|Salary:||£36,024 to £44,263 pa, pro rata|
|Placed On:||25th August 2023|
|Closes:||8th October 2023|
The Centre for Cancer Genetic Epidemiology is one of the leading centres for research into the genetics of cancer. We are working with a team at the Cancer Research UK, Cambridge Institute to recruit a cohort of women with a moderate to high risk of developing breast cancer, in order to build a repository of blood samples that will enable the development of assays to detect circulating tumour (ctDNA) in early-stage cancer. You will be involved in the EMBED Study, a research study that forms part of a larger grant.
Applicants must be a Registered Nurse with current NMC registration, post registration experience and have strong grounding in research methodology and governance.
The role holder will primarily be based in the Cambridge Breast Unit and will work closely with the clinical team on site. They will be responsible for the recruitment of women into the study and obtaining venous blood samples. These women are booked into afternoon clinics at the Breast Unit therefore the availability to work afternoons is essential.
Excellent communication and organisation skills are required as the successful applicant will be expected to liaise with healthcare professionals and researchers across many sites. Applicants should have experience of working autonomously, dealing with members of the public and a willingness to work as part of a team.
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, a Research Passport application and an Honorary Clinical Contract. Any offer of employment we make to you will be conditional upon the satisfactory completion of these checks, whether an outcome is satisfactory will be determined by the University.
The funds for these posts are available until 30th September 2024.
This is a part-time position working 12 hours over 4 afternoons Monday to Thursday.
You will predominantly be working within the Cambridge Breast Unit on the Cambridge University Hospitals Biomedical Campus however, the Department of Public Health and Primary Care at Strangeways Research Laboratory, Worts Causeway, Cambridge CB1 8RN will be responsible for your contract.
To apply online for this vacancy and to view further information about the role, please click on the 'Apply' button above.
Informal enquiries can be made to Joanna Proctor: email@example.com
Closing date: 8th October 2023
Interview Date: Tuesday 17th October 2023
Please ensure that you upload a covering letter and CV in the Upload section of the online application. The covering letter should outline how you match the criteria for the post and why you are applying for 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 e-mail address and phone number, one of which must be your most recent line manager.
Please quote reference RS38229 on your application and in any correspondence about this vacancy.
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