Oxford University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

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Band 7

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NIHR Oxford Biomedical Research
Band 7
Fixed term 18 Months
37.5 per week
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Unipart House Cowley
£31,696 to £41,787 per annum
26/01/2018 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


An experienced researcher is required to join the BRC management team in the NIHR Oxford Biomedical Research Centre. They will provide specialist support using both quantitative and qualitative methodologies to high profile research studies as part of the research evaluation programme within the Biomedical Research Centre. The post-holder will be responsible for developing study protocols, obtaining necessary ethical, HRA and research and development approvals, managing data collection and performing analyses. The post-holder will also be responsible for the dissemination of project findings. This will include writing project reports and academic papers, presentations at conferences and other dissemination events. They should have significant experience in the delivery of clinical research projects and advanced project management skills.
Proven experience of research experience within an academic or NHS research environment is essential. The candidate must have excellent communication skills, written and verbal, with the ability to establish and maintain good relations with a wide range of individuals from different professional backgrounds across the OUH-OU partnership. The candidate must be able to work as part of a team as well as independently and show good time management and excellent attention to detail. They will possess excellent organisational skills with a proactive, flexible and helpful approach to work. A high degree of discretion and sensitive handling of confidential information is also vital. They will also provide support to aid reporting all NIHR performance metrics from BRC theme representatives and be based in the BRC management team office.

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