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We are currently undergoing a significant expansion and are looking for highly skilled, innovative, and enthusiastic people to join our growing team.

This is the opportunity to join an organisation at the leading edge of disruptive clinical trials utilising electronic healthcare data to unlock the value for the benefit of patients whilst enabling informed decision making to support and empower new models of clinical trial delivery.

About NorthWest EHealth

We pride ourselves on generating a positive atmosphere as we believe a happy team is a great team.  We know that a fantastic working environment promotes innovation, creativity and collaboration. We respectfully challenge and we pride ourselves on employing those who can think outside of the box to help us to continue to deliver the high quality service that puts our customers first whilst understanding the importance of data confidentiality, which keeps the patients at the heart of all we do.

Aside from providing you with an innovative and collaborative atmosphere created by our friendly staff.  We can also offer you a number of fantastic benefits...

Benefits

  • Modern offices on the Manchester Corridor 
  • Flexible working arrangements
  • Childcare vouchers
  • A workplace pension
  • Access to training
  • 27 days holiday
Sam Harber

It’s good to work for a company that is doing something truly ground-breaking that improves patient outcomes – that is something I can really get behind.

There’s a lot of trust between everyone at NWEH, you can talk to anyone about anything, and it makes for a much better working environment.

Sam Harber - Systems Administrator - NorthWest EHealth

Available positions

Nurse Clinical Trial Educator; 18 months - Full time position, will consider part time

Overview

NWEH are currently undergoing a significant expansion and are looking for talented, innovative and passionate people. This is the chance to join an organisation that is at the forefront of pioneering how electronic healthcare data can be utilised to unlock the value of health and care data for the benefit of patients whilst enabling informed decision making to support and empower new models of clinical service delivery.

Job Summary

As a Clinical Trial Educator, you will have a key role in the conduct of a research study. You will provide specialist skills and knowledge to train and certify the clinical team to provide a minor clinical procedure. You will provide support and assistance, quality assurance of procedures to optimise the patient and clinical teams experience. In some instances, you will be responsible for providing a minor clinical procedure for patients participating in the study. All training will be provided to the successful candidate to ensure they are equipped to provide a high level of training and support to the clinical team including the principle investigators.


 Research

  •  Liaise with Study Investigators, Research Delivery Manager and sponsor to oversee the effective management and delivery of a minor clinical procedure in line with the clinical trial protocol
  • Provide onsite procedure support to study investigators responsible for providing patient procedures
  • Responsible for maintaining quality assurance of clinical procedure and patient care
  • Identification and Escalation of risks that impact on quality, patient experience and delivery in a timely and appropriate manner to CTE Senior Nurse and Research Delivery Manager
  • Ability to problem solve and provide innovative solutions to identified risks
  • Responsible for managing multiple sites
  • Responsible for recording and reporting adverse drug reactions and adverse events, according to study protocol and Clinical Trial Regulations
  • Collaborating with any investigations and subsequent management
  • Participate in audits and inspections as required
  • Support and execute all activities in line with ISO standards where relevant (ISO 9001:2015)
  • Work in a variety of hospital/community settings, possibly as a lone-worker, depending on the nature and requirements of the study
  • Develop, review and implement SOPs in line with business, role and study needs
  • Works to and manages identified risks and issues pertaining to participant confidentiality and research related documentation (Data Protection Act 1998, Caldicott Review 2013)
  • Ensure that working practices adhere to health and safety polices

Professional and Clinical

  •  Work within the Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC) code of conduct and scope of professional practice
  • Develop strategies to achieve objectives to enhance performance and development of research
  • Practice at a level which demonstrates advanced knowledge and skill and requires a high level of precision.

