Cancer and Haematology Clinical Research Nurse

University Hospitals Sussex NHS Foundation Trust (379)

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Job summary

1 Year Fixed Term Band 6 Cancer and haematology Clinical Research Nurse Post

The opportunity has arisen to join our Cancer and Haematology Clinical Research team.

The post will be based in the Clinical Research Facility at the Royal Sussex County Hospital in Brighton.

The post holder will support a large & diverse portfolio of cancer & haematology studies made up of drug, radiotherapy, imaging and observational research. The role will involve coordinating the recruitment & clinical care of participants to specific research protocols.

We are looking for a nurse with experience of looking after oncology or haematology patients and ideally trained in the administration of chemotherapy.

Clinical research experience would be an advantage, but is not essential as training will be provided. Excellent communication and interpersonal skills are required, as is an ability to work independently and flexibly.

Main duties of the job

The opportunity has arisen to join our Cancer and Haematology Clinical Research team.

The post will be based in the Clinical Research Facility at the Royal Sussex County Hospital in Brighton.

The post holder will support a large & diverse portfolio of cancer & haematology studies made up of drug, radiotherapy, imaging and observational research. The role will involve coordinating the recruitment & clinical care of participants to specific research protocols.

We are looking for a nurse with experience of looking after oncology or haematology patients and ideally trained in the administration of chemotherapy.

Clinical research experience would be an advantage, but is not essential as training will be provided. Excellent communication and interpersonal skills are required, as is an ability to work independently and flexibly.

The post holder will support a large & diverse portfolio of cancer & haematology studies made up of drug, radiotherapy, imaging and observational research. The role will involve coordinating the recruitment & clinical care of participants to specific research protocols.

About us

Join us at UHSussex, every day is different, you can be the change, better never stops

At UHSussex we're proud to be at the heart of the NHS. As one of the UK's largest acute Trusts, we're a leading example of the excellence, the ambition and the values that have embodied the NHS for over 70 years.

Improving lives: We are a vibrant and inclusive organisation, with hardworking, talented and dedicated individuals, who work together towards a common goal, to always put our Patient First. Our mission is summed up by our 'where better never stops' motto and no matter the role at UHSussex, you will play a part in driving us forwards and in improving the lives of patients across Sussex. We treat our patients and staff with the same compassion and empathy we expect for ourselves. We're here for them when they need us, and we go above and beyond to meet their needs. This can be seen in our wellbeing programme for staff which is extensive and designed to support you when you need it because we know that to look after others we must first look after ourselves.

Build a career with us: As a university trust and a leader in healthcare research, we value learning, teaching and training so that we can be the best that we can be. From the moment you start with us and throughout your career we will help you to grow and develop. We hope that in choosing UHSussex you are choosing a long and happy career where you will be able to see the difference you make and feel valued for all that you do.

Job description

Job responsibilities

  1. Responsible and accountable for the timely coordination and delivery of complex patient/participant centred clinical research trials, including the identification, recruitment and subsequent treatment, care and follow up of research patients/participants.
  2. Work on own initiative to undertake a wide range of duties relating to clinical research, backed up by professional skills and knowledge, including being able to respond in the event of clinical adverse events/reactions.
  3. Be highly skilled and competent in the comprehensive assessment of patients using theoretical knowledge and a wide range of experience to assess needs and administer care and treatment in accordance with research protocols.
  4. Co-ordinate interventions which may include other disciplines, multidisciplinary team meetings, integrated teams within the hospital and in the community in relation to the research protocols and care pathways of patients/participants.
  5. Ensure all documentation and data are completed in a timely and accurate manner and that all information is stored and maintained appropriately.

Person Specification

Oncology or haematology nursing experience

Essential

  • Oncology or haematology clinical nursing experience
  • Venepuncture & cannulation experience

Desirable

  • Competent & experienced in the administration of systemic anti cancer therapies
  • Clinical research experience or knowledge

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.

Certificate of Sponsorship

Applications from job seekers who require current Skilled worker sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. For further information visit the UK Visas and Immigration website (Opens in a new tab).

From 6 April 2017, skilled worker applicants, applying for entry clearance into the UK, have had to present a criminal record certificate from each country they have resided continuously or cumulatively for 12 months or more in the past 10 years. Adult dependants (over 18 years old) are also subject to this requirement. Guidance can be found here Criminal records checks for overseas applicants (Opens in a new tab).

UK Registration

Applicants must have current UK professional registration. For further information please see NHS Careers website (opens in a new window).

Employer details

Employer name

University Hospitals Sussex NHS Foundation Trust (379)

Address

The Royal Sussex County Hospital

Research and Development Clinical Research Facility, 2nd Floor Sussex House, 1 Abbey Road Eastern Road Brighton

Brighton

BN2 1ES


Employer's website

https://www.uhsussex.nhs.uk/ (Opens in a new tab)


For questions about the job, contact:

Victoria Sellick

victoria.sellick@nhs.net

07765121261

Date posted

01 April 2022

Pay scheme

Agenda for change

Band

Band 6

Salary

£32,306 to £39,027 a year per annum

Contract

Fixed term

Duration

1 years

Working pattern

Full-time

Reference number

379-4066973-MAR22

Job locations

The Royal Sussex County Hospital

Research and Development Clinical Research Facility, 2nd Floor Sussex House, 1 Abbey Road Eastern Road Brighton

Brighton

BN2 1ES


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