The NPEU Clinical Trials Unit (NPEU CTU) has an exciting opportunity for a Research Nurse to join our team working on a newly funded clinical trial looking at the best way to care for premature babies. You will provide training and support for participating sites, promote and maintain trial interest and motivate staff in participating centres. You will work with the Trial Manager and administrative team to successfully deliver a UK multicentre randomised controlled trial. This is a great opportunity to join a friendly, supportive team leading a training package and to also contribute to wider development work of the Clinical Trials Unit.
The postholder will be based within the Nuffield Department of Population Health (NDPH) which contains world-renowned population health research groups and provides an excellent environment for multi-disciplinary research and teaching.
The NPEU is an internationally recognised, multi-disciplinary research unit based within the NDPH at the University of Oxford, Old Road Campus in Headington, Oxford. The unit undertakes research about pregnancy, childbirth and new-born babies.
The post holder will forge strong relationships with participating sites to ensure recruitment and trial compliance is maintained, data is completed accurately and the trial is carried out according to the protocol. This will involve regular travel throughout the UK to clinical centres.
To be considered, you will be a first level registered nurse with full current NMC registration and experience of working within the specialty of paediatric or neonatal care with evidence of post registration study. You will also have experience of working on a randomised controlled trial or other health care research as well as experience of handling trial data and producing effective management reports.
NHS secondment considered subject to approval from respective organisations.
There will be opportunity for some hybrid office/remote working in line with department guidance.
The post is part time (80% FTE) and fixed term 2 years. The closing date for applications is noon on 3 February 2023, with interviews likely to be held on 21 February 2023.
For informal queries about the position, please contact Kayleigh Stanbury (firstname.lastname@example.org).
You will be required to upload a CV and Supporting Statement as part of your online application. The Supporting Statement should include a cover letter and should also clearly describe how you meet each of the selection criteria listed in the job description.