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Clinical Research Fellow

Employer
Cardiff and Vale University Health Board
Location
Cardiff
Salary
Depending on experience The Specialty Registrar salary scale MN37 will apply to this post
Closing date
28 Jun 2024

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Profession
Medical research, Other medical role
Grade
Fellow
Contract Type
Fixed Contract
Hours
Full Time

Job Details

There is an excellent opportunity available at Cardiff and Vale University Health Board. We are looking for a Clinical Research Fellow to join our dedicated team within the Clinical Research Facility.

The successful applicant would be expected to fulfil the obligations of the Clinical Research facility rota, which includes care of patients in the CRF, recruitment of patients to clinical studies in the department. When not allocated to the CRF rota the successful candidate would be conducting research led by supervisors (Mrs Julie Cornish and Professor Torkington). The post would typically be for 24 months with an option of extending to a three year post for a PhD at the agreement of the candidate and supervisors.

Applications are invited from Medical Trainees with a keen interest in Clinical Research to become part of the Research Delivery team at Cardiff & Vale University Health Board. The post holder will perform clinical duties within the Clinical Research Facility. The successful candidate will take up this post for a fixed period of 24 months with a possible extension.

Main duties of the job

The successful applicant would be expected to fulfil the obligations of the Clinical Research facility rota, which includes care of patients in the CRF, recruitment of patients to clinical studies in the department. When not allocated to the CRF rota the successful candidate would be conducting research led by supervisors (Mrs Julie Cornish and Professor Torkington). The post would typically be for 24 months with an option of extending to a three year post for a PhD at the agreement of the candidate and supervisors.

There will be a commitment to occasional out of hours working in the CRF if patients require overnight or long outpatient stays as part of the research study.

About us

Cardiff and Vale University Health Board is one of the largest Integrated Health Boards in the UK, employing over 15,000 staff, providing over 100 specialist services. Working across 6 hospital sites, we have a diverse range of career opportunities to offer. Serving around 500,000 people living in Cardiff and the Vale of Glamorgan, we are focussed on the health and care needs of our local population whilst working with our partners to develop regional services.

Our mission is Caring for People, Keeping People Well, and our vision is that every person's chance of leading a healthy life should be equal. As an organisation we are unashamedly ambitious for our population's health, rising to the challenges of today and tomorrow through our 10-year strategy, Shaping our Future Wellbeing. We are contributing to a healthier Wales with great emphasis placed on innovation and improvement, learning from around the world and leading the way in clinical research. Partnership working is strong at Cardiff and Vale, and we work closely with our staff and our community.

Cardiff, the thriving Welsh capital, is a fantastic city to live and work in with an abundance of sports, arts and cultural attractions. Situated to the west of Cardiff, the Vale of Glamorgan offers a combination of beautiful Welsh countryside and a dramatic natural coastline. Whether city life or rural living, Cardiff and the Vale offers the best of both worlds.

Job description
Job responsibilities

You will be responsible for undertaking the administrative duties associated with the care of patients in the Clinical Research facility and the administration of the department.

The successful applicant will be expected to partake in the teaching commitments of the Surgical and Research and Development Department, including teaching of undergraduates, nursing staff and postgraduate trainees

Person Specification
Qualifications
Essential

  • MBBS or equivalent
  • current GMC certificate

Desirable

  • Intercalated Degree
  • Academic Excellence (Prizes, merits, distinctions)

Experience
Essential

  • Clinical Experience
  • Evidence of participation in Research and Clinical Governance

Desirable

  • Evidence of interest in Colorectal Surgery

Skills
Essential

  • Demonstrable skills in written and spoken English adequate to enable effective communication about medical topics with patients and colleagues
  • Up to date with current medical practices
  • Research and Interests relevant to speciality
  • Teaching Experience

Personal Qualities
Essential

  • Evidence to work both alone and in a team

Other requirements
Essential

  • Satisfactory immigration status for length of contract
  • Satisfactory Health Clearance
  • Satisfactory DBS Clearance

Desirable

  • Ability to speak Welsh

001-MP133.24

 

 

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