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Senior Clinical Trials Administrator

Band 5

Main area
Pharmacy
Grade
Band 5
Contract
Permanent
Hours
Full time: 37.5 hours per week
Job ref
188-AC2704-A
Site
Southampton General Hospital
Town
Southampton
Salary
£24,907 - £30,615 per annum
Salary period
Yearly
Closing
21/01/2021 23:59

An exciting opportunity has arisen for an efficient and committed person to join the Pharmacy Clinical Trials Team as a Senior Clinical Trial Administrator.

ABOUT THE TEAM

The post holders will work in the busy pharmacy clinical trials team based at Southampton General Hospital.  The University Hospitals Southampton NHS Foundation Trust is very research active, with over 250 clinical trials currently recruiting. We support both commercial and non-commercial NIHR adopted clinical trials within our dedicated department.

WHAT YOU’LL DO

The post holder will be responsible for:

1)            Maintaining a strategic overview of the current and future administrative requirement of the Clinical Trials Administrators (CTA) team.

2)            The day-to-day operational management of Clinical Trials (CT) administrative function including line managing organising, timetabling and scheduling staff and activities. 

3)            Development and implementation of new CT administration policies and procedures. Identifying administration requirement of all new activities.

WHAT WE’RE LOOKING FOR

Post holders must be numerate and literate, with good keyboard skills and a working knowledge of computer software packages. Candidates should possess a professional attitude to their work and have the ability to work flexibly in a busy environment. Ideally candidates will have proven experience within a clinical trials or an office environment. They will be required to work as part of a team as well as being able to use their initiative and prioritise their workload to meet deadlines.

WHAT WE CAN OFFER YOU

As one of the largest acute teaching Trust’s in England, we can offer learning and development opportunities to help you achieve the career you aspire to. We believe you deserve the best possible surroundings in which to do your job and we want to support you in doing your job to the best of your ability.

As a Trust, we support flexible working and will consider requests taking into account the needs of the service. You’ll have an opportunity to discuss this at interview. Our LiveWell and inspire programme offers opportunities, support and advice, including smoking cessation services, exercise and activity classes, and support for mental health.

UHS employees are able to access a huge range of NHS discounts, are entitled to a minimum of 35 days paid holiday (pro rata) on appointment, can access on-site nursery facilities (subject to availability), and we offer a generous pension scheme.

ABOUT OUR TRUST AND SOUTHAMPTON

UHS is rated ‘Good’ by the CQC and in the latest national NHS Staff Survey, we were in the top 10 acute trusts for staff engagement and for staff recommending the hospital as a place to work or receive care. 

Southampton is an attractive place to live and work situated on the south coast, with an international airport and only an hour on the train from central London. The New Forest National Park and the beaches of the Jurassic coast are also right on our doorstep. The city offers living costs 20% lower than those in London, 13 schools rated outstanding by Ofsted and 13 nearby green spaces to enjoy.

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

Interviews will be held on Wednesday, 10 February 2021.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION OR TO APPLY

If you’re interested in applying for this role, we’d encourage you to get in touch using the contact information at the bottom of this advert with any questions or if you would like to arrange an informal visit. Alternatively, if you’re ready to apply, please follow the link below to complete an application.

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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

Name
Liliana Cordeiro
Job title
Head of Clinical Trials
Email address
Liliana.Goncalvescordeiro@uhs.nhs.uk
Telephone number
023 8120 6344

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