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CRN Eastern Specialty Lead - Children


Main area
Clinical Research Network
1 year
1 hour
Job ref
£77,913 - £105,042 (pro rata)
24/09/2019 23:59

At NNUH it is our privilege to provide healthcare to over one million people across Norfolk and surrounding areas. Our vision is to ‘provide every patient with the care we want for those we love the most’, and if this inspires you and you share our values, we really want you to join our team. 

Our values support our vision and guide the behaviour of everything we do, these are:.


We look after the needs of our patients, carers and colleagues, to provide a safe and caring experience for all.


We act with care, compassion and kindness and value others’ diverse needs.


We take an honest, open and ethical approach to everything we do.


We work as one team and support each other to maintain the highest professional standards.


We continuously learn and improve to achieve the best outcomes for our patients and our hospital. 

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The NIHR is funded through the Department of Health to improve the health and wealth of the nation through research.  NIHR CRN Eastern is one of 15 NIHR Local Clinical Research Networks (LCRNs) that drive clinical research delivery across the locality, and champion the role of clinical research in the NHS at every level.

A Clinical Research Specialty Lead post is available for Children, which is remunerated at 0.25 sessions (1 hour) per week for 1 year.

As specialty group lead you will be in a nationally prominent position within the NIHR Clinical Research Network (CRN) and within your specialty. You will provide clinical leadership for delivery of the NIHR CRN’s portfolio of studies and will work closely with a highly expert team of CRN managers, other senior clinical leaders within the organisation and will be supported by a team of administrators, information managers and others.

This is a great opportunity to find out about and join in with new research projects and collaborate with other departments taking a leadership role for research in the region.

This post offers the successful candidate an opportunity to influence the future development of clinical research within Paediatrics and to enable large numbers of patients to benefit both from the advantages of research participation and from the outputs of research studies. You will occupy a high profile role, develop research leadership skills and benefit from a range of high quality professional development opportunities.

This post is open to individuals with Paediatric experience.  The post will be held by the existing employing organisation and the successful candidate will be able to undertake this role from their existing location.

The full detail of the role of a Clinical Research Specialty Lead can be found in the attached job description and guidance document. If you are interested in this post and would like an informal discussion ahead of a formal application please contact one of the following:

Heather Phillips, Research Delivery Manager:

Karen Tibbenham, Deputy Research Delivery Manager:

Formal applications received via NHS Jobs, please attach a short CV

Closing date for applications:  5 pm on 24 September 2019

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This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service.

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