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About the role

We are looking for a Cardiac Surgery Clinical Trials Administrator to join the department of Cardiovascular Sciences. 

In this key role you will work closely with members of the Cardiac Surgery Research Team, under the guidance of the Research Manager, as well as our external collaborators. The responsibilities of the post are to support the Cardiac Surgery Research Manager in the efficient delivery of the upcoming trials, ensuring timely accrual and the collection of high quality data and samples.

You will support the Cardiac Surgery Research Manager through the provision of a professional and confidential administrative support service, and provide general clerical support as required.


About you
To be successful in this role you will have either academic or vocational qualifications to GCSE level or equivalent with previous work experience in a relevant role. You will be familiar with the use of databases and have excellent IT skills. Ideally you will have previous experience working in a clinical trials environment and a familiarity with the Research Governance Framework. 
You will have strong communication skills  with the ability to work effectively individually and as part of team. You will be comfortable managing and prioritising your own workload to deal with urgent tasks, while maintaining a high standard of accuracy and attention to detail.
For more information on the role and its responsibilities please see the Job Summary Form. 
Additional information

Informal queries are welcome and can be made to Prof. Gavin Murphy gjm19@le.ac.uk or Hardeep Aujla ha200@le.ac.uk

We anticipate interviews for this role will be held on the 3rd December 2019. 

The Department of Cardiovascular Sciences is committed to sustaining a progressive, equality driven environment in which all our staff can thrive.  We believe this can be accomplished through attracting, developing, and retaining a diverse range of staff from many different backgrounds. In supporting our employees to achieve a balance between work and personal lives, we consider proposals for flexible working as well as job share arrangements.

Leicester is a leading University committed to international excellence, world-changing research and high quality, inspirational teaching. We are strongly committed to inclusivity, promoting equality and celebrating diversity among our staff. Located close to the city centre, our staff enjoy a friendly and supportive working environment, plenty of training opportunities and a wide range of excellent campus facilities.

In return for your hard work, we offer a working environment that is committed to inclusivity, through promoting equality and valuing diversity. We offer a competitive salary package with excellent pension scheme and a generous annual leave allowance. Located close to Leicester city centre, our award winning campus benefits from a wide range of cafes, a fully equipped sports centre and nursery facilities. Further information regarding our extensive range of staff benefits is available here. 

This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 because the appointee will have substantial access to young people and/or vulnerable adults. Therefore, an appointment to this post will be subject to checking through the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS). The successful applicant for this post will, therefore, be required to give consent for the University to check and obtain appropriate clearance with the DBS for the existence and content of any criminal record in the form of a standard disclosure.