Research Nurse - Surgical Research Team

University of Oxford - Nuffield Department of Surgical Sciences, Cancer Centre

Churchill Hospital Site, Headington, Oxford

We are looking for an excellent team player, and an experienced Research Nurse to be based in the Surgical Research Team (SRT) at the Churchill Hospital. Reporting to the Head of Department and the Senior Research Co-ordinator you will maximise participant recruitment to surgical oncology research studies. Your responsibilities will include education of patients and colleagues, trial recruitment, co-ordination of care for patients on trials, collection of biological samples, collection of trial data and administration of treatment as appropriate.

You will also be expected to develop specialist skills and knowledge relating to the conduct of clinical trials, therapies and disease. Specialist knowledge of the cancer site of the trial patients will be expected.

You will be a registered general nurse with relevant post-registration experience. You will be able to work independently and possess good negotiation and team working skills. It would also be desirable if you had experience in urology, oncology or surgery.

This full-time post is available immediately and is fixed-term for 12 months in the first instance. Flexible working patterns can be offered, and we would be willing to consider applications for part-time hours.

Applications for this vacancy are to be made online and as part of your online application, you will be required to upload a CV and covering letter. Please quote reference NDSA673 on all correspondence.

Only applications received before 12.00 noon on Monday 2 October 2017 can be considered.  Interviews will be held on Tuesday 17 October 2017.

Please note that the University of Oxford's retirement policy is changing. With effect from October 1 2017, all employees at Grade 8 and above will have a retirement age of 68, and all employees at Grades 6 and 7 will no longer have a set retirement age. Further details are available at:

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