Associate Director of Clinical Research

This job has been Expired
Full TimePermanent
  • Post Date: October 15, 2019
Job Description

St Bartholomew’s Hospital, the oldest hospital site in England, is home to world-leading cardiac and cancer centres, providing state of the art treatment to our patients in the very heart of the City of London. We offer robotic surgery, ECMO, complex electrophysiology and are a leading provider of stem cell transplantation and immunotherapy for cancer treatment. We also are one of the top five busiest Heart Attack Centres in the UK and home to the largest Atrial Fibrillation Ablation centre in Europe.

Our vision is to be a leading and innovative nursing and AHP centre providing exceptional care and patient experience. We are a dedicated, supportive and ambitious team offering excellent training and development opportunities, including a growing nursing and AHP research and clinical academic career programme (internships, MSc, PhDs, post-doctoral opportunities).
The hospital is situated in beautiful surroundings close to St Paul’s Cathedral, has excellent public transport links and is close to a wide range of social and cultural attractions that London has to offer, making St Bartholomew’s Hospital a great place to work!

We seek a dynamic nurse, allied health professional (AHP) or health care scientist (HCS), committed to increasing research capacity and capability in clinical practice to join our growing team. The post-holder will be expected to lead and develop our research in practice programme and devise and implement new initiatives to increase research culture, awareness and evidence-based practice across the nursing, AHP and HCS workforce. If the post-holder has a PhD in a related area, 1-day a week can be allocated for developing own research programme. We would also welcome applications from individuals interested in undertaking a PhD in the future.

Recent improvements has led to a stronger focus on providing Safe and Compassionate care to our patients and this has increased opportunities available to learn, develop and expand your career. We believe that providing excellent education, training and development for our staff is essential. We offer a wide range of benefits for example access to childcare vouchers, home-electronic scheme giving you discounted prices for home –electronics, salary sacrifice for cars, season ticket loans and access to staff discount for local restaurants and gyms

So while we are improving, you can too – within a professionally challenging yet exciting environment
We strive to live by our WeCare values and are committed to promoting inclusion, where every staff member has a sense of belonging. We value our differences and fully advocate, cultivate and support an inclusive working environment where staff treat one another with dignity and respect. We aim to create an equitable working environment where every individual can fulfil their potential.

As an Equal Opportunities Employer we actively support applications from individuals’ who apply under the Guaranteed Interview Scheme and will process your application as appropriate.
We reserve the right to expire vacancies prior to the advertised closing date once a sufficient number of applications has been received and we regret that we are unable to provide notification if your application is unsuccessful.

After applying via NHS Jobs, your submitted application will be imported into our preferred Third party recruitment system. All subsequent information regarding your application will be generated from apps.trac.jobs.

By applying for this post you are agreeing to Barts Heath NHS Trust transferring the information contained in this application to its preferred applicant management system. If you are offered a job, information will also be transferred into the national NHS Electronic Staff Records system.

Barts Health is committed to safeguarding the welfare of children and to child protection. The Trust aims to ensure as far as is possible that anyone, paid or unpaid, who seeks to work in our organisation and who gains access to children, is safe to do so. As such, you may be required to undertake a Disclosure and Barring Check as part of the recruitment process if appointed to a post with direct access to children or vulnerable adults.

We take the wellbeing of our staff seriously and we have put in place ways for all staff to freely raise concerns about any issue in complete confidence. From online services to being able to speak one on one with a trained advocate, you will be supported to raise your concerns in a way that is right for you.

Main area:Clinical Research
Grade:Band 8c
Job ref:259-2050348SBH
Site:St Bartholomew’s Hospital

Applicant requirements
You must have appropriate UK professional registration.
The postholder will have access to vulnerable people in the course of their normal duties and as such this post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service to check for any previous criminal convictions.

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