Research Nurse (Paediatric Team)

3 days left

Location
Oxford
Salary
£28,660 - £34,189
Posted
08 Aug 2019
Closes
22 Aug 2019
Sector
Child Health

Research Nurse (Paediatric Team) (Job ref: 142300) Oxford Vaccine Group, Churchill Hospital, Department of Paediatrics, University of Oxford. University Academic Related Grade 6: £28,660 - £34,189 with a discretionary range to £37,345 p.a.

Would you like a nursing role which doesn’t involve shift work? Are you ready for a change? Why not consider research nursing at the Oxford Vaccine Group? The Oxford Vaccine Group (OVG) are seeking enthusiastic Nurses to join the Paediatric Research Nurse Team, all training is provided so no experience in research is necessary.

The role is essential to the management and delivery of the research studies.  You will visit participants and their family at their home to discuss the study, obtain blood or swab samples, and administer study and routine vaccines. Venepuncture and immunisation training will be provided. Applicants should have good communication and organisational skills with good attention to detail. This role would include some weekend and evening working.

OVG conducts world-leading research into creating new and optimising existing vaccines for children and adults. Our research has led to the much-anticipated introduction of the Meningitis B vaccine for babies into the UK vaccination schedule, but also focuses on global health. Currently there is much research into prevention of RSV.   Initially 12 months fixed term contract (37.5 hr week), extension likely but it is subject to external funding available.

Applications close: 22 August 2019, 12.00 noon.  To discuss the post in more detail please contact Hannah Robinson, Clinical Delivery Lead: 01865 611400 or hannah.robinson@paediatrics.ox.ac.uk

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