 

Leadership

  • Provide visible clinical support and leadership to support the community research team, monitoring procedure performance and outcomes to maintain and deliver quality and maintain patient safety.
  • Encourage and develop NWEH framework for training and educational support of clinical procedure

Education

  •  Participate in own personal development and review process and revalidation with the Nursing and Midwifery council (NMC). Act in a manner consistent with The Code NMC (2015) carrying out the role in accordance with locally agreed policies and procedures
  • The candidate will be able to deliver training and information, manage audiences, groups and individuals.
  • Experience and skills in the delivery of training to healthcare professionals
  • The candidate will understand sterile field and aseptic principals and be able to accurately demonstrate the aseptic establishment of a sterile field
  • Complete mandatory training, identify own learning needs and educational opportunities
  • Support the educational development of the community research team
  • Contribute in the training and support of community team, ongoing review of performance and long-term training needs of community research team

Benefits:

Modern offices in Central Manchester

Competitive Salary

Flexible working hours

The ability to work from home

Child care vouchers

Excellent pension benefits

Access to training resources

27 day’s annual leave

 

 



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Key details

Salary: £41,315 to £43,832,

Application Deadline: 20/10/2017

Based: City Labs Nelson Street, Manchester M13 9NQ. Although based at City Labs, it is anticipated that much of the role will be field based (primarily across greater Manchester and the North of England)

The next steps

Apply now with a full CV and covering letter and we’ll be in touch.

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Senior Clinical Research Nurse: 1 x fixed term 24 months, Jan Start Date

Overview

NWEH are currently undergoing a significant expansion and are looking for talented, innovative and passionate people. This is the chance to join an organisation that is at the forefront of pioneering how electronic healthcare data can be utilised to unlock the value of health and care data for the benefit of patients whilst enabling informed decision making to support and empower new models of clinical service delivery.

Job Summary

As a Senior Research Nurse, you will have a key management role and will provide specialist skills and knowledge to support the running of clinical research studies, including recruiting and supporting patients participating in clinical studies. You will provide management and peer support, cover for research nurse as required and determine staffing levels required to provide an effective research service.

In partnership with Research Delivery Manager, you will be instrumental in implementing the NWEH strategic objectives and responsible for leading and coordinating a portfolio of studies.

MAIN DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: 

Research

  •  Liaise with Study Investigators, Research Delivery Manager and sponsor companies to oversee the effective management and delivery of clinical trial protocols with efficient use of allocated resources to produce high quality research
  • Responsible for delivery of recruitment to target and key performance indicators (KPI) to client requirements
  • Identification and Escalation of risks that impact on delivery in a timely and appropriate manner to Research Delivery Manager
  • Ability to problem solve and provide innovative solutions to identified risks
  • Responsible for managing multiple sites from set up to closure to include identification and recruitment of patients in accordance with the study protocol and agreed targets/timelines
  • Facilitate effective informed consent or assent
  • Take a lead role in research governance processes including adverse incident reporting in line with Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) 
  • Responsible for recording and reporting adverse drug reactions and adverse events, according to study protocol and Clinical Trial Regulations
  • Collaborating with any investigations and subsequent management
  • Participate in audits and inspections as required
  • Support and execute all activities in line with ISO standards where relevant (ISO 9001:2015)
  • Work in a variety of hospital/community settings, possibly as a lone-worker, depending on the nature and requirements of the study
  • Develop, review and implement SOPs in line with business and study needs

Professional and Clinical

  • Work within the Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC) code of conduct and scope of professional practice
  • Develop strategies to achieve objectives to enhance performance and development of research
  • Practice at a level which demonstrates advanced knowledge and skill and requires a high level of precision.

Leadership

  • Responsible for co ordinating the community research team in the delivery of a portfolio of studies
  • Provide visible clinical and managerial leadership to support the community research team, monitoring performance and outcomes to maintain and deliver quality
  • Lead on the planning and organisation of study related activities ensuring collaboration with other professionals and agencies as required
  • Support Human Resources Department in managing staff recruitment, annual leave, sickness and disciplinary procedures
  • Encourage and develop teamwork within the practice
  • Identify appropriate opportunities to delegate both clinical and administrative tasks
  • Responsible for probationary reviews and staff appraisals/reviews
  • Recognise and manage performance issues with appropriate performance management plans in line with SOP’s

Education

  •  Participate in own personal development and review process and revalidation with the Nursing and Midwifery council (NMC). Act in a manner consistent with The Code NMC (2015) carrying out the role in accordance with locally agreed policies and procedures
  • Complete mandatory training, identify own learning needs and educational opportunities
  • Support the educational development of the community research team
  • Lead and contribute in the training and supervision team, ongoing review of induction program and long-term training needs of community research team

Benefits:

Modern offices in Central Manchester

Competitive Salary

Flexible working hours

The ability to work from home

Child care vouchers

Excellent pension benefits

Access to training resources

27 day’s annual leave (Pro rata)

Key details

Salary: £41,315 to £48,825 (pro rata for part time)

Application Deadline: 31/10/2017

Based: City Labs Nelson Street, Manchester M13 9NQ. Although based at City Labs, it is anticipated that much of the role will be field based (primarily across greater Manchester and the North of England)

The next steps

Apply now with a full CV and covering letter and we’ll be in touch.

