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Clinical Trials Researcher

University of Nottingham - Medicine

Location: Nottingham
Salary: £27,511 to £30,046 per annum
Hours: Full Time
Contract Type: Fixed-Term/Contract
Placed On: 18th August 2021
Closes: 16th September 2021
Job Ref: MED290621

Location: UK Other

Salary: £27,511 to £30,046 per annum, depending on skills and experience. Salary progression beyond this scale is subject to performance.

Closing Date: Thursday 16 September 2021

Reference: MED290621

Applications are invited for the post of Clinical Trials Researcher, within Stroke, Division of Clinical Neuroscience. The position will be based at QMC. We are registered as HSRP (Hyper-Acute Stroke Research Centre), working on clinical trials contributing towards the NIHR portfolio. The role will include a mixture of both ward and office-based responsibilities. 

We are looking for a highly motivated and personable individual, who works well as a member of a multi-disciplinary clinical team, as well as on their initiative. The role holder will be responsible for facilitating the consenting process for hyper-acute Stroke CTIMPs, alongside consultants. Additional responsibilities include trial management, assessing eligibility for observational trials and randomised controlled trials, approaching patients and their relatives in a ward-based environment, performing baseline assessments, follow ups and data entry. The successful candidate will also be expected, with training, to perform clinical skills such as venepuncture and ECG.

Applicants should hold a degree, or equivalent, in Psychology or a relevant healthcare profession, or current registration with the NMC. Applicants should also have experience of working in clinical trials with an ability to work out of hours and at weekends on occasion.

This is a full-time (36.25 hours per week) position available for a period of 4 years.

Informal enquiries may be addressed to Amanda Buck, tel: 0115 8231807 or email Please note that applications sent directly to this email address will not be accepted.

It is a condition of this post that satisfactory enhanced disclosure is obtained from the 'Disclosure and Barring Service'.

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Our University has always been a supportive, inclusive, caring and positive community. We warmly welcome those of different cultures, ethnicities and beliefs – indeed this very diversity is vital to our success, it is fundamental to our values and enriches life on campus. We welcome applications from UK, Europe and from across the globe. For more information on the support we offer our international colleagues, see our Moving to Nottingham pages.

For successful international applicants, we provide financial support for your visa and the immigration health surcharge, plus an interest-free loan to help cover the cost of immigration-related expenses for any dependants accompanying you to the UK. For more information please see the our webpage on Financial support for visas and the immigration health surcharge.

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