Senior Research Nurse, Aberdeen Royal Infirmary - NS046619

Job reference: 046619

Location: Aberdeen Royal Infirmary

Job closing date: 05/05/2021

Job posted date: 21/04/2021

Salary: Band 7 (£39,693 - £46,467)

Employment type: Fixed-term

Job Type: Nursing and Midwifery

Hours of work: 37.5

Department: Research & Development

Employer (NHS Board) : NHS Grampian

We are seeking to appoint a Senior Research Nurse, to lead our some of our established research nurse teams in NHS Grampian. The post is particularly suitable for a nurse keen to apply their clinical expertise in various research departments and wish to develop their leadership skills. The post holder will lead the day to day co-ordination of a dedicated and motivated clinical research team of research nurses. The research portfolio in NHS Grampian has grown over recent years and this role will be pivotal in supporting this expanding portfolio and there are ever pressing demands to recruit participants to studies in a timely manner The post will involve working closely with the Lead Research Nurse in R&D to ensure studies in the research portfolio are covered and to improve patient recruitment into trials. They will ensure adherence to research legislation, policy and guidelines and facilitate overall improvements in the care of research participants and quality of research data collected. The post holder will provide support to the Lead Research Nurse, undertaking line management of the team of research nurses and supervising research nurse activity. Other responsibilities include deputising for the Lead Research Nurse and contributing to the research nurse management strategy in NHS Grampian.

The successful candidate will be a registered nurse with a degree or equivalent experience in clinical research. An ability to lead and motivate a team, to work well with multidisciplinary research teams and a high level of organisation and interpersonal skills are essential requirements for this post.

Those interested in applying are strongly encouraged to contact Carole Edwards (Lead Research Nurse) to find out more about this exciting opportunity.

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