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Head and Neck Research Nurse

Band 6

Main area
Band 6
Fixed Term - 1 year
Full Time - 37.5 hours per week
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Royal Marsden NHS Foundation Trust
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The Royal Marsden, Sutton
Sutton, Greater London
£30,550 - £40,105 pa inc
27/03/2018 23:59

As a Band 6 research nurse in the head and neck unit, the post holder will work under the supervision of the senior and lead research nurse or Study Site Coordinators (SSC) within the research team, and has a key role to play in the day-to-day running of clinical trials within the Trust. These trials may be related to anti-cancer treatment (e.g. chemotherapy, radiotherapy, biological therapy, gene therapy or surgery), symptom management or some other aspect of cancer care, such as screening. 

Central to the role are the recruitment, education and monitoring of patients entering a clinical trial. Working closely with the principal investigator and members of the multidisciplinary team, s/he will support patients who choose to participate in clinical trials by providing advice and information and acting as the patients’ advocate. An important aspect of the role is the maintenance of accurate and comprehensive records of data derived from the research studies. 

The post holder will be involved in ensuring that any research undertaken within the department safeguards the wellbeing of the patients, and is conducted within ICH Good Clinical Practice Guidelines for Research.

The research nurse may contribute to the development of the trial design and has a key role in incorporating the patients and nurses perspective. Liaison with pharmaceutical companies and academic institutions during trial development will be required.

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Applicant requirements

You must have appropriate UK professional registration.

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

Tara Hurley
Lead Research Nurse
020 8642 6011 ext. 1743

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