Do you want to make a difference? Are you looking for a new and different career pathway whilst maintaining clinical skills? We have unique opportunities for an enthusiastic administrator to come and join our Trust wide Research Team.
This is an exciting opportunity to join the trust wide research team to help deliver commercial & NIHR portfolio studies, specifically research in neurological degenerative conditions. We are dedicated in providing high quality, patient centred clinical research at Southampton. If you would like to take pride and ownership in giving patients the opportunity to take part in high quality ethical clinical research, this could be a very interesting opportunity for you.
Working in the Trustwide team you will join an enthusiastic, driven and caring team, to help provide support to embedded research teams across the trust for new and existing studies. Our team participates in research within many different specialities and areas across the Trust and there are opportunities to gain knowledge and experience within a speciality.
Enthusiasm, self-motivation, flexibility and drive will be required to ensure the success of this post. You will be involved in supporting all administrative aspects of the research process, including liaising with and arranging appointment times for patients, data entry and management for a variety of databases, meeting planning and general administrative duties. You will need to have an excellent level of written and verbal communication skills and good time management skills with the ability to meet a deadline. Excellent IT skills and advanced Microsoft Word and Excel knowledge are essential. No research experience is necessary as all training and development will be provided; we have an excellent induction and ongoing education programme.
At UHS we have an excellent track record in clinical research. Embedded at the heart of one of the UK's largest acute teaching hospitals, our translational research facilities are where we take discoveries and new treatments into the clinic. With state of the art facilities and a culture aimed at embedding research into everyday practice, improving healthcare for the benefit of patients is at the heart of everything we do. Southampton patients have some of the best access to new therapies and technologies in the UK and our clinical research is advancing the latest discoveries into clinic and community, driving better healthcare and changing people’s lives.
In this role, you can expect a friendly working environment, professional support and the excellent development opportunities that being part of one of the largest teaching trusts in England brings.
We’ve worked hard as a Trust to make improve the efficiency of our services and as a result, we have been rated ated ‘Good’ by the CQC, UHS is one of England's largest acute teaching trusts. In the latest national NHS Staff Survey, we were in the top 10 acute trusts for staff engagement and for staff recommending the hospital as a place to work or receive care.
Southampton is an attractive place to live and work situated on the south coast, with an international airport and only an hour on the train from central London. The New Forest National Park and the beaches of the Jurassic coast are also right on our doorstep. The city offers living costs 20% lower than those in London, 13 schools rated outstanding by Ofsted and 13 nearby green spaces to enjoy.
If you are interested in applying for this role, we would encourage you to get in touch with any questions or if you would like to arrange an informal visit, which is highly encouraged, using the information below.
Interviews for this post will be held on Friday 28 June 2019
For further details / informal visits contact:
Sandra Bartolomeu Pires (Senior Research Nurse)
Tel: 023 81206132