Palliative and Supportive Care Research Nurse - 046108 - vacancy expired

Job reference: 046108

Location: Western General Hospital

Job closing date: 15/03/2021

Job posted date: 01/03/2021

Salary: Band 6 (£31,800 - £39,169)

Employment type: Fixed-term

Job Type: Nursing and Midwifery

Hours of work: 22.5

Department: SCRN Clinical Research

Employer (NHS Board) : NHS Lothian


Fixed term for two years.

22.5 hours per week - salary will be pro rata

NHS Lothian is committed to encouraging equality and diversity among our workforce, and eliminating unlawful discrimination. The aim is for our workforce to be truly representative and for each employee to feel respected and able to give their best.

To this end, NHS Lothian welcomes applications from all sections of society.

***PLEASE NOTE: We cannot accept late applications so please ensure your application is submitted early***


Applications are invited for a part time research nurse to support the Palliative Medicine Research Team within the Scottish Cancer Research Network.


You will be responsible for the recruitment, care and treatment of patients involved in clinical trials.


The post holder will need to work with a high degree of independence, interpreting protocols and caring for this patient group. You will work closely with other research nurses, clinicians, data managers and the multidisciplinary team throughout the SCAN region. This involves attendance and input at multidisciplinary meetings and clinics. Occasional travel out with Edinburgh to study meetings or to other hospitals in the region may be required.


This is an exciting opportunity for a highly motivated nurse with experience in a related specialty who would like the opportunity to work within the Scottish Cancer Research Network. You should have experience in clinical research and be educated to degree level (or working towards). The post holder should have excellent inter-personal and communication skills, knowledge of the research process including ICH/GCP guidelines, and evidence of continuous personal, professional and academic development. Attention to detail is essential and IT skills would be advantageous. You must be able to demonstrate flexibility and adaptability to an ever-changing working environment.


This is an exposure prone post


Informal visits are strongly encouraged, if you would like to arrange this or discuss the post in more detail, please contact Heather McVicars on 0131 537 2100 or heather.mcvicars@nhslothian.scot.nhs.uk

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