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.Team Leader Haematology Research Nurse/Clinical Trial PractitionerCancer Clinical Trials DepartmentTeam Lead Haematology Research Nurse/Clinical Trial PractitionerBand 737.5 hours/week12 month secondment opportunity
We are seeking an experienced Research Nurse or Clinical Trial Practitioner for a 12 month secondment opportunity.
This dynamic role provides an excellent mix of direct patient care, research involvement and managerial responsibility. Most importantly, it provides important support to cancer-haematology patients during their treatment trajectories.
You will manage your own portfolio of patients undergoing acute Haematology Clinical Trials specialising in Myeloma in the first instance.
Working alongside a supportive team of Haematology research nurses, clinical trial practitioners, data managers, and consultants, you will manage your caseload working 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. The post holder will work with the clinical teams to ensure the continued care and support for patients involved in clinical trials and attend multi-disciplinary team meetings and clinics.
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 a good understanding of the research process is expected.
In addition the role involves overseeing the portfolio of trials. You will manage a team of research nurses, trial practitioners and data managers. You will have peer support from the other team leaders in haematology as well as managerial support from the Haematology Research managers.
In return, we are seeking candidates with a strong cancer nursing or clinical trials background with substantial Haematology experience as well as some experience of managing junior staff.
For further details / informal visits contact:Lydia Ward, Haematology Research Manager Tel Applyor email Apply 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.This vacancy may close before the current listed closing date. You are advised not to delay submitting your completed application.
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