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The Clatterbridge Cancer Centre NHS Foundation Trust Bebington, England, United Kingdom

The Clatterbridge Cancer Centre NHS Foundation Trust is one of the UK’s leading providers of non-surgical cancer treatment, caring for a population of 2.4 million people across Cheshire & Merseyside, North Wales, the Isle of Man and parts of Lancashire.

Our flagship specialist cancer hospital in Liverpool opened in June 2020, supported by our hospital on the Clatterbridge Health Park in Wirral providing outpatient cancer treatment and supportive care, and our radiotherapy treatment centre on the Aintree Hospital site.

Together, working across three sites and operating specialist chemotherapy clinics in four of Merseyside’s district hospitals, we are able to deliver a comprehensive range of inpatient care, advanced radiotherapy, chemotherapy and other systemic anti-cancer therapies including gene therapies and immunotherapies. We also deliver a pioneering Treatment at Home and Work service; are the only facility in the UK providing low-energy proton beam therapy to treat rare eye cancers and host the region’s Teenage and Young Adult Unit, (supported by the Teenage Cancer Trust).

Working with leading experts from The University of Liverpool and the Cancer Research UK Liverpool Cancer Trials Unit we strive to stay at the forefront of novel treatments and techniques to deliver more effective and personalised treatments than ever before.

Together, working across all sites and operating a practised network of chemotherapy clinics we deliver a comprehensive range of inpatient care, advanced radiotherapy, chemotherapy and other systemic anti-cancer therapies including gene therapies and immunotherapies. We are also the only facility in the UK providing low-energy proton beam therapy to treat rare eye cancers and host the region’s Teenage and Young Adult Unit, (supported by the Teenage Cancer Trust).

Permanent contract – 37.5 hours per week

An existing opportunity has arisen for a permanent full time band 6 Research Practitioner in the Research and Innovation department at The Clatterbridge Cancer Centre liverpool

Candidates must be a NMC level one registered nurse for 2 years , hold chemotherapy certificate or Ukons passport and ideally have research experience.

The Clatterbridge Cancer Centre NHS Foundation Trust is the sole provider of non-surgical solid tumour oncology treatment for the Merseyside and Cheshire region.

The Clatterbridge Cancer Centre is one of 23 NHS trusts in the Clinical Research Network North West Coast.

The post holder will work longside the lead band 7 advanced research practitioner and research team in order to co-ordinate a portfolio of commercial , non – commercial and Experimental Cancer Medicine oncology clinical trials. The role will include identifying patients through MDT’s/screening notes; collecting data; interviewing; supporting, treating and monitoring patients in accordance to ethically approved protocols.

The post holder is employed and managed by Clatterbridge Cancer Centre, employees must be aware of, and accept the requirement to work at other sites across the Clinical Network within reason. Any changes will be subject to consultation

The R & I directorate is a busy environment and working to deadlines with frequent interruption is the norm. Ability to work under pressure, pay close attention to detail and organise the priority of own workload is absolutely essential.

Individual training will be provided to meet the needs of the post-holder.

We’re here to deliver the best cancer care to the people we serve and we’re looking for applications from those who share that commitment and our values: Putting people first; Achieving excellence; Passionate about what we do; Always improving our care; and Looking to the future.

If you want to be part of a fantastic team and help support the Trust with our vision for providing the best cancer care in the country, then we want to hear from you.

Clatterbridge Cancer Centre NHS Foundation Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

The Trust takes an active responsibility for ensuring systems, policies and processes are in place to safeguard Children, young people and Adults, supporting the national and local agenda around safeguarding, including local arrangements for the protection of children young person and adults at risk.

This job is unlikely to attract a Tier 2 Certificate of Sponsorship (formerly a work permit). Applications from candidates who require Tier 2 immigration status to work in the UK may not be considered if there are a sufficient number of other suitable candidates. To apply for a Tier 2 Certificate of Sponsorship, employers need to demonstrate that they are unable to recruit a resident worker before recruiting an individual overseas.

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