13 Jan

Children Research Nurse Jobs Vacancy at Southampton University Hospitals Nhs Trust Southampton

Children Research Nurse
Southampton University Hospitals Nhs Trust
Southampton ENG
13 Jan, 2018 30+ days ago

Southampton University Hospitals Nhs Trust Southampton urgently required following position for Children Research Nurse. Please read this job advertisement carefully before apply. There are some qualifications, experience and skills requirement that the employers require. Does your career history fit these requirements? Ensure you understand the role you are applying for and that it is suited to your skills and qualifications.

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Children Research Nurse Jobs Vacancy at Southampton University Hospitals Nhs Trust Southampton Jobs Details:

Main area Research and Development Grade Band 5 Contract Permanent Hours Full Time 37.5 hour per week Job ref 188-NM333 Site Southampton General Hospital Town Southampton Salary £22,128 - £28,746 pa Closing 28/01/2018 23:59

Located at Southampton General Hospital and working in partnership with the University of Southampton, we are dedicated to providing high quality, patient centred clinical research within a state-of-the-art clinical research facility.

We currently have fantastic opportunities for dynamic and motivated children’s nurses to join our clinical research teams. If you are a nurse who takes pride and ownership in giving a high standard of child and family centred care, with or without any previous research experience, this could be a very interesting opportunity for you

Working as part of a research team, you will have regular contact with patients and healthy children volunteering to take part in research that could make a real difference to future patient care. This exciting work covers a range of studies across all clinical specialties. We undertake drug trials, studies that look at different interventions, studies that help us understand how the body works, how genes or lifestyle choices affect health, and studies that help us more fully understand chronic diseases or acute infections. The well-being, safety and happiness of the children taking part in research here is at the heart of all we do, as is our confidence that the data we provide is accurate and reproducible.

These are some of the things our research nurses like about this job (in their own words)

  • It is a real honour to be a children’s research nurse at the UHS. I work with an outstanding team and the children and families I meet make my job incredibly rewarding.
  • ‘As a new nurse to research I have enjoyed being part of a very dedicated and knowledgeable team who are always very supportive and aim to practice the highest standards of evidence based nursing. Their dedication to participants is very remarkable’
  • Being a children’s research nurse has brought me many opportunities for development – professionally and personally. No day is the same – I love the variety.
  • Research allows us to be part of the patient’s journey through their hospital admission. Research gives patients and their families the opportunity to improve future care and treatment and gives them the knowledge that something is being done to help future patients.
  • ‘seeing treatments translate from research to practice’
  • ‘being a research nurse gives me more time to spend with the patient and their families’
  • ‘opportunities to listen and learn from experts passionate about their subject – gives a real vision for the future’
  • ‘ I love it that patients love to come for their appointments with us’
  • ‘True partnership – working with patients to improve healthcare’

Following a robust induction and full research training you will collaborate with multidisciplinary teams, implementing studies to translate scientific discoveries into improved patient outcomes.

Our team of children’s research nurses facilitate research studies across our National Institute for Health Research infrastructure including an NIHR Welcome Trust Clinical Research Facility (CRF), and Southampton Biomedical Research Centre (BRC) .

Successful applicants can expect an excellent friendly working environment, professional support and development opportunities.

Nothing beats an informal visit though, so please contact Jane or Liz, who will be delighted to speak with you and arrange a visit.

Please be advised that this vacancy may close earlier than stated if large numbers of applications are received.

Due to the volume of applications we receive, we are unable to acknowledge receipt of your application. If you have not heard from us within four weeks of the closing date of this post, please presume that you have not been selected for interview.

Applicants from University Hospitals Southampton NHS Foundation Trust whose posts are considered to be ‘At Risk’ will be given prior consideration for this post

Our Trust runs the return to practice course each year for nurses who have been out of the profession and wish to return. To find out more please visit our website:


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Getting to Work

Application can be made for parking on site at UHS or through one of the park and ride schemes. This will be based on specific criteria to determine eligibility for site parking as this can be very limited. UHS encourages staff to utilise other green methods of getting to work such as cycling or walking where possible. UHS is well connected through bus services to the city centre and other areas.

Please note that we will not accept any applications or queries via agencies, under any circumstances.

Our staff are positive about working at UHS and rate us above average compared to other NHS Trusts in the Staff Attitude Survey. We are rated strongly on a number of areas including teamwork, communication and engagement.

Equality remains at the centre of all Trust policy making, service delivery and employment practice with all employees being given equality of opportunity to develop, apply for promotion and have working arrangements that enable them to achieve a manageable work-life balance.

The Trust actively promotes a work environment free from harassment and discrimination and provides training for managers and staff to ensure this happens. The Trust also closely monitors recruitment activity, training and development and employment practices to ensure equality of practice with regard to race, colour, ethnic or national origin, religion or belief, gender, sexual orientation, disability, marital status and age.

As a service provider the Trust ensures equality of access and delivery of our services through the provision of interpreter services, facilities for the disabled and sensitivity for patients' ethnic and religious differences and needs.

Relocating to Southampton

If you are thinking of moving to the Hampshire area, please find below a link to our website which offers guidance on finding accommodation:


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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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