Do you want to make a difference? Are you looking for a new and different career pathway whilst maintaining clinical skills? We have unique opportunities for enthusiastic Band 5 nurses or AHPs to come and join our Trust wide Research Team to start or further a career in research delivery.
This is an exciting opportunity to join the trust wide research team to help deliver commercial & NIHR portfolio studies. We are dedicated in providing high quality, patient centred clinical research at Southampton.
Key areas of interest for our teams are Emergency Department and Trauma and Orthopaedic research, but other areas are available. If you are a nurse who would like to take pride and ownership in giving patients the opportunity to take part in high quality ethical clinical research, this could be a very interesting opportunity for you.
Working in the Trustwide team you will join an enthusiastic, driven and caring team, to help provide support to embedded research teams across the trust for new and existing studies. Our team participates in research within many different specialities and areas across the Trust and there are opportunities to gain knowledge and experience within a speciality.
Enthusiasm, self-motivation, flexibility and drive will be required to ensure the success of this post. You will be involved in all aspects of the research process from study start-up, recruitment and delivery, to close out of a study. You will need to have an excellent level of written and verbal communication skill. IT skills would also be advantageous. You will work in collaboration with multidisciplinary teams, implementing studies to translate scientific discoveries into improved patient outcomes. No research experience is necessary as all training and development will be provided; we have an excellent induction and ongoing education programme.
At UHS we have an excellent track record in clinical research. Embedded at the heart of one of the UK's largest acute teaching hospitals, our translational research facilities are where we take discoveries and new treatments into the clinic. With state of the art facilities and a culture aimed at embedding research into everyday practice, improving healthcare for the benefit of patients is at the heart of everything we do. Southampton patients have some of the best access to new therapies and technologies in the UK and our clinical research is advancing the latest discoveries into clinic and community, driving better healthcare and changing people’s lives.
Along with the relevant and appropriate experience, you will need to demonstrate:
In this role, you can expect a friendly working environment, professional support and the excellent development opportunities that being part of one of the largest teaching trusts in England brings. We have close links with the University of Southampton, which offers a number of Masters level courses to further the research nursing/AHP career training.
University Hospital Southampton NHS Foundation Trust (UHS) is one of England's largest acute teaching trusts. We've recently been rated ‘Good’ by the CQC and in the latest national NHS Staff Survey we ranked seventh in the country for staff engagement, and fourth best nationally for our proportion of staff saying that they would recommend the hospital as a place to work or to receive care. One of our main objectives has been to become a top ten research trust, with the pharmacy department being an integral part of achieving this.
Southampton is an attractive place to live and work situated on the south coast, with an international airport and only an hour on the train from central London. ...
Please be advised that this vacancy may close earlier than stated if large numbers of applications are received.
Due to the volume of applications we receive, we are unable to acknowledge receipt of your application. If you have not heard from us within four weeks of the closing date of this post, please presume that you have not been selected for interview.
Applicants from University Hospitals Southampton NHS Foundation Trust whose posts are considered to be ‘At Risk’ will be given prior consideration for this post
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Getting to Work
Application can be made for parking on site at UHS or through one of the park and ride schemes. This will be based on specific criteria to determine eligibility for site parking as this can be very limited. UHS encourages staff to utilise other green methods of getting to work such as cycling or walking where possible. UHS is well connected through bus services to the city centre and other areas.
Please note that we will not accept any applications or queries via agencies, under any circumstances.
Our staff are positive about working at UHS and rate us above average compared to other NHS Trusts in the Staff Attitude Survey. We are rated strongly on a number of areas including teamwork, communication and engagement.
Equality remains at the centre of all Trust policy making, service delivery and employment practice with all employees being given equality of opportunity to develop, apply for promotion and have working arrangements that enable them to achieve a manageable work-life balance.
The Trust actively promotes a work environment free from harassment and discrimination and provides training for managers and staff to ensure this happens. The Trust also closely monitors recruitment activity, training and development and employment practices to ensure equality of practice with regard to race, colour, ethnic or national origin, religion or belief, gender, sexual orientation, disability, marital status and age.
As a service provider the Trust ensures equality of access and delivery of our services through the provision of interpreter services, facilities for the disabled and sensitivity for patients ethnic and religious differences and needs.
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|Location:||United Kingdom Hampshire Southampton|
|Salary:||£23,023 - £29,608 pa pro rata GBP per year|
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