Current vacancies at the Trust

Clinical Trial Officer

Band 5

Main area
Clinical Research Network
Band 5
37.5 hours per week
Job ref
Guy's and St Thomas' NHS Foundation Trust
Employer type
£26,554 - £34,495 p.a inc. HCA
02/07/2017 23:59

Join us and become part of the most engaged workforce of any NHS trust in England, according to the latest national NHS Staff Survey results – for the second year running.

You will be joining a dynamic and forward-looking organisation in the heart of the capital where you can develop your career and broaden your horizons.

We think you will enjoy working for us but you don’t have to take our word for it – 79% of staff who took part in the latest national NHS Staff Survey would recommend Guy’s and St Thomas’ as a place to work.

Due to the expansion of the South London Clinical Research Network Research Portfolio, we are looking for 3 enthusiastic and highly motivated people to join the Flexible Delivery Staff in Division 1 (Cancer) as Clinical Trials Officer. The post holder must have a professional approach to work and demonstrate an interest in delivering a high level of administration for the wider research team across sites in the South London network.

Key duties include data management, Investigator Site File maintenance, trial portfolio spreadsheet maintenance, requesting histology samples, and working collaboratively with the clinical trials team and the wider multidisciplinary team in the management of research patients.

The post holder will be expected show initiative and work well as part of a team. Excellent communication skills (both written and verbal) are essential and the role requires the ability to work both independently and with others to inspire trust and confidence. The post-holder will work flexibly across the South London network.

They will help ensure that any research undertaken within the Network safeguards the well-being of the patients and is conducted according to Good Clinical Practice (GCP), the Medicines for Human Use (Clinical Trial) Regulations 2004, and Amended Regulations 2006.

In conjunction with the other members of the team, they will facilitate the increase in recruitment into the CRN: South London Division 1 portfolio and promote the production of good quality research across the network.

Although the post holder will work primarily within Division 1, The post holder will be required to work flexible across sites within the CRN: South London geography. This role will be matrix managed. The post-holder will be based at Guy’s Hospital with frequent travel across the region. For informal enquiries / informal visits please contact Abigail Kusi-Appouh on via email on

Interview Date : week commencing 17th July 2017.

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Applicant requirements

Applications from job seekers who require Tier 2 sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. However, non-EEA candidates may not be appointed to a post if a suitably qualified, experienced and skilled EU/EEA candidate is available to take up the post as the employing body is unlikely, in these circumstances, to satisfy the resident labour market test. UK Visas and Immigration (UKVI) requires employers to complete this test to show that no suitably qualified EEA or EU worker can fill the post. For further information please visit the UKVI website. From 6 April 2017, Tier 2 skilled worker applicants, applying for entry clearance into the UK, must present a criminal record certificate from each country they have resided continuously or cumulatively for 12 months or more in the past 10 years. Adult dependants (over 18 years old) will also be subject to this requirement. Guidance can be found here Criminal Records Checks for Overseas Applicants.

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

The main telephone number for recruitment is 0207 188 1700.