UHB is one of the largest teaching hospital trusts in England, serving a regional, national, and international population.
Our multiple sites, Birmingham Heartlands Hospital, the Queen Elizabeth Hospital Birmingham, Solihull Hospital and Community Services, Good Hope Hospital in Sutton Coldfield and Birmingham Chest Clinic allow people to be treated as close to home as possible.
We see and treat more than 2.2 million people every year across our sites and our hospitals deliver more babies than anywhere else in Europe.
We are a regional centre for cancer, bone marrow transplants, trauma, renal dialysis, burns and plastics, HIV and AIDS, as well as respiratory conditions like cystic fibrosis; thoracic surgery and have the largest solid organ transplantation programme in Europe.
We provide a series of highly specialist cardiac, liver and neurosurgery services to patients from across the UK.
We are world-renowned for our trauma care and have developed pioneering surgical techniques in the management of ballistic and blast injuries, including bespoke surgical solutions for previously unseen injuries. We are a designated a Level 1 Trauma Centre and host of the UK’s only £20m National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) Surgical Reconstruction and Microbiology Research Centre (SRMRC).
We have over 20,000 members of staff and we are committed to investing in their development and their health and wellbeing.Please apply early as vacancies may close before the given closing date when sufficient applications are received.
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An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Clinical Trial Coordinator within the Uro-Oncology Cancer Research Team at University Hospitals Birmingham.
We are looking for an enthusiastic Clinical Trials Coordinator to be part of the dynamic multi-disciplinary Uro-Oncology team led by Prof James team working on prostate and bladder clinical trials and contributing directly to cancer research and patient support.
The successful applicant along with the other band 5 already in position will assist with the overall administration of the Uro-Oncology team; have a key role in trial set up for new studies and also with data management for existing studies in collaboration with the existing team of data managers, research nurses and trial coordinators. The administration will include some organization of diaries and travel for senior members of the team.
The Uro-Oncology Group has a growing portfolio of trials including the ground-breaking STAMPEDE trial, innovative bladder cancer trials testing new generation drugs. There is also an exciting outreach project called “It’s a Man Thing” which the successful applicant will support in the set-up and running of. This is aimed at raising awareness of prostate cancer and facilitating early diagnosis via an outreach project (“the Man Van”) in conjunction with QEHB Charity and other external partners. Research evaluation of outcomes will be a key part of this project.
The successful applicant will be responsible for managing a portfolio of clinical trials working collaboratively with the cancer research team and wider multi-disciplinary team.
This post may require data management as well as needing patient or public facing skills. The post requires good communication skills, the ability to develop an understanding of scientific protocols and to work autonomously. An additional important function of this post is to provide leadership, support and supervision to the more junior members of the data management team.
The post holder will assist in ensuring that a high quality service is provided to all trust staff including; divisional managers, corporate managers, and clinical staff and most importantly ensuring that the needs of patients are met at all times.This will be a 12 month full time, fixed term post, due to funding.
All posts involving access to persons in receipt of health services will be subject to a DBS (Disclosure and Barring Service) check.
However, having a criminal record will not necessarily bar you from working with us; this will depend on the nature of the position and the circumstances of your offences.
Disabled applicants, in line with our commitment to 'Two Ticks', will be guaranteed an interview where they meet the essential criteria and declare their disabled status. The Trust will accept applications in other formats where applicants have dis