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Clinical Trials Assistant

  • Leeds, West Yorkshire
  • £8.01 per hour
  • 85 applications
  • Job type: Contract, full-time
  • Date:
  • Reference: 24336782
  • Duration: 3 months

As the sole supplier to the Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust for all their fixed term non medical staff, we are currently recruiting for a Clinical Trials Assistant initially working on 3 month contract basis.

You will be responsible for Co-ordination of clinical research trials in the Haematology Department ensuring that trial protocols are adhered to. This will include; Management of the trials portfolio from trial agreement including both commercial and national studies.

Main Duties:

  • To ensure that all members of the multidisciplinary team are aware of the current trials portfolio.

  • To provide feedback to Site Specific Research Groups (SSRGs) and MDT members on issues relating to recruitment, protocol amendments and trial results.

  • To disseminate information from the Business Development Manager/ Area Manager to the local research teams.

  • In conjunction with all members of the cancer clinical trials team and appropriate healthcare professionals, develop a cohesive and flexible team working environment across the service.

  • To assist the Area Manager (Section of Oncology and Clinical Trials) and local research teams in the formulation of documentation in preparation for ethical submission.

  • To be responsible for the collection and collation of trial data and completion of trial documentation in accordance with trial protocols.

  • To ensure that all toxicity, quality of life assessments are completed in line with protocol requests. This may involve undertaking telephone assessments.

  • To ensure that all trial data is submitted to the study sponsor within the specified time constraints.

  • To manage and respond to any data queries received.

  • To maintain a monthly accrual list of all studies and distribute among the relevant members of the MDTs and SSRGs.

  • To report monthly to the Business Development Manager accrual data on all patients recruited into portfolio studies highlighting local activities that might impact on achievement of the Clinical Trial Unit’s aims.

  • To contribute to the development of the oncology portfolio of trials.

  • To help implement local and national quality standards, professional standards, recommendations and guidelines from national reports.

  • Adehere to the Data Protection Act and maintain patient confidentiality at all times.

  • Deal with telephone enquiries from staff, patients and carers ensuring that appropriate personnel are informed in order for actions to be taken.

  • Represent the Clinical Trials Unit in a professional manner at meetings and events.

This role would suit someone with a sound educational background within the sciences. However, if you are available ASAP and believe that you have the correct skills set for the role, then do not hesitate to apply by using the online facility available.

Please note that; due to the amount of applications expected, only short listed candidates will be contacted.

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