Clinical Research Nurse

£31,365 - £37,890 £30,401 - £37,267
12 Nov 2020
23 Nov 2020
Contract Type
Part Time
Band 6

Sussex Community NHS Foundation Trust (SCFT) is the largest community healthcare provider in Sussex.
  • 5,000 full and part time staff, with over 4,000 people registered on our bank
  • Medical, nursing and therapeutic care provided to over 9,000 children and adults a day
  • July 2018 Care Quality Commission (CQC) rating of 'Good' with 'Outstanding' features
  • BAME, Disability, LGBT+ and Religion and Belief Staff Networks
  • Disability Confident Employer - Level 2

An opportunity has arisen for a Band 6 Clinical Research Nurse to join our friendly and dynamic team at Sussex Community NHS Foundation Trust (SCFT).

We are looking for a motivated and enthusiastic nurse to join our research delivery team. Ideally you will have research delivery experience and must have significant nursing experience.

This post facilitates and supports research activity at SCFT. We are currently prioritising COVID studies and are currently undertaking two Urgent Public Health studies: the CCP-UK study and the Virus Watch study. We also have current research involving Children's services, Time to Talk, motor neurone disease, older people in community hospitals, Palliative Care, Rehabilitation services, Bladder and Bowel services, the Immunisation team, Diabetes Care for You, and Chailey Clinical Services. The role focuses on research studies adopted by the National Institute of Health Research (NIHR - the research arm of the Department of Health, England). The post holder will collaborate with key personnel to coordinate research studies, working with the respective clinical team and collaborating with organisations outside the Trust to support our research activities. The post holder will have or develop specialised skills and knowledge relating to the conduct of clinical research. They will proactively facilitate high standards of care and promote continuity of care of participants engaged in clinical research studies. The post holder will be required to identify participants wishing to take part in research studies, facilitate participation, undertake consent procedures, data collection and data management. Clinical responsibilities will include the care of participants in clinical research studies and day-to-day management of research studies.

The post holder will be expected to work flexibly and autonomously across Trust locations and be prepared to travel across the Trust geographical area as required.

If you would like to join a dynamic and developing department we would like to hear from you.

This post may close earlier than the published closing date if sufficient applications are received.

Correspondence relating to this vacancy will be conducted electronically. If you have not heard from us within 2 weeks please assume that your application has been unsuccessful on this occasion. Please ensure that you check your emails on a regular basis. References will be requested electronically also; please ensure you provide correct contact details for referees.

Applicant requirements

You must have appropriate UK professional registration.

The postholder will have access to vulnerable people in the course of their normal duties and as such this post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service to check for any previous criminal convictions.

Documents to download
  • JD & PS ( PDF , 479.0 KB )
  • Person Specification Clinical Research Nurse ( PDF , 64.0 KB )
  • About Us ( PDF , 743.4 KB )