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Clinical Trials Accelerator Platform Co-Ordinator

NHS AfC: Band 6

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Research & Innovation
NHS AfC: Band 6
Fixed Term / Secondment - 3 years
Part Time: 15 hours per week
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Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital
£26,565-£35,577 per annum, pro rata
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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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** Fixed Term / Secondment opportunity - 3 years **

The Norfolk & Norwich University Hospital NHS Foundation Trust has recently become a Clinical Trials Accelerator Platform centre along with several other CF centres around the UK. The Clinical Trials Accelerator Platform is a new programme of work, being led by the Cystic Fibrosis Trust. Through the formation of research collaboration, the Trials Accelerator aims to help increase access to clinical research opportunities for people with Cystic Fibrosis.

The Norfolk & Norwich University Hospital NHS Foundation Trust run a portfolio of national and multicentre randomised controlled trials, and targeted treatments in the area of Cystic Fibrosis. To reflect our new membership to the Trials Accelerator and our on-going expansion of our trials portfolio, we require a Trial Coordinator to oversee the day-to-day management of Trial Accelerator supported clinical trials. 

As post holder, you will be a First Level Registered Nurse RN (Adult / Child) or a Clinical Trials Practitioner and possess experience in research including the set-up and running of studies, liaising with external Clinical Trials Associates and Industry Partners, have excellent communication and interpersonal skills, the ability to work autonomously, be well organised, be assertive and a strong patient advocate and have a flexible approach towards teamwork and patient / family involvement. You will be instrumental in implementing study objectives and will be involved in ensuring that research undertaken safeguards the well-being of patients and is undertaken within ICH Good Clinical Practice Guidelines.

The Trial Coordinator will work closely with members of the local CF clinical and research team in addition to the Head of the Clinical Trial Accelerator Platform at the Cystic Fibrosis Trust and Trial Coordinators at other Trial Accelerator centres.  The trial co-ordinator will be expected to work closely with both the Adult and Paediatric CF clinical teams

Key responsibilities of the post will include overseeing the efficient set up and delivery of commercial Cystic Fibrosis clinical trials, ensuring timely accrual and high quality data collection. 

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 : 15 hours per week, to include occasional evenings and weekends 

** If you are considering applying for this post on a secondment basis, please discuss with your Line Manager prior to applying to ascertain whether this could be supported. **

Opening Date for Applications: 8th May 2018

Closing Date for Applications: 20th May 2018

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Applicant requirements

You must have appropriate UK professional registration.

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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Further details / informal visits contact

Melissa Cambell-Kelly - Research Matron

tel : 01603 646102


If you have problems applying, contact

01603 287578