Clinical Trials Officer
NHS AfC: Band 5
- Project management
- NHS AfC: Band 5
- Full time - 37.5 hours per week
- Royal Stoke
- Stoke on Trent
- £24,907 - £30,615
- 27/06/2021 23:59
If there is a high volume of applications the advert may be closed early. Please apply without delay if you wish to be considered for this role. (This does not apply to any medical staffing posts)
Important Information: University Hospitals of North Midlands NHS Trust does not pay travel expenses for candidates attending interviews.
This is an exciting post that focuses on the operational aspects of research studies sponsored by the University Hospital of North Midlands. Research forms an integral part of our University teaching hospital and the trust is actively developing research activities across all clinical areas. You will work closely with the Quality Assurance Manager and Clinical Trials Manager in day to day monitoring and running of research studies.
Main duties of the job
We are looking for a well-organised and professional Clinical Trials Officer to join the Research and Innovation Directorate. You will work on the development, maintenance and review of UHNM Quality Management System, including maintaining and improving the policies and processes that ensure UHNM adherence to legislation, relevant national standards and guidance. In addition, you will support a portfolio of studies, including study monitoring activities, writing reports, preparation and maintenance of study documentation, and implementation of amendments.
It is expected that the successful candidate will be educated to degree level in life sciences or a health-related field, and will have experience of working in a clinical trial research environment. The successful applicant will also have project management experience and working knowledge of Clinical Trial Regulations.
Working for our organisation
University Hospitals of North Midlands NHS Trust is one of the largest and most modern in the country. We serve around three million people and we’re highly regarded for our facilities, teaching and research. The Trust has around 1,450 inpatient beds across two sites in Stoke-on-Trent and Stafford. Our 11,000 strong workforce provide emergency treatment, planned operations and medical care from Royal Stoke University Hospital and County Hospital in Stafford.
We are the specialist centre for major trauma for the North Midlands and North Wales. We have put together a wide range of development packages aimed at ensuring that everyone has the opportunity to fulfil their potential. Our goal is to be a world-class centre of achievement, where patients receive the highest standards of care and the best people come to learn, work and research.
Detailed job description and main responsibilities
For more information on working for the Trust, please see the attached Job Description and Person Specification.
For more details on the post, please see contact information details
- evidence of successful project management
- • Previous experience of clinical research trial monitoring/auditing, including experience of monitoring and auditing trials in an academic, non-commercial environment
- • Thorough working knowledge of research processes, including the Health Research Authority assess, arrange and confirm processes
- • Degree, Graduate Diploma or equivalent qualification, preferably in a scientific discipline or Health related discipline
- • Excellent knowledge and understanding of clinical trial regulations, ICH-GCP and the UK policy framework for health and social care research
- • Good knowledge and understanding of UK regulatory processes (HRA, Ethics and MHRA) including knowledge of regulatory reporting
Documents to download
Further details / informal visits contact
- Robert Bowler
- Job title
- Assurance Manager
- Email address
- Telephone number
- 01782 671939
If you have problems applying, contact
University Hospitals of North Midlands - Royal Stoke
Springfield Building, Floor 2 (Trust HQ)
Stoke on Trent
- VOIP: 01782 228396