Clinical Trials Assistant | Northern Lincolnshire & Goole NHS Foundation Trust

21 730 £
Date Placed 11 January

An exciting opportunity has arisen to join the Northern Lincolnshire & Goole Research and Development Team at Grimsby Hospital as a Clinical Trials Assistant.
The post is 30 hours per week, Monday to Friday. The post is temporary for 1 year from 1st April 2023 and will cease on 31st March 2024.

A secondment opportunity is possible but you MUST have gained agreement from your line manager that you can be released prior to applying for the post.

You will have good communications skills, a team orientated approach and the ability to plan and undertake work in an accurate, methodical and efficient manner. A good eye for detail is essential, as are strong administrative and IT skills. An understanding of the clinical trial process is desirable but not essential as training will be given, clinical practice and a familiarity with medical terminology would be advantageous.

The post holder will be an active member of the Research & Development team and will be required to professionally support registered staff in the delivery of their portfolio of research projects. The post holder will have experience working face to face with patients and be trained in venepuncture. They will also have general data and administrative duties within the team, and play a key role in all aspects of office and team administration support and data management. They will contribute to safe efficient and effective study management and implementation of research protocols in the clinical research setting. The post holder will contribute to the assessment of care and health care needs and provide advice and information as appropriate.

This role will involve working closely with all members of the Research & Development team and other members of the multidisciplinary team to increase patient recruitment into current trials and to maintain holistic support for all clinical trial participants, thus facilitating a high quality research service.

The post holder will be expected to interact with patients and their families in relation to the requirements of the clinical trials and be able to work without supervision in some areas.

As the team is based cross-site, although based in Grimsby there is an expectation that there will be regular travel to Scunthorpe

We’re a large organisation with three hospitals located in Scunthorpe, Grimsby and Goole. We also provide community services in North Lincolnshire. Our 6,500 members of staff care for and support a population of more than 400,000 people.

We encourage all our staff to innovate and adopt ‘best practice’ so we can deliver excellent care to our patients. We ask staff to live our values; kindness, courage and respect.

We are committed to recruiting the best people to work with us. You could be one of them.

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To assist in the evaluation of the patient eligibility, in liaison with other appropriate health care professionals for clinical trial entry, involving the coordination of pre-study tests, obtaining results/X- rays and arranging appropriate appointm