Oxford University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

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Senior Clinical Trials Technician

Band 5

Main area
Pharmacy
Grade
Band 5
Contract
Permanent
Hours
37.5 hours per week
Job ref
321-GEN-SCTT-B5
Site
CH/JR
Town
Oxford
Salary
£23,023 - £29,608 per annum pro rota
Closing
11/12/2018 23:59

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


 

The Oxford University Hospitals 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, Churchill Hospitals and Nuffield Orthopaedic Centre in Headington and the Horton Hospital in Banbury.

 

Clinical Trials Team

We have an exciting opportunity within the Clinical Trials Pharmacy Team. As a centre for research excellence, you will be part of a focused, energetic team that are committed to supporting research and development.

 

Senior Clinical Trials Pharmacy Technician – Band 5

 

Do you have an interest in cutting edge research?  Would you like to work in a large multi-disciplinary team?

 

We are looking for an ACT technician with excellent communication skills to support our friendly Clinical Trials Team in the day to day running of clinical trials.  The role is based across all sites and in a wide variety of clinical areas.  You will be working with many different multi-disciplinary teams to bring research to patients.  As part of a team, you will be given an opportunity to become a specialised technician for your own set of studies and thus work towards becoming a key contact for these.

 

The post will include some time in the aseptic unit, manufacturing IV doses, developing and maintaining competency. 

 

Clinical trial experience is not essential for this role, but would be desirable.  Applicants must be registered with the general pharmaceutical council.

Applicants with hospital pharmacy or clinical trials experience but not meeting the full person spec will be considered (including newly qualified technicians), but if successful would be appointed at a lower band until the competencies (e.g. ACT or equivalent checking accreditation) for this post are achieved.

 

Interviews will be held on 21st December 2018, although alternative dates will be considered in advance.

 

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.

The majority of correspondence will be via the e-recruitment system; therefore you should check your emails regularly including junk mail folders in web-based email products.

 

 Closing date : 11th December 2018

 

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Applicant requirements

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

For further information on this position or to arrange an informal visit please contact David Badcock on 01865 572151 (David.Badcock@ouh.nhs.uk)