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Researach & Development
NHS AfC: Band 4
One Year Fixed Term Contract
Full time: 37.5 hours per week
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United Lincolnshire Hospitals NHS Trust
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Lincoln County Hospital
£21,089 - £23,761 pa
01/03/2020 23:59

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Assistant Research Practitioner

NHS AfC: Band 4

We have an exciting opportunity for a Band 4 Assistant Research Practitioner to

work within the Cardiology Research and Development team at Lincoln County hospital.  The

Lincolnshire Clinical Research Facility (CRF) was established in 2005 to promote and deliver

commercial and non-commercial studies across the United Lincolnshire Hospitals Trust.

The main objective of the CRF is to facilitate, co-ordinate, support and manage clinical

trials to be conducted across the spectrum of diseases.


We are looking for an enthusiastic flexible person to join our research team who will work

closely with  cardiology research nurses/officers, CRF manager, consultants, the  Research

and Innovation support department and CRF Director to provide necessary high quality

administrative support producing reports for the cardiovascular research programme.

The successful candidate  will support the  coordination of clinical trial  administration and

data collection delivering aspects of direct patient care in compliance with Good Clinical

Research Practice and Trust values to ensure that the highest quality research delivery is

afforded to patients and carers at all times.


The successful candidate will be willing to undertake training and to provide support to the

Research Nurses for venepuncture, ECGs and processing and shipment of clinical specimens

for the conduct of our clinical trials.  It is essential to be able  to use a keyboard with a high

degree of speed and accuracy for typing, database maintenance/design and inputting of

information onto Medway and clinical trial systems.


The successful candidate will benefit from working within a dedicated friendly research team

with access to support and training to develop their skills within research.



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Applicant requirements

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service.

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Further details / informal visits contact

For further information about the post or to arrange an informal visit, please contact a

member of the Cardiology Research Team:  Claire Hewitt Tel: 01522 582771

Karen Jackson-Lawrence Tel: 01522 512512 Ext 2921 or the LCRF Manager

Isobel Thomas Tel: 01205 446016.