R;amp;D Healthcare Support Worker

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R;amp;D Healthcare Support Worker

R;amp;D Healthcare Support Worker.

We require an individual to join the NHS Fife Research & Development Team to work full time across the organisation to support R&D research nurses and clinical investigators to run research studies within NHS Fife.

Activities will include involvement in supporting and monitoring of research participants and the collection and documentation of accurate research data. You will work collaboratively with local NHS Fife investigators and the wider multi-disciplinary teams in the management of your own caseload of research participants in follow-up, with supervision from the existing R&D research nurses. The post will be supported by the R&D department and based within the Research/Education Centre, Queen Margaret Hospital.

You will be someone with health care experience and attained (or working towards) SVQ3 in healthcare. Research experience is desirable but not essential. You will have a basic knowledge of research principles, including confidentiality, randomisation procedures, informed consent and ethical issues.

Attention to detail, strong organisational and communication skills, good IT skills and a methodical approach are key requirements, along with a proven ability to work as part of a team. Ability to regularly travel throughout NHS Fife is essential.

Applications on a secondment basis will be considered providing you have prior agreement from your current line manager.

For further information please contact : Karen Gray, Lead Nurse, Research and Developmentext 20947.

A requirement of this post is to become a member of the Protection of Vulnerable Groups (PVG) Scheme Prior to appointment.

NHS Fife is legally obliged to ensure all its employees are legally entitled to work in the United Kingdom. All applicants are required to confirm their right to work in the UK in their application. If you are not a United Kingdom (UK), European Community (EC) or European Economic Area National please state the visa...

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