R&D RESEARCH NURSE

Recruiter
NHS Fife
Location
Dunfermline, Fife
Salary
22440
Posted
14 Sep 2017
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
QUEEN MARGARET HOSPITAL, DUNFERMLINE
MEDICAL DIRECTORS DIRECTORATE – RESEARCH & DEVELOPMENT
R&D RESEARCH NURSE
REF NO: HH400/08/17EBL
FIXED TERM FOR 21 MONTHS
SALARY: £22,440 - £29,034
BAND 5 - HOURS: 37.5

An exciting opportunity has arisen for an individual to join the NHS Fife Research & Development Team as an independent nurse practitioner to assist in the efficient running of clinical research studies in accordance with GCP and Research Governance, support investigators to set up and undertake a range of research studies.

You will provide clinical advice regarding clinical research studies under the supervision of the R&D Lead Research Nurse and/or Principal Investigator. You will be involved in the recruitment, education and monitoring of research participants and the collection and documentation of accurate data, working collaboratively with the wider multi-disciplinary team in the management of your own caseload of research patients.

The role involves working in collaboration with all members of the clinical research team and the wider multi-disciplinary team in the management of your own caseload of study patients and assisting in ensuring the effective running of research studies across all disease specialities on a day to day basis.

You will be a Registered Nurse with experience normally gained by having post registration experience or equivalent and have knowledge of research principles, including confidentiality, randomisation procedures, informed consent and ethical issues.

Attention to detail, strong organisational and communication skills, good IT skills and a methodical approach are key requirements, along with a proven ability to work as part of a team. As R&D Research Nurse you will and be based within the R&D Department, Queen Margaret Hospital, Dunfermline with the requirement to regularly travel between all sites within NHS Fife.

Applications on a secondment basis will be considered providing you have prior agreement from your current line manager.

For further information please contact Karen Gray, R&D Lead Research Nurse oext 20947, email

A requirement of this post is to become a member of the Protection of Vulnerable Groups (PVG) Scheme Prior to appointment.

NHS Fife is legally obliged to ensure all its employees are legally entitled to work in the United Kingdom. All applicants are required to confirm their right to work in the UK in their application. If you are not a United Kingdom (UK), European Community (EC) or European Economic Area National please state the visa category under which you are legally entitled to work in the UK on your application form and the expiry date of your leave to remain in the UK.

Application forms can be downloaded from , saved to your PC and returned to the recruitment team by email attachment. You can also request an application pack by email quoting the job reference number.

Our email address is

We will acknowledge all returned application forms within 24 hours of receipt.

We do not accept CV applications. Applications may be considered on a job share basis.

CLOSING DATE: 12 NOON ON 26TH SEPTEMBER 2017

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