At UCLH (University College London Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust) our success starts with you.
This is an exciting opportunity to join one of the largest and most successful Foundation Trusts in the UK with an international reputation and a tradition of innovation.
Based in the busy West End of London, we have a lively and vibrant working atmosphere, with quick and easy transport links to all our sites. Our size and resources enable us to offer a range of attractive benefits as well as unparalleled education and development opportunities for staff at all levels. This includes an extensive portfolio of academic and clinical courses and programmes ranging from ongoing personal development through to clinical excellence and leadership skills. UCLH prides itself on its investment in staff both in terms of developing career skills but also its commitment to staff health and wellbeing.Band 6 Research Nurse
An exciting opportunity has arisen for an enthusiastic and self-motivated nurse to work in our expanding haematology trials team. UCLH has the largest malignant haematology service in the UK. The Macmillan Cancer Centre is the one of the most advanced cancer centres in the UK offering specialist services and clinical excellence. Currently under construction is a clinical facility for cancer patients which is due to open in 2019, it will be Europe’s largest haematological inpatient service.
This role will provide an excellent mix of direct patient care and research involvement and provides important support to cancer-haematology patients during their chemotherapy and targeted treatment therapies.
You will manage a challenging and interesting patient population in acute haematology clinical trials. Working alongside a supportive team of research nurses, data managers, and consultants, you will manage your own caseload working largely autonomously and as a team player; co-ordinating and monitoring the care of patients on a number of studies, including important clinical trials with a national profile. You will develop close working relationships with the inpatient and outpatient support services and actively contribute to multi disciplinary team meetings.
The post holder will be expected to develop specialized skills and knowledge relating to the conduct of clinical trials, the therapies and the relevant disease sites. You will be expected to have sufficient skills to enable patients to make informed choices concerning their involvement in clinical trials by providing advice and information and acting as the patient’s advocate.
Underpinning this clinical research support of patients, the role holder is responsible for ensuring the regulatory aspects of clinical trials are maintained to GCP standards so an understanding of the research process is expected.
The haematology trials team is part of the renowned cancer nursing service at UCLH and we provide excellent fully funded professional development, both in-job and through pre and post graduate pathways. You will also have the opportunity to attend national and international conferences. In return, we are seeking candidates who have a strong nursing or research background, ideally in haematology. We will however judge each application on its own merit.Informal visits are encouraged and we look forward to hearing from you. This is a rolling 12 month contract.For further details / informal visits contact:Craig Jones - Apply for further information or to arrange a visit. All candidates for posts at UCLH are required to complete our values assessment.In the ‘Further Links’ section to the right of this advert, please follow the link to the UCLH Values Assessment Tool. Once you have completed the assessment and scored highly enough, you will receive a certificate number. In order to start your application, you must copy and paste (do not type) your certificate number into your application form when requested.The certificate covers all applications you make to UCLH for 6 months - you do not need to take the test for each job application you make. After 6 months you may complete the assessment again.If you have lost your certificate number, you can have a reminder sent to your email address by accessing the Values Assessment Certificate Number Reminder tool in the ‘Further Links’ section to the right of this advert.Please note that if you are at present in a training position on the 2016 new junior doctor’s contract and are applying for a Trust doctor role your salary will not be pay protected.You will be placed on the appropriate point of the Trust Doctor pay scale based on your previous experience.