the short listing process, usually within 2 weeks. (Please note that shortlisting times vary when applying for a Medical position within the Trust) The majority of correspondence will be via the e-recruitment system, therefore you should check your emails regularly including junk mail folders in web-based email products.

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