Oxford University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

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Administrative Assistant - Clinical Trials team Band 2

Band 2

Main area
Band 2
Fixed term for 1 year
37.5 hours per week
Job ref
Churchill Hospital
£15,404 to £18,157 pa
25/01/2018 23:59

The 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 of four hospitals - the John Radcliffe Hospital, Churchill Hospital and Nuffield Orthopaedic Centre in Headington and the Horton 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 values-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 significance 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  http://www.ouh.nhs.uk/about/vision-and-values/default.aspx


Clinical Trials Team
Due to the rapid increase in clinical trials being undertaken at the OUH we have a number of opportunities within the Clinical Trials Team. As a centre for research excellence, you will be part of a focused, energetic team that are committed to supporting research.

Clinical Trials Administrative Assistant Band 2.

We are looking for highly motivated individuals to act as administrative assistants for our Clinical Trial Pharmacy Team. There is a role available in the the Clinical Trials Aseptic Services Unit. The role will be varied and will involve acting as personal assistant to members of the team, ordering, unpacking and receipting stock, scheduling doses, organising meetings and being a point of contact for the team.
The ideal candidate would have administrative experience. Experience in clinical trials is not essential, full training in clinical trials will be given.

Oxford is a beautiful city, less than one hour from London by road or rail, with excellent transport links every 10 minutes.

Please make sure that you read the job description and person specification attached below, and that your statement in support reflects this as your application will be judged against these criteria.

Interview date 9th February

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Applicant requirements

Applications from job seekers who require Tier 2 sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. However, non-EEA candidates may not be appointed to a post if a suitably qualified, experienced and skilled EU/EEA candidate is available to take up the post as the employing body is unlikely, in these circumstances, to satisfy the resident labour market test. UK Visas and Immigration (UKVI) requires employers to complete this test to show that no suitably qualified EEA or EU worker can fill the post. For further information please visit the UKVI website. From 6 April 2017, Tier 2 skilled worker applicants, applying for entry clearance into the UK, must present a criminal record certificate from each country they have resided continuously or cumulatively for 12 months or more in the past 10 years. Adult dependants (over 18 years old) will also be subject to this requirement. Guidance can be found here Criminal Records Checks for Overseas Applicants.

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Further details / informal visits contact

Claire Church at claire.church@ouh.nhs.uk (01865 235774) or Laura Rodden at laura.rodden1@ouh.nhs.uk.

If you have problems applying, contact

01865 2 28726