Clinical Trials Administrator

Bradford on Avon & Melksham Health Partnership


This job is now closed

Job summary

An exciting opportunity has arisen for an experienced Administrator to join our friendly, hardworking Clinical Trials Team in the idyllic town of Bradford on Avon.

The Clinical Trials Team support a number of research projects and clinical trials across a diverse range of clinical areas with the ultimate aim to improve health outcomes for patients.

We are seeking a well organised candidate with an interest in research to assist in the provision of high-quality clinical trials.

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, clinical practice, research governance, and a familiarity with medical terminology would be advantageous but training will be provided where needed.

Main duties of the job

a) Coordinate the study set up process and manage multiple clinical trials at various stages of development

b) Take a leading role in providing all aspects of general administration and clerical work for the clinical research team, for example, document preparation, email correspondence, maintaining databases, filing, booking appointments and diary management

c) Support data entry according to study complexity and ensure that data is transcribed accurately where required.

d) Generate invoices; manage payment schedules; produce quarterly reports of clinical trials finances

About us

We are a responsive, innovative and ambitious training practice, who pride ourselves on delivering safe and timely care, enabling patients to optimise their health and well-being. We offer our staff the opportunity to develop their skills and competencies by providing in-house (and external - where appropriate) training and mentorship, in a supportive and nurturing environment.

We operate across 3 GP sites, two in Bradford on Avon and one in the nearby village of Winsley.

We serve a population of 20,300 patients, covering both Bradford on Avon and Melksham. The current Practice team consists of 7 GP partners, GP Associates, Retained GPs, as well as a multi-disciplined team consisting of Clinical Pharmacists, Clinical Trials Nurses, Emergency Nurses, Practice Nurses, HCAs, a Paramedic and an Emergency Care Practitioner as well as non-clinical staff. We are in the process of expanding the team to incorporate further areas of expertise into our multi-disciplinary team.

Job description

Job responsibilities

To view the full job description, please click on supporting documents.

This position is part-time (15-20 hours per week); however, additional hours are available in alternative roles.

There may be on occasion, a requirement to carry out other tasks; this will be dependent upon factors such as workload and staffing levels.

For an informal discussion, further details, or to arrange a visit, please contact Debbie Hyatt, Patient Services Manager, 01225 866611,

Person Specification



  • GCSEs including English and Mathematics at grade A-C (or demonstrable equivalent).
  • NVQ in Administration or equivalent demonstrable experience (similar demonstrable experience and willingness to work towards qualification would be considered).


  • Good Clinical Practice Training.



  • Substantial administrative or clerical experience.
  • Excellent organisation skills / Effective time management.
  • Ability to prioritise workload to respond to changing demands.
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft office packages (spreadsheets, databases, word processing and e-mail).
  • Data management demonstrable experience.
  • Experience of working with the general public.
  • Excellent telephone manner and written communication.
  • Ability to follow policy and procedure.


  • Experience of working in a health care setting.
  • Systmone user.
  • Clinical Research demonstrable experience.

Disclosure and Barring Service Check

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) to check for any previous criminal convictions.

Employer details

Employer name

Bradford on Avon & Melksham Health Partnership


Health Centre

Station Approach

Bradford on Avon


BA15 1DQ

Employer's website (Opens in a new tab)

For questions about the job, contact:

Debbie Hyatt


Date posted

18 August 2021

Pay scheme






Working pattern

Full-time, Part-time

Reference number


Job locations

Health Centre

Station Approach

Bradford on Avon


BA15 1DQ

Supporting documents

If there's technical issues with the website, contact:



0300 330 1013

Outside UK:

+44 300 330 1013

Opening times:

Monday to Friday: 8am to 6pm

Saturday: 9am to 3pm

Closed Bank Holidays including Easter Sunday, Christmas Day, Boxing Day and New Year's Day.