Research Nurse / Senior Research Nurse

Band 6/7

Main area
Vascular Research
Band 6/7
Fixed term until 31/03/2019 or Secondment
Full Time - 37.5 hours per week
Job ref
Cambridge University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
Employer type
Addenbrookes - R&D
£28,050 - £43,041 p.a. pro rata
24/07/2018 23:59
Interview date



Come Nurse with us…

Cambridge University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust is one of the largest teaching Trusts in the country. It comprises Addenbrooke’s Hospital and the Rosie Hospital. We provide accessible high-quality healthcare for the local people of Cambridge and regional and national specialist services. It’s a great place to nurse, work and live.


You will work on a vibrant hospital campus with a friendly community feel; we have excellent facilities to practise your skills and abilities to support your career pathway and development. Our values of Together – Safe, Kind, Excellent support the delivery of outstanding care. We have a fully electronic patient record system that is improving health-care quality; this is transforming services, improving patient safety and clinical outcomes.


Why choose Cambridge University Hospitals?


  • Our values and reputation for outstanding care
  • Opportunities to experience a range of specialities
  • Career and development opportunities
  • Preceptorship and mentoring programmes delivered by a dedicated clinical education support team
  • Research experience and opportunities
  • £1000 Welcome Subsidy on commencement and up to a further £3000 loan to support your resettlement and contribute towards a deposit or first months’ rent subject to eligibility
  • Lovely location and quality of life
  • Excellent schools/colleges and transport links (road, rail and air)

An exciting opportunity has arisen for either an experienced clinical research nurse (Band 7) or band 6 research nurse to join the Vascular Surgery team at Addenbrooke’s Hospital. The successful candidate will be responsible for coordinating and conducting the GAPS trial and any other relevant vascular studies at Cambridge University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust. This is an NIHR HTA funded multicentre randomised trial to evaluate the role of compression stockings in addition to pharmaco-prophylaxis for the prevention of venous thromboembolism in medium and high risk surgical patients.

The post holder will work with a variety of surgical teams to screen and enrol patients to this important trial. Responsibilities will also include all aspects of trial management, governance and liaison with local clinical / research teams as well as the coordinating trial centre (Imperial College London). The post has NIHR funding until 31st March 2019. Applications are welcomed from enthusiastic and motivated nurses with previous clinical research experience.

Benefits to you

We offer development opportunities and a wide range of benefits including on-site leisure facilities, shopping concourse, day nurseries and access to a great transport system with easy access to airports and rail travel.

For further details of our fantastic benefits please refer to the attachment below - CUH Benefits.

We welcome applications from the Armed Forces.

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Applicant requirements

You must have appropriate UK professional registration.

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

For further information, please contact Mr MS Gohel, Consultant Vascular Surgeon (GAPS trial local PI) or Debbie Read (Research Team Leader CRN).