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Paediatric Research Nurse

Band 5

Main area
Research and Development
Band 5
Full Time 37.5 hours per week
Job ref
Cambridge University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
Employer type
Addenbrookes Hospital-R&D
£23,023 to £29,608 p.a. pro rata
18/11/2018 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.

How about a “punt” in Cambridge?

Do you fancy a new challenge in the exciting and innovative world of clinical research? Come to our newly refurbished paediatric research facility at the heart of the new Cambridge Clinical Research Centre (CCRC). We are waiting for an enthusiastic registered paediatric nurse with an interest in clinical research to join our fabulous team.

You will have the required paediatric skills to care for children and young people. You will be responsible for the coordination and oversight of research studies/clinical trials involving children/young people and their families within the CCRC.

You may be caring for adult participants under the supervision of an adult trained nurse.

You will be responsible for the assessment of care needs and the development, implementation and evaluation of care, using agreed frameworks during research studies and participate in the co-ordination of research studies within the CCRC.

This post involves shift patterns, including internal rotation onto night duty to ensure 24 hour cover (including bank holidays).

Research experience not essential as full training will be given.

Why choose Cambridge University Hospitals?

  • Our values and reputation for outstanding care
  • Opportunities to experience a range of specialities
  • Career and development opportunities
  • Research experience and opportunities
  • £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)


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

Informal visits are essential. Please contact Anne Elmer, Senior Research Sister or Lorinda Pickup on 01223 596048

If you have problems applying, contact

01223 217038