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Research Nurse (Fixed Term)

The Department of Radiology is looking to appoint a Research Nurse to work with the Department's full-time Research Nurse on the various on-going clinical trials (e.g. cancer studies as well as other imaging studies). This new post is funded by NIHR Biomedical Research Cambridge Centre (BRC).

The role holder will assist in the recruitment of patients to imaging studies within Radiology and will help coordinate clinic visits and imaging examinations for such patients. S/he will assist in accurate record keeping with particular reference to case report files and databases and will assist with monitoring visits and to liaise closely with and be the first point of contact for all recruited patients.

Previous involvement in research/clinical studies is desirable. Experience of dealing with members of the public and a willingness to work as part of a team are essential. The successful applicant will be expected to work within the framework of Good Clinical Practice.

Informal enquiries about this post may be directed to Miranda Townsend

The post is full-time but applications are welcome from those who would like to work flexibly.

Fixed-term: The funds for this post are available until 31 March 2022 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. The covering letter should outline how you match the criteria for the post and why you are applying for this role. 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: 8th August 2018

Interview Date: w/c 3rd September 2018

Please quote reference RQ16120 on your application and in any correspondence about this vacancy.

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