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Clinical Research Assistant | University Hospitals of Leicester NHS Trust

Job details
Posting date: 15 April 2021
Salary: Not specified
Additional salary information: £21,892 - £24,157 per annum
Hours: Full time
Closing date: 15 May 2021
Location: Leicester, LE5 4QF
Company: University Hospitals of Leicester
Job type: Permanent
Job reference: 3075133/358-3075133-COR

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Summary


Are you looking for a new challenge? Join the research team at UHL.

This is a unique and exciting opportunity for a keen health professional to join the Research & Innovation (R&I) research workforce at University Hospitals of Leicester.

University Hospitals of Leicester hosts the NIHR Leicester Biomedical Research Centre and the NIHR Clinical Research Facilities including the Hope Facility, a centre of excellence in oncology and haematology research and the Clinical Renal Research Unit, a leading centre in national recruitment of patients in clinical trials. In partnership with University of Leicester and Loughborough University, University Hospitals of Leicester NHS Trust have been awarded a total of £12.7 million from 2017-2022 for a Biomedical Research Centre (BRC) and a Clinical Research Facility (CRF) by the National Institute for Health Research (NIHR). The five year funding package will see the continuation of specialist research in respiratory, cardiovascular and lifestyle research whilst the CRF will support the continuation of research programmes across other areas such as emergency care, MSK, gastroenterology, hepatology, dementia, renal, surgery, children and women.

We offer an outstanding infrastructure for research, key strengths are:
• The Leicester Diabetes Centre is committed to growing international research, education and innovation, and is one of the largest facilities in Europe for conducting first class clinical research in diabetes.
• A cardiovascular translational medicine facility (TMF)
• Clinical Research Facilities (cardiovascular, respiratory, lifestyle) including renal research satellite dialysis sites
• A state of the art imaging service
• A strong informatics platform
• The Leicester Cardiovascular Bio-resource (LCB).
• The Hope Clinical Trials Facility is a dedicated area for patients participating in clinical research studies, particularly those at the early stages of development.
• The Research Space (Adult & Children) is a dedicated day care research area providing the highest quality research support facilities and service for the benefit of all patients within the NHS

All research facilities are designed to deliver clinical effectiveness, safety and a positive patient/volunteer experience in a consistent way.

You will be joining the Research Delivery Team and work on a variety of projects across the 3 sites at UHL.


This advert closes on Wednesday 28 Apr 2021

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