Band 6 Research Sister/Charge Nurse
University Hospitals Birmingham NHS Foundation Trust
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Are you looking for a new opportunity? Are you a Level 1 Registered Adult Nurse with significant acute setting experience? Are you looking for a career that is more autonomous?
We are offering a fantastic opportunity for a Band 6 Nurse to join our rapidly expanding and dynamic Clinical Research Team on the NIHR/Wellcome Trust Clinical Research Facility. In this role you will have the opportunity to maintain and develop all of your existing clinical skills within a research environment where you will be delivering the administration of investigational medicinal products, taking part in translational research and developing the set-up of new trials.
The NIHR/Wellcome Trust Clinical Research Facility is a joint collaboration between University Hospitals Birmingham, University of Birmingham and the Wellcome Trust. This purpose built research environment undertakes research projects from a variety of clinical specialities. We offer opportunities to work regionally, nationally and internationally with commercial and academic institutions to bring research to the forefront of modern health care.
Main duties of the job
As a Band 6 Nurse on our Research Facility you will have the opportunity to work in a nurse-led environment and be expected to manage and lead on your own caseload of research projects. You will have the opportunity to maintain and develop existing clinical skills, such as but not limited to, phlebotomy, intravenous therapy, cannulation and central access devices. You will also be given the opportunity to develop new exciting skills such as administration of cytotoxic agents, working within our state of the art endoscopy suite and laboratory skills such as centrifugation and sample processing. You will be working closely with Senior Clinicians and other Multi-disciplinary team members to implement and set up the delivery of trial protocols ensuring the highest quality of data collection, with a continued commitment to participant safety and welfare.
Applicants need to be able to demonstrate that they have significant acute experience and a willingness to train in extended roles. In return we can offer you continued professional development and the opportunity to working within a highly skilled and dynamic research service. If you are interested in this post we highly recommend that you come and look around our unit to meet us and discuss the post further. Please contact Claire Brown or Fiona Evans: on 0121 371 3189
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Investing in the health and wellbeing of our staff, including a commitment of offering flexible working where we can;Offer our staff a wide variety of training and development opportunities, to support their personal and career development objectives.
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*Please Note : For a detailed job description for this vacancy, please see attached Job Description*
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