Apply now

Study Administrator x 2 Full Time 33 Months

Overview

NorthWest EHealth (NWEH) is a limited company formed following a successful partnership between the University of Manchester, Salford Royal Foundation Trust and Salford Clinical Commissioning Group. Our customers are pharmaceutical companies and technology partners as well as NHS and government. We work collaboratively with partners to develop innovative ways of delivering improvements in health care and research. Major projects have included recruiting patients to studies, enabling ground-breaking real-world clinical trials and delivering real-time drug safety monitoring throughout trials. NWEH provides a highly creative and collaborative work environment, where knowledge sharing and team work are key to success. NWEH models its structure on a flat organisation, in which every voice is heard and collaboration across teams is key.

Job Summary

As a Study Administrator, you will provide a high level of support to the study teams and collaborating partners to facilitate efficient, safe and participant focused clinical research.

You must fully understand and ensure your personal responsibility for patient safety and the integrity of any patient data collected during the study. You will collaborate with clinical investigators and sponsor companies to manage trial protocols to ensure high quality research.

The nature of the work is unpredictable and you will be expected to be flexible and responsive in order to manage various aspects of the job at short notice. You will be expected to participate fully in your own personal development.

MAIN DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

Research

· Responsible for high quality data capture throughout the course of the study in accordance with the protocol, ICH GCP and all appropriate regulations http://ichgcp.net/2-the-principles- of-ich-gcp-2 and Research Governance Framework · http://www.hra.nhs.uk/resource...

· Ensure familiarity with risk issues pertaining to confidentiality of participant and research related documentation (Data Protection Act 1998 and Caldicott Review 2013)

· Develop a full understanding of the electronic medical records (EMR) systems

· Responsible for coordination of study specific tasks across multiple sites as dictated by business needs

· Assist in the identification of eligible participant groups and recruitment onto studies

· Identify any study related issues or non-conformance and escalate appropriately

· Ensure a full understanding of study participant safety reporting procedures and responsibilities

· Development and utilisation of trackers and spreadsheets tool to support study delivery to timelines

· Investigator Site File maintenance

· Work collaboratively with multiple stake holders to ensure timely resolution of data queries

· Contribute to effective and efficient use of resources

· Responsibility for ensuring study specific consumables and equipment are available, tracked and monitored

· Participate in audits and inspections as required

· Support and execute all activities in line with ISO standards where relevant. (ISO 9001:2015)

· Ensure compliance with NWEH and local policies/guidelines and Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs)to ensure all procedures are followed correctly

· Appropriate escalation of any issues which may affect delivery of the study within specified timelines

· Support clinical team in delivering NWEH objectives

Education

· Complete mandatory training and maintain ongoing responsibility for training requirements and own professional development

Person Specification

Essential

Qualifications

Minimum 5 GCSEs including English and Maths

Minimum of 2 years study at further education level

Experience and Skills

· Well-developed IT/Computer skills

· Organisation and coordination skills

· Meticulous attention to detail and high level of accuracy

· Excellent communication and interpersonal skills

· Flexible approach to working

· Committed to self-development and able to demonstrate professional development

· Highly motivated with the ability to organise own work and meet deadlines

· Clean driving licence

· Willing to use own car (mileage recompensed following policy)

· Willingness to work within a multi-disciplinary team, working autonomously and as a team player

· Ability to demonstrate a knowledge and understanding of clinical trials

Knowledge

· Awareness of clinical trial regulations and governance in clinical research

Desirable

Qualifications

Good first degree (BSc)

Experience and Skills

· Ability to demonstrate an understanding of the issues surrounding clinical data, particularly confidentiality & safety monitoring

Knowledge

· Knowledge of NHS Research and Development, the pharmaceutical industry and relevant information sciences

· Knowledge of Ethical and quality standards applicable to clinical trials including EU directives and on ICH GCP requirements

Key details

Salary: £21,000 to £23,000

Application Deadline: 31/10/2017

Based: City Labs Nelson Street, Manchester M13 9NQ. Although based at City Labs, it is anticipated that much of the role will be field based (primarily across greater Manchester and the North of England)

The next steps

Apply now with a full CV and covering letter and we’ll be in touch.

