|Salary:||£34,308 to £42,155 per annum|
|Placed On:||30th March 2023|
|Closes:||23rd April 2023|
We are looking for a new research nurse to join our team. The Cambridge Centre for Frontotemporal Dementia brings together leading clinicians, nurses and scientists focusing on the problems faced by patients with frontotemporal dementia, including behavioural, language, and motor syndromes. Better diagnosis and better treatments are our goal.
You will play a critical role in in clinical services and patient-based research studies; and take a leading role in patient screening, recruitment, consent, assessment (neuropsychological and phlebotomy), and support good governance. You will be working with a trial coordinator and clinical team, in liaison between patients, carers, health care professionals, researchers and other bodies.
You will work within our group of specialist research nurses in support of diverse research studies, which have in common their focus on cognition, genetics and brain imaging in people dementia, or at risk of dementia. Both paper and electronic records are used, with a secure database and web-based systems for data sharing.
The work is based in the academic Department of Clinical Neurosciences, Herschel Smith Building for Brain and Mind Sciences, and embedded in the Memory Clinics of the Cambridge University Hospitals NHS Trust which provide the opportunity for ongoing clinical experience and revalidation.
Informal enquiries are welcomed and should be directed to:
Professor James Rowe, Dr Maura Malpetti email@example.com; firstname.lastname@example.org
Fixed-term: The funds for this post are available for 36 months in the first instance.
Once an offer of employment has been accepted, the successful candidate will be required to undergo a Disclosure and Barring Service check (enhanced with children and adults' barred lists). This appointment also requires NMC Registration and a Research Passport application.
*This is an integrated appointment between the University and Cambridge University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust ("NHS Trust"). You will therefore also be issued with an Honorary Research Contract by the NHS Trust. You should be aware that if your contract with the NHS Trust is terminated your employment with the University will be terminated, and vice versa.*
Please ensure that you upload a covering letter, CV and Additional Information form in the Upload section of the online application. The covering letter should outline how you match the criteria for the post and why you r this role. If you upload any additional documents which have not been requested, we will not be able to consider these as part of your application.
Please include details of your referees, including email address and phone number, one of which must be your most recent line manager.
The closing date for applications is: 23rd April 2023
The interview date for the role is: To be confirmed
Please quote reference ZE36108 on your application and in any correspondence about this vacancy.
The University actively supports equality, diversity and inclusion and encourages applications from all sections of society.
The University has a responsibility to ensure that all employees are eligible to live and work in the UK.
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