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Research Nurse/Midwife (Part Time, Fixed Term)

Applications are invited for a part time Research Nurse/Midwife position (equivalent to NHS band 6), to join the Cambridge Blood and Stem Cell Biobank, which works closely with academic research groups and the regional Haemato-oncology Diagnostic Service at the Cambridge Biomedical Campus.

We are seeking an individual to become a valued member of the research team. You will have good organisational skills, a flexible approach to work, and the ability to work independently as well as part of a team.

The work will involve recruiting expectant mothers and also patients with haematological disorders, taking cord blood after delivery and blood from out-patient clinics. We are establishing a team of dedicated individuals working at Addenbrooke's Hospital and the Rosie Hospital for the Cambridge Blood and Stem Cell Biobank.

The primary aim of the team is to support local researchers and their collaborators in the study of blood development, function and disease. To do this, the successful applicant will also be expected to build relationships with clinical staff and investigate and implement new methods to recruit patients to the study. Experience of research or clinical trials would be advantageous.

The position is part-time, 0.8 FTE.

For all informal enquiries please contact Dr Joanna Baxter on Bhavni Sharma is responsible for this recruitment and can be contacted at

Fixed term: The funds for this post are available until 30 June 2018 in the first instance.

Once an offer of employment has been accepted, the successful candidate will be required to undergo a Disclosure and Barring Service check (enhanced with children and adults' barred lists) and a health assessment. This appointment requires a current registration with the Nursing and Midwifery Council and a Research Passport application.

To apply online for this vacancy, please click on the 'Apply' button below. This will route you to the University's Web Recruitment System, where you will need to register an account (if you have not already) and log in before completing the online application form.

Please ensure that you upload a covering letter and CV in the Upload section of the online application. If you upload any additional documents which have not been requested, we will not be able to consider these as part of your application.

Please include details of your referees, including email address and phone number, one of which must be your most recent line manager.

The closing date for applications is the 30th April 2017 with interviews yet to be confirmed by the department.

Please quote reference RB11988 on your application and in any correspondence about this vacancy.

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