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Research Nurse (Fixed Term)

An exciting opportunity has arisen to appoint a new Research Nurse post to work in the IBD BioResource team. This will include identifying and recruiting patients newly diagnosed with Crohn's and colitis.

The post-holder will be based in Cambridge alongside both Dr Miles Parkes and the NIHR BioResource national office, and will work closely with the study coordinators and gastro research nurses at Addenbrooke's. This is a multi-faceted and varied role which requires a motivated individual with organisation and communication skills. The role holder will need the capacity to manage competing demands and the ability to build and maintain working relationships with a variety of different staff.

Applicants should be a registered nurse, ideally with knowledge and experience of gastro or research nursing. Computer skills are essential.

Informal queries about the vacancy can be directed to Miles Parkes or

Fixed-term: The funds for this post are available for 2 years 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 also requires NMC Registration 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.

Closing date for applications is the 4th December 2017, with interview dates yet to be confirmed by the department.

Please quote reference RC13923 on your application and in any correspondence about this vacancy.

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