Research Nurse

University of Southampton - Cancer Sciences

This is an exciting opportunity to be part of an exceptional team of motivated and enthusiastic nurses, based at the Southampton General Hospital, responsible for running a portfolio of early phase clinical research trials, including academic & pharmaceutical studies.

We are seeking an individual with excellent interpersonal, communication and organisational skills, who thrives on working independently and as part of a unique team.

The diversity of the role requires significant experience in oncology and the necessary interpersonal skills to support cancer patients taking part in clinical trials. You will require the expertise to perform cannulation and venesection and be obliged to administer unlicensed drugs and vaccines. A full induction & orientation programme will be provided.

The role requires a weekday work pattern with some degree of flexibility on working hours and days. Some out of hours & night duty may be required.

The University of Southampton offers 30 days annual leave, plus 8 bank holidays with an additional 6 extra statuary leave days over Easter & Christmas (all pro-rata for part time staff).

This post will require an Enhanced DBS check.

The post is available for two years in the first instance. For informal enquiries please contact Jac Samuel by email  J.A.Samuel@soton.ac.uk or Tel: 023 8120 5112. 

Application Procedure

You should submit your completed online application form at www.jobs.soton.ac.uk. The application deadline will be midnight on the closing date stated above. If you need any assistance, please call Geraldine Lewis (Recruitment Team) on +44 (0) 23 8059 2507. Please quote reference 899817CM on all correspondence.

The Faculty of Medicine holds an Athena SWAN Silver Award demonstrating commitment to equal opportunities and gender balance in the workplace. The Faculty recognises that applicants may seek flexible working patterns which will be considered as part of the recruitment process. For further information including key benefits designed to help maintain and support employees' well-being and work-life balance, please see our working with us website pages.

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We aim to be an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all sections of the community. Please note that applications from agencies will not be accepted unless indicated in the job advert.

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