UHB is one of the largest teaching hospital trusts in England, serving a regional, national, and international population.
Our multiple sites, Birmingham Heartlands Hospital, the Queen Elizabeth Hospital Birmingham, Solihull Hospital and Community Services, Good Hope Hospital in Sutton Coldfield and Birmingham Chest Clinic allow people to be treated as close to home as possible.
We see and treat more than 2.2 million people every year across our sites and our hospitals deliver more babies than anywhere else in Europe.
We are a regional centre for cancer, bone marrow transplants, trauma, renal dialysis, burns and plastics, HIV and AIDS, as well as respiratory conditions like cystic fibrosis; thoracic surgery and have the largest solid organ transplantation programme in Europe.
We provide a series of highly specialist cardiac, liver and neurosurgery services to patients from across the UK.
We are world-renowned for our trauma care and have developed pioneering surgical techniques in the management of ballistic and blast injuries, including bespoke surgical solutions for previously unseen injuries. We are a designated a Level 1 Trauma Centre and host of the UK’s only £20m National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) Surgical Reconstruction and Microbiology Research Centre (SRMRC).
We have over 20,000 members of staff and we are committed to investing in their development and their health and wellbeing.Please apply early as vacancies may close before the given closing date when sufficient applications are received.
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This role is based at the Queen Elizabeth Hospital and is a fixed term basis for 12 months due to funding for the department.
We wish to appoint a band 4 data officer/Clinical Trials Administrator to assist in the co-ordination and delivery of early phase clinical research studies in trauma, burns and critical care at the QEHB hospital in Birmingham.
The post holder will work within a team of research nurses, clinical trial administrators, trial coordinators to support the delivery of early phase clinical research studies from different specialties including, trauma, burns and critical care. The post holder will be responsible for providing data management and research administrative support, as needed for all clinical trials activities, there is a requirement to manage a case load of clinical trials and provide administrative support to the studies, principal investigator and research nurses. The post holder will be expected to develop database applications for new clinical studies and registries of research patients for local and national research projects. This will require the post holder to combine their IT expertise with knowledge of the clinical research process.
Applicants will require education to A level or equivalent, a GCSE in English and Math’s grade A-C or equivalent and ECDL full qualification modules 1-7 or equivalent. The applicant will have experience in administration or clinical audit experience in the NHS or similar setting and should have well developed IT skills including RSA Level III or equivalent in Typewriting/Word Processing. Finally the post holder must be able to work under own initiative and to prioritise and manage own workload. The post is available for 1 year in the first instance
All posts involving access to persons in receipt of health services will be subject to a DBS (Disclosure and Barring Service) check.
However, having a criminal record will not necessarily bar you from working with us; this will depend on the nature of the position and the circumstances of your offences.
Disabled applicants, in line with our commitment to 'Two Ticks', will be guaranteed an interview where they meet the essential criteria and declare their disabled status. The Trust will accept applications in other formats where applicants have disabilities that require a reasonable adjustment for them to be able to apply for vacancies; consideration in respect of additional time for postage/delivery time etc will be given.
Staff recruited from outside of the NHS will usually be appointed at the bottom of the pay band.
Applications from job seekers who require sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside other applications. However, non-EEA candidates may not be appointed to a post if a suitably qualified, experienced or skilled EU/EEA candidate is available to take up the post as it