Senior Research Healthcare Support Worker


University Hospitals Bristol and Weston NHS Foundation Trust
Location 

Bristol

Employment Hours 

Full Time

Employment Type 

Permanent

Salary 

£22,816 - £24,336 per annum pro rata

Job Highlights
  • An exciting opportunity for permanent post for a senior Healthcare Support Worker to be part of University Hospitals Bristol and Weston NHS Foundation Trust’s Women’s and Children’s Research Unit supporting and delivering high quality clinical research studies.
  • The post holder will assist research nurses in venepuncture and sampling handling, data handling and research documentation.
  • The successful post holder will work with the Women's and Children's research unit working alongside the research nurses.
Job Requirements/Description

An exciting opportunity for permanent post for a senior Healthcare Support Worker to be part of University Hospitals Bristol and Weston NHS Foundation Trust’s Women’s and Children’s Research Unit supporting and delivering high quality clinical research studies. The unit is currently covering clinical trials across all specialities in Bristol Royal Hospital for Children.

Main duties of the job

The successful post holder will work with the Women's and Children's research unit working alongside the research nurses, supporting Principal Investigators in the setup and delivery of both clinical trials and non-interventional NIHR portfolio trials including an expanding portfolio in all Paediatric Clinical Specialities across UHBW. The research/post holder will be based between the Education Centre and Clinical Research Facility within the Bristol Royal Hospital for Children as part of the wider W&C Research unit and work in collaboration with their colleagues based within UHBW.

Research studies are delivered within the trust across seven days of the week and throughout 24 hours of each day. There will need to be some flexibility in work patterns in order to deliver this service if the studies require.

The post holder will assist research nurses in venepuncture and sampling handling, data handling and research documentation. They will assist the research delivery team in all aspects of research activities. 

Working for our organisation

University Hospitals Bristol and Weston NHS Foundation Trust (UHBW) is one of the largest acute Trusts in the country, bringing together a combined workforce of over 13,000 staff and over 100 different clinical services across 10 different sites, serving a core population of more than 500,000 people across South West England.

UHBW has been rated by the CQC as ‘Good’ overall and our staff are proud to deliver excellent care to the people of Bristol, Weston and beyond. As a forward-thinking multi-award winning Trust and a digital exemplar committed to improving patient care, our world-leading research and innovations are having a positive local and global impact. Our hospitals are spread across Bristol and Weston, join us and you can enjoy the very best of both worlds; city living within a stone’s throw of the countryside or beside the seaside, both with easy access to all that the South West has to offer. UHBW is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults. As an equal opportunities employer actively working towards a diverse workforce we aim to recruit and retain a workforce which represents the rich diversity of the local population at all levels and are committed to designing our services around the needs of individual patients and those around them. Anonymous information will be used from your application in order to ensure we’re meeting our pledge.

University Hospitals Bristol and Weston NHS Foundation Trust
Location 

Bristol

Employment Hours 

Full Time

Employment Type 

Permanent

Salary 

£22,816 - £24,336 per annum pro rata

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