Research Nurse Full Time 33 Months

Overview

Job Summary

As a Research Nurse, you will provide specialist skills and knowledge to support the delivery of clinical research studies. You will liaise with clinical investigators and sponsor companies to manage trial protocols and ensure high quality research with a commitment to participant safety and welfare. The nature of the work is unpredictable and you will be expected to be flexible and responsive in order to manage various aspects of the job at short notice. You will be expected to participate fully in your own personal development.

MAIN DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

Research

· Ensure that all research is delivered in accordance with ICH GCP guidelines http://ichgcp.net/2-the-principles- of-ich-gcp-2 and the Research Governance Framework http://www.hra.nhs.uk/resource...

· Ensure familiarity with risk issues pertaining to confidentiality of participant and research related documentation (Data Protection Act 1998 and Caldicott Review 2013)

· Ensure compliance with all study protocols

· Responsible for managing multiple sites from set up to closure. To include identification and recruitment of patients in accordance with study protocols and to agreed targets and timelines

· Responsibility for participant screening, eligibility assessment, and provision of information to facilitate effective informed consent or assent

· Responsible for recording, reporting and escalating adverse drug reactions and adverse events, according to study protocol and Clinical Trial Regulations

· Collaborating with any investigations and subsequent management

· Contribute to research governance processes including adverse incident reporting in line with standard operating procedures (SOPs)

· Ensure clear and accurate records and documentation to support and record all research activity using databases, software and electronic health care records as required

· Work collaboratively with data managers and clinical research monitors to ensure timely resolution of data queries

· Participate in audits and inspections as required

· Support and execute all activities in line with ISO standards where relevant (ISO 9001:2015)

· Effective management of resources

· Work in a variety of settings including hospital, community settings, possibly as a lone-worker, to meet the demands of studies

Professional and Clinical

· To work within professional guidelines and in a manner consistent with the NMC code

· Ensure safeguarding principles are adhered to

· Ensure adherence to NWEH policies and standard operating procedures

· Promote research by effective collaboration and communication with departments both within NWEH and with other organisations to ensure that participants have a positive experience

· Appropriate escalation of any issues which may affect delivery of the study within specified timelines

· Awareness of current trends and developments within research

Education

· Participate in own personal development and review process and revalidation with the Nursing and Midwifery council (NMC). Act in a manner consistent with The Code NMC (2015) carrying out the role in accordance with locally agreed policies and procedures

· Complete mandatory training, identify own learning needs and educational opportunities

Leadership

· To provide mentorship and support for other staff members and assist in orientation of new staff

· Support for Senior Research Nurse/Management

· Support clinical team in delivering NWEH objectives

· Attend and contribute to clinical team meetings

· Be actively involved in promoting NWEH research

Person Specification

Essential

Qualifications

· Registered Nurse NMC Level 1

Experience and Skills

· 2 years registered nurse

· Effective communication and interpersonal skills

· Experience of explaining complex concepts to patients in a clear and simplified manner

· Evidence of continuous professional development

· Able to work autonomously and as a team player

· Venepuncture

· Meticulous attention to detail and high level of accuracy

· Demonstrable IT skills

· Flexible working

· Highly motivated with the ability to organise own work and meet deadlines

· Clean driving licence

· Willing to use own car (mileage recompensed following policy)

Knowledge

· Research knowledge of regulations and governance in clinical research including EU directives and ICH GCP requirements

Desirable

Qualifications

· 1st level degree or studying towards

Experience and Skills

· Teaching experience

· Previous experience of delivering clinical research studies

· Experience working in Primary Care

Knowledge

· Knowledge of NHS Research and Development, the pharmaceutical industry and relevant information sciences

Key details

Salary: £27,354 to £39,348

Application Deadline: 31/10/2017

Based: City Labs Nelson Street, Manchester M13 9NQ. Although based at City Labs, it is anticipated that much of the role will be field based (primarily across greater Manchester and the North of England)

The next steps

Apply now with a full CV and covering letter and we’ll be in touch.

