Clinical Research Fellow in Cardiology

Basingstoke, Hampshire
ST1-8 (£37,171 - £47,132 + enhancements) Pro Rata
29 Sep 2019
15 Oct 2019
Career Level
Contract Type
Fixed Contract
Full Time

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Role Description:

To work as part of a team to co-ordinate, manage and deliver Clinical Trials within HHFT.

To be responsible for co-ordinating, delivering and maintaining a high standard of day-to-day clinical care for all patients eligible for and recruited into Clinical Trials within HHFT

To provide support to study Senior Research Fellows, Principal Investigators, Clinical

Research Lead(s), and ultimately the Trust Director of Research in delivering high quality clinical research, and to provide clinical leadership to the ward team.

To recruit patients into Clinical Trials designated as ‘portfolio’ studies by the NIHR Clinical Research Network.

To work as part of the medical research team in providing general medical cover as part of the on-call rota in medicine/surgery as appropriate

What we look for:

  • Strong interpersonal and presentation skills
  • Skill with working with cross-functional teams
  • Ability to act and ensure delivery
  • Responsive and flexible attitude and approach
  • For further full details on what is required and what we look for in a candidate please see the job description

What we Offer:

The post offers an excellent opportunity for experience in both clinical cardiology and cardiology research. In addition, the post allows for research orientated conferencing within the UK, Europe and North America, funded either by the sponsor, or by a research control fund. Previous post holders have achieved a high level of competence in their desired discipline in cardiology and have gone on to achieve training numbers or further research leading to MD.


Who we are: The research team currently comprises of a Primary Investigator, a cardiology research nurse and a research fellow in post.

Cardiology at HHFT have undertaken more than 40 different studies since 1999 in all aspects of cardiology, including single-centre research, University based research at multiple centres and predominantly research linked to large pharmaceutical companies.

About the trust:

The vision at Hampshire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust is to provide outstanding care for every patient. We serve a population of nearly 600,000 people across Hampshire and West Berkshire as well as some people who access our specialist services from across the country.

Created in January 2012 the Foundation Trust prioritises the provision of exceptional, compassionate, care delivered by the valued staff working in a culture of collaboration and mutual respect. HHFT employs circa 6,000 people and had a turnover of £382m in 17/18

Four core values (CARE) Compassion, Accountability, Respect and Encourage. These are in place to support of four clear objectives, provide outstanding care of patients, empowering all members of staff, sustainable growth and innovating for the future.