Clinical Research Nurse Team Leader

  • Salary: Up to £40K per annum
  • REF Number: 00051700
  • Consultant: Russell Oakley
  • Contact: 01246 457709
  • Date Published: 23.09.2021
  • Sector: Non-Specific
  • Location: UK wide, UK Anywhere
  • Discipline: Clinical Research Nursing

CK Group are currently recruiting for a Clinical Research Nurse Team Leader for our client, a healthcare provider based in Cheshire (albeit the role isn't located there). Together we have an exciting opportunity for an experienced research nurse looking for their next challenge.

If you are committed to providing high quality care and interested in a new and exciting role outside of a traditional NHS setting, this could be the post for you.

As the Lead Clinical Research Nurse, you will play a pivotal role in a revolutionary cancer early detection study, comprising of an innovative blood test developed by our client. This ground-breaking test may detect more than 50 types of cancer in the early stages amongst the cohort of 50–77-year-old, healthy participants. The study will take place on a state-of-the-art mobile facility, designed specifically for the purpose of the study. This facility will be your place of work for the duration of the contract. The mobile facility will move around your allocated Cancer Alliance region to allow for a geographical reach of participants. Creating a safe, positive and accessible participant experience is key to the success of the study and therefore the study days will be structured over 6days per week and comprise of two teams, allowing for a consistent 3, 12.5-hour day shifts, with 4 off and no requirement for any night-time work is just one of the many benefits of this fantastic role.

Purpose Working as an integral part of theClinical Services team and the lead Clinical Research Nurse onboard the unit, you will be responsible for the daily running of the facility as well as leading and managing a team of 7-10 Clinical Research Nurses and Practitioners. Unlike other research studies, the recruitment of potential participants will be managed centrally; however, you may be required to support from time to time. Ensuring clinical and regulatory compliance, and that each participant journey and their individual experienceis to the highest standard is vital for this role. You will support the implementation of study objectives and will lead the team in ensuring studies are delivered to time and target. You will work with a wide range of study stakeholders, as well as participants therefore effective communication and team working skills are essential. You will be involved in ensuring that the research undertaken safeguards the well-being of participants and is undertaken within ICH Good Clinical Practice guidelines, and all other applicable research regulations.

We have a number of these positions located at mobile sites in the following locations: North East England (Tyneside/Teesside region) West Mids (mainly the wider Birmingham region) East Mids(Derby to Lincoln) East Anglia (Norfolk, Suffolk and Cambridgeshire)

Experience: RCN registered Nurse with an active PIN essential Clinical Research experience is also essential. Experienced and skilled in the practice of venepuncture – withan up-to-date training history essential. Good Clinical Practice (GCP) training essential.

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