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Study Support Service Facilitator

Band 5

Main area
Research and Development
Band 5
37.5 hours per week
Job ref
Guy's and St Thomas' NHS Foundation Trust
Employer type
£29,057 - £36,134 per annum, inc HCA
22/09/2019 23:59
Interview date

Guy’s and St Thomas’ is among the UK’s busiest and most successful NHS foundation trusts. We provide a full range of hospital and community services for people in Lambeth, Southwark and Lewisham, as well as specialist care for patients from further afield including cancer, renal, orthopaedic and cardiovascular services.

Guy’s is home to the largest dental school in Europe and a £160 million Cancer Centre opened in 2016. As part of our commitment to provide care closer to home, in 2017 we also opened a cancer centre and a kidney treatment centre at Queen Mary’s Hospital in Sidcup. St Thomas’ has one of the largest critical care units in the UK and one of the busiest emergency departments in London. It is also home to Evelina London Children’s Hospital.

The commitment of our 17,100 staff is key to our success. We are one of the largest local employers and we aim to develop and support all our staff so they are able to deliver high quality, safe and efficient care. The 2018 NHS staff survey results show that we have one of the most engaged and motivated workforces in the NHS. We know this has a positive impact on the care provided to our patients.

The Study Support Service Facilitator forms part of the Clinical Research Network (CRN) South London Study Support Service team who, as a collective, are responsible for supporting research teams, R&D Departments and Industry Sponsors through the NIHR Study Support Service elements:
- Early Contact and Engagement
- Site Identification
- Optimising Delivery (National Study Delivery Assessment and Site Intelligence)
- Effective Study Start-up
-Performance Monitoring.

The role is responsible for delivering the Network’s responsibilities for NIHR Portfolio studies in relation to the National Industry feasibility service which is provided to  commercial Sponsors of research and feasibility services for non-commercial NIHR Portfolio studies.

The post holder will demonstrate exceptional communication and negotiation skills gained within a clinical research or project management post, be an effective project and people manager and have highly developed organisational skills. S/he will assist the Study Support Service Team to ensure that CRN South London provides a high quality research service as defined by national standards in order to assist the facilitation, promotion, set-up and commencement of NIHR portfolio studies to open new sites.

For further details: Joanna O'Reilly Industry Performance Project Manager

Closing Date: Sunday 22nd September 2019 at Midnight

Interviews will be held on Wednesday 2nd October 2019

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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.

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Further details / informal visits contact

Joanna O'Reilly

Industry Performance Project Manager

The main telephone number for recruitment is 0207 188 1700.

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