Senior clinical trial assistant

University Hospital Southampton NHS Foundation Trust - More jobs by this advertiser

We currently have a position within our Respiratory research team for a senior clinical trials assistant.  Working in this team you will help to provide administrative, clinical and organisational assistance for new and existing multi-centre studies.  A flexible, enthusiastic and professional individual is therefore required for this position. You will also provide organisational and administrative support to the Senior research sister in the team, using your skills to help deliver research trials in a timely manner.


This role will provide regular contact with patients and healthy volunteers and involves research that will make a real difference to future patient care. This exciting opportunity will cover a range of respiratory studies including asthma, COPD, cystic fibrosis and idiopathic lung disease. 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 understand further chronic diseases or acute infections. The well-being and safety of our research patients/ participants is at the heart of all we do as is our confidence that the data we provide is accurate and reproducible.


This full-time position requires the post-holder to: To provide clinical support for trials and research studies. To provide administrative and data management support. To coordinate volunteer recruitment and management in clinical trials. Work collaboratively with research nurses in providing specialist research and clinical care to research participants.Assist in implementation of research programmes.Provide patient care and record patient information


Applicants must have:

Completed Care Certificate or NVQ 3 / foundation degree in a Health Care  related subject. Significant relevant experience in a patient  facing health care clinical role. Administrative experience

IT literate in Microsoft Office software [including Word and Excel]

Experience of data management. Interest in clinical research and attention to detail.


As a Trust, we support flexible working where the needs of the service allow and you’ll have an opportunity to discuss this at interview.


Closing date for applications is Wednesday, 18 September 2019.

Interviews will be held on Friday, 27 September 2019.

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:   Information on Southampton as a place to live and enjoy   See what fantastic training and development we have on offer at UHS   learn about the Trust through visiting our YouTube channel 

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.

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University Hospital Southampton NHS Foundation Trust

Southampton, Hampshire (United Kingdom)

Phone: +44 123456789

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11 September 2019
Location: United Kingdom Hampshire $1
Salary: £21,089 - £23,761 GBP per year
Healthcare and Medical
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