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Research Governance Coordinator

Employer
NHS Blood and Transplant
Location
Bristol, United Kingdom
Salary
GBP 35,392.00 - 42,618.00 per year
Closing date
11 Jun 2024

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Job summary

You will play a pivotal role in ensuring that NHSBT continues to be at the fore-front of research and innovation, in relation to organ donation and transplantation.You will be responsible for assessing research proposals and providing advice to the Senior Management Team regarding which should be supported. You will also work closely with the newly established Research, Innovation and Novel Technologies Advisory Group to build on the current processes and policies and for the transparent and equitable allocation of organs for research. Working with nationally and internationally renowned researchers, you will support the delivery of projects that will increase the number of people whose lives can be saved or dramatically improved through an organ transplant.
Main duties of the job

You will be responsible for being the main point of contact within the Organ Tissue Donation and Transplant (OTDT) Directorate regarding research. You will be required to :Ensure that OTDT has robust systems for considering proposals for research regarding organ donation and transplantation and monitoring progress with approve research and service evaluations. Provide specialised advice to the Senior Management Team on research relating to organ donation and related areas. Supporting research proposals through the NHSBT approval process.Ensuring that research and service evaluation projects approved by NHSBT adhere to internal and legislative requirements, including Human Tissue Authority and ethics approvcal Liaison with and management of internal and external stakeholders and the associated project management of national and international Organ Donation related research projects. Secretariat support for the Research, Innovation and Novel Technologies Advisory Group and associated sub-groups.
About us

At NHS Blood and Transplant, were incredibly proud of the many talented people who come together every day to make our organisation the very best it can be. We have clearly defined values that are centred around offering exceptional care to our donors and their families. We take care of each other too and we focus on building our expertise so we can change lives, provide quality support and offer fulfilling careers.Its an opportunity to contribute to a unique team as part of a service that saves lives 365 days a year. We offer brilliant benefits including 27 days of holiday (plus bank holidays), a comprehensive induction and training programme, and competitive pension scheme.We are passionate about creating an inclusive workplace and aim to reflect the diverse communities we work with and positively encourage applications from all sectors of the community.Three small words, one big difference - Caring, Expert and Quality.Together we'll save and improve more lives than ever

Job description

Job responsibilities

Please view the attached recruitment profile which is a summary of the detailed Job Description and Person Specification.

Please also view the benefits information sheet which details the benefits of working for NHSBT and the hours of work, salary, leave entitlement etc. for this role.

Job description
Job responsibilities

Please view the attached recruitment profile which is a summary of the detailed Job Description and Person Specification.

Please also view the benefits information sheet which details the benefits of working for NHSBT and the hours of work, salary, leave entitlement etc. for this role.

Person Specification

Qualifications

Essential

  • Degree in a scientific or business subject or equivalent qualification / experience
  • Post graduate diploma in a relevant subject or equivalent relevant experience for example research, healthcare or project management
  • Demonstrates commitment to own continued professional development (CPD)
Experience

Essential

  • Specialist knowledge of the Research Governance and Legislative Framework for conducting research for Health and Social Care and other relevant national and international guidelines for Good Clinical Practice / Specialist knowledge of the UK wide systems and structures for the approval, management and monitoring of research in the NHS
  • Thorough knowledge of Microsoft Project and other Office Automation packages, in particular Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook and Visio so that coherent plans and documentation can be produced
  • Knowledge and experience of data collection requirements according to good clinical practice
  • Experience of writing reports, business cases, analysing and presenting information suitable for Senior Management and Executive Teams

Person Specification
Qualifications

Essential

  • Degree in a scientific or business subject or equivalent qualification / experience
  • Post graduate diploma in a relevant subject or equivalent relevant experience for example research, healthcare or project management
  • Demonstrates commitment to own continued professional development (CPD)
Experience

Essential

  • Specialist knowledge of the Research Governance and Legislative Framework for conducting research for Health and Social Care and other relevant national and international guidelines for Good Clinical Practice / Specialist knowledge of the UK wide systems and structures for the approval, management and monitoring of research in the NHS
  • Thorough knowledge of Microsoft Project and other Office Automation packages, in particular Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook and Visio so that coherent plans and documentation can be produced
  • Knowledge and experience of data collection requirements according to good clinical practice
  • Experience of writing reports, business cases, analysing and presenting information suitable for Senior Management and Executive Teams

Employer details

Employer name

NHS Blood and Transplant
Address

NHSBT - Filton

500 North Bristol Park

Bristol

BS34 7QH

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