Research Nurse Full Time 24 Months Jan 2018 Start

Overview

Job Summary

As a Research Nurse, you will provide specialist skills and knowledge to support the delivery of clinical research studies. You will liaise with clinical investigators and sponsor companies to manage trial protocols and ensure high quality research with a commitment to participant safety and welfare. The nature of the work is unpredictable and you will be expected to be flexible and responsive in order to manage various aspects of the job at short notice. You will be expected to participate fully in your own personal development.

MAIN DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

Research

· Ensure that all research is delivered in accordance with ICH GCP guidelines http://ichgcp.net/2-the-principles- of-ich-gcp-2 and the Research Governance Framework http://www.hra.nhs.uk/resource...

· Ensure familiarity with risk issues pertaining to confidentiality of participant and research related documentation (Data Protection Act 1998 and Caldicott Review 2013)

· Ensure compliance with all study protocols

· Responsible for managing multiple sites from set up to closure. To include identification and recruitment of patients in accordance with study protocols and to agreed targets and timelines

· Responsibility for participant screening, eligibility assessment, and provision of information to facilitate effective informed consent or assent

· Responsible for recording, reporting and escalating adverse drug reactions and adverse events, according to study protocol and Clinical Trial Regulations

· Collaborating with any investigations and subsequent management

· Contribute to research governance processes including adverse incident reporting in line with standard operating procedures (SOPs)

· Ensure clear and accurate records and documentation to support and record all research activity using databases, software and electronic health care records as required

· Work collaboratively with data managers and clinical research monitors to ensure timely resolution of data queries

· Participate in audits and inspections as required

· Support and execute all activities in line with ISO standards where relevant (ISO 9001:2015)

· Effective management of resources

· Work in a variety of settings including hospital, community settings, possibly as a lone-worker, to meet the demands of studies

Professional and Clinical

· To work within professional guidelines and in a manner consistent with the NMC code

· Ensure safeguarding principles are adhered to

· Ensure adherence to NWEH policies and standard operating procedures

· Promote research by effective collaboration and communication with departments both within NWEH and with other organisations to ensure that participants have a positive experience

· Appropriate escalation of any issues which may affect delivery of the study within specified timelines

· Awareness of current trends and developments within research

Education

· Participate in own personal development and review process and revalidation with the Nursing and Midwifery council (NMC). Act in a manner consistent with The Code NMC (2015) carrying out the role in accordance with locally agreed policies and procedures

· Complete mandatory training, identify own learning needs and educational opportunities

Leadership

· To provide mentorship and support for other staff members and assist in orientation of new staff

· Support for Senior Research Nurse/Management

· Support clinical team in delivering NWEH objectives

· Attend and contribute to clinical team meetings

· Be actively involved in promoting NWEH research

Person Specification

Essential

Qualifications

· Registered Nurse NMC Level 1

Experience and Skills

· 2 years registered nurse

· Effective communication and interpersonal skills

· Experience of explaining complex concepts to patients in a clear and simplified manner

· Evidence of continuous professional development

· Able to work autonomously and as a team player

· Venepuncture

· Meticulous attention to detail and high level of accuracy

· Demonstrable IT skills

· Flexible working

· Highly motivated with the ability to organise own work and meet deadlines

· Clean driving licence

· Willing to use own car (mileage recompensed following policy)

Knowledge

· Research knowledge of regulations and governance in clinical research including EU directives and ICH GCP requirements

Desirable

Qualifications

· 1st level degree or studying towards

Experience and Skills

· Teaching experience

· Previous experience of delivering clinical research studies

· Experience working in Primary Care

Knowledge

· Knowledge of NHS Research and Development, the pharmaceutical industry and relevant information sciences

Key details

Salary: £27,354 to £39,348

Application Deadline: 30/11/2017

Based: City Labs Nelson Street, Manchester M13 9NQ. Although based at City Labs, it is anticipated that much of the role will be field based (primarily across greater Manchester and the North of England)

The next steps

Apply now with a full CV and covering letter and we’ll be in touch.

How to apply

We welcome speculative applications, please forward CV’s for consideration to jobs@nweh.co.uk and we’ll be in touch when new positions become available. 

To apply for any roles above, please fill out this application form and send to jobs@nweh.co.uk