Oxford University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

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Senior Research Nurse

Band 7

Main area
Research & Development
Grade
Band 7
Contract
Fixed term until March 2019
Hours
37.5 per week
Job ref
321-IT-204-SRN-B7
Site
Horton General Hospital
Town
Banbury
Salary
£33,222 to £43,041 pa
Closing
09/11/2018 23:59
Interview date
19/11/2018

Oxford University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust is one of the largest NHS teaching trusts in the country. It provides a wide range of general and specialist clinical services and is a base for medical education, training and research.

The Trust comprises four hospitals - the John Radcliffe Hospital, Churchill Hospital and Nuffield Orthopaedic Centre in Headington and the Horton General Hospital in Banbury.

Our values, standards and behaviours define the quality of clinical care we offer and the professional relationships we make with our patients, colleagues and the wider community. We call this Delivering Compassionate Excellence and its focus is on our values of compassion, respect, learning, delivery, improvement and excellence. These values put patients at the heart of what we do and underpin the quality healthcare we would like for ourselves or a member of our family. Watch how we set out to deliver compassionate excellence via the OUH YouTube channel.

 

Many of our recruitment programmes use Value Based Interviewing to identify those who have the skills we seek, who share our values and who are able to deliver compassionate excellence from the outset. We know that this makes a significant difference to your job satisfaction and above all the outcomes and experience of our patients and their families.

For more information about our Values and Value Based Interviewing please visit www.ouh.nhs.uk/about/vision-and-values


 

   A new and exciting opportunity to help develop clinical research at the Horton has arisen for a Research Nurse to join the Direct Delivery Team within the local Clinical Research Network (CRN). This post will lead the new research team at the Horton in Banbury and will develop close working links with the team based in Oxford. The Direct Delivery Team offers an exciting and an innovative way of delivering research, with the aim of being both agile and responsive and this post will provide new opportunities for patients to access research at the Horton.

   The CRN is part of the National Institute of Health Research (NIHR) which is the research arm of the NHS. The NIHR CRN for the Thames Valley and South Midlands is hosted by Oxford University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust. The CRN Direct Delivery Team is helping to deliver studies across a wide range of specialties including Surgery, Cancer, ENT and Trauma with more areas in the pipeline. This is an exciting role within an expanding team providing an opportunity to build upon current skills and knowledge working across different specialties.

   The post is new in the Direct Delivery Team and represents an excellent opportunity for a motivated and hardworking nurse with an interest in clinical trials to lead our expanding and friendly team. You should have experience of clinical research and ideally management skills or be able to transfer your previously gained relevant clinical skills and knowledge to the role of the Senior Research Nurse.   You will be responsible for managing a team, identifying and recruiting patients, seeing the patient through the trial, performing study assessments and ensuring data is reported accurately and on time. You will work closely with a variety of healthcare professionals and teams so excellent communication skills are essential, as is attention to detail. You will need to be able to manage your own workload but also work as part of a team.

   Previous experience working with research studies and clinical trials is preferred but not essential as full induction, training and mentoring will be provided. The team works across a variety of clinical specialties within the Trust so you must be willing to be mobile and flexible in your working practices.

   Closing Date: 9th November 2018

   Interview Date: 19th November 2018












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Applicant requirements

You must have appropriate UK professional registration.

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service.

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Further details / informal visits contact

Teresa Lockett – Research Delivery Manager & Network Lead Nurse (Teresa.lockett@ouh.nhs.uk /07795 666006)









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