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Research Services Manager

NHS AfC: Band 7

Main area
Research & Development
NHS AfC: Band 7
Full Time: 37.5 hours per week
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Norwich Research Park, Norwich
£31,696 - £41,787 per annum
03/06/2018 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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* Based at Quadram Institute , Norwich Research Park, Norwich *

Undertaking clinical research to improve treatment and care of patients is a cornerstone for Norfolk and Norwich University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust (NNUH).  NNUH is in the process of expanding and developing its research. The Research Services Manager is a pivotal role and with the R&D Team of 16 that they lead, they form the heart of the research department and are key to the success of research at the hospital.

With many changes and improvements underway, this is an exciting time to join the senior leadership of the research department and to lead the R&D team

The purpose of the role of Research Services Manager is to manage the operational research support services within the R&D function for NNUH and to ensure the provision of high quality and facilitative research support services for the research community. These services include seeking funding, support for regulatory applications and other approvals, preparing studies to start and as studies progress, helping researchers and their teams to ensure they comply with legal and regulatory requirements.  In addition to helping researchers, the Research Services Manager has an important role in overseeing the research conducted at NNUH and providing assurance of compliance with legal and regulatory requirements as well as performance against national and local targets and standards. They also have a key role in working with the Research Matron, colleagues in University of East Anglia (UEA), the Norwich Clinical Trials Unit (NCTU) and other partners, through the umbrella of the (virtual) Joint Research Organisation (JRO) to maintain effective partnership working and the joint quality management system (SOPs etc) .

To support the delivery of a high quality, safe and compassionate healthcare service, all staff are expected to act as a role model to others in all aspects of their work and consistently demonstrate NNUH’s ‘PRIDE’ values of People focused, Respect, Integrity, Dedication and Excellence

Hours of work : Full time: 37.5 hours per week

Opening Date for Applications: 11th May 2018

Closing Date for Applications: 3rd June 2018

 Interview date : Thursday 21st June 2018

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Applicant requirements

You must have appropriate UK professional registration.

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Further details / informal visits contact

Sally Burtles - Interim Research Operations Manager

tel : 0780 254 5632

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If you have problems applying, contact

01603 287578