We are delighted to introduce this new band 7 Senior Research Sister / Charge Nurse CF & ATIMP role within our Research Team at the University Hospital Southampton NHS Foundation Trust (UHS). This two year fixed term role is part of a national pilot programme in collaboration with the Clinical Trials Accelerator Platform (CTAP) for Phase 1 Cystic Fibrosis Research.
UHS is one of the UK's most successful healthcare organisations. Clinical Research is a core activity of the Trust and our Clinical Research Facility provides a comfortable, safe, environment for participation in clinical trials, embedded in the heart of one of the UK's largest NHS teaching hospitals. There are approx 300 Research Nurses, AHPs, Midwives and Clinical Trials Assistants, working together across the Trust, within our award winning teams to bring exciting research opportunities to UHS for the benefit of our patients and for the future of healthcare.
You can read an overview of the main duties of the role in the section below: Job Description and Main Responsibilities.
To understand the role in more detail please read the full job description and person specification documents attached.
As one of the largest acute teaching Trusts in England, we offer learning and development opportunities to help you achieve the career you aspire to. 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.
We support flexible working and will consider requests taking into account the needs of the service. UHS employees are able to access a range of NHS discounts, are entitled to a minimum of 35 days paid holiday (pro rata), and we offer a generous pension scheme.
Southampton is an attractive place to live and work situated on the south coast, with an international airport and direct trains to London. The New Forest National Park and beaches of the Jurassic coast are also right on our doorstep. The city offers living costs 20% lower than London and 14 schools rated outstanding by Ofsted.
The post-holder can expect a detailed induction and training package specific to their needs and experience. Our dedicated education team and supportive leadership structure ensures that all our staff have the skills and knowledge to care for their patients and undertake research to the highest standards.
We are able to develop fantastic relationships with our patients and their families. We are in a very fortunate position to be able to build trust and to support our patients with excellent follow-up and continuity of care.
We are looking for an experienced research nurse to lead our expanding portfolio of Phase 1 Cystic Fibrosis and ATIMP Research.
The following skills and experience are required for this post:
Interviews will be held on Friday, 30 April 2021
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.
You must have appropriate UK professional registration.
This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 (Amendment) (England and Wales) Order 2020 and it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service.