Band 6 Clinical Research Nurse - Clinical Research Facility

Royal Free London NHS Foundation Trust


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Job summary

Please see attached job description for more information about this role and working at Royal Free London NHS Foundation Trust.

Main duties of the job

You will be responsible for identifying and recruiting patients, supporting the patient through the trial, performing study assessments and ensuring data is reported accurately and on time. You will work closely with a variety of healthcare professionals and teams so excellent communication skills are essential, as is attention to detail. You will work autonomously and manage your own workload but also as part of a team.

The successful candidate is required to be able to demonstrate the trust values, the responsibilities of the job description and person specification. Experience of working in clinical research and of the research nurse role is desirable but full training will be given.

About us

The Royal Free London NHS Foundation Trust is one of the UK's biggest and most innovative trusts. Across three main hospitals, our dedicated army of staff care for over 1.6million patients, treat more than 200,000 in A&E, deliver over 8,000 babies and carry out more than 17million tests.

Our size, scale and influence offer you unrivalled career opportunities and a forward-thinking approach to working that works around your lifestyle. From flexible hours and generous benefits, to next level training, we make it easier to take your career to the top

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Job description

Job responsibilities

Please see attached job description for more information about this role and working at Royal Free London NHS Foundation Trust.

Person Specification



  • Registered Nurse


  • Completed/working towards teaching course
  • Completed/working towards degree in the speciality or related field
  • oRecognised research qualification.



  • Experience in delivering evidence based practice
  • Significant post registration experience
  • Experience of formal/ informal teaching of patients and staff
  • Experience of explaining complex concepts to patients in a clear and simplified manner
  • Experience of acting as a patient advocate
  • Experience of phlebotomy and cannulation


  • Clinical research experience
  • oEarly phase clinical trials nursing experience
  • Experience working as a preceptor/facilitator



  • Demonstrates evidence of professional development
  • Proven ability to communicate effectively in writing
  • Proven ability to work effectively under pressure
  • Computer literacy
  • Proven effectiveness as working as part of a multidisciplinary team
  • Demonstrates ability to prioritise workload
  • Demonstrates ability to work under own initiative
  • Demonstrates understanding of the importance of audit/quality
  • Proven ability to communicate effectively verbally
  • Competent in IV drug administration certification


  • Demonstrates ability to take charge and delegate duties
  • Knowledge of ICH GCP guidelines

Personal attributes


  • Describes motivation for working in clinical research.



  • Demonstrable ability to meet the Trust Values



  • Willingness to work flexible hours

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

Royal Free London NHS Foundation Trust


Royal Free Hospital

Pond Street



Employer's website (Opens in a new tab)

For questions about the job, contact:

Nia Voase


Date posted

01 June 2022

Pay scheme

Agenda for change


Band 6


£38,768 to £46,124 a year per annum inclusive of HCAS



Working pattern


Reference number


Job locations

Royal Free Hospital

Pond Street



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