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TB Research Nurse CATAPULT - QMUL15783

Department: Centre for Primary Care and Public Health - Blizard Institute
Salary: Starting salary will be in the range of £32,956 to £38,709 per annum including London Allowance. (Grade 4)
Reference: QMUL15783
Location: Whitechapel
Date posted: 13-Aug-2018
Closing date: 05-Nov-2018

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Blizard Institute

Centre for Primary Care and Public Health

Research Nurse - CATAPULT Trial

Ref : QMUL15783

We are seeking a Research Nurse with experience in Tuberculosis to join our team on the CATAPULT Trial (Completion and Acceptability of Treatment Across Primary Care and the community for Latent Tuberculosis - Identifier: NCT03069807). The trial is funded by Barts Charity and is an exciting opportunity for an enthusiastic TB Nurse to work with a group of experts in Tuberculosis on a large clinical trial. 

The CATAPULT Trial is a cluster randomised control trial evaluating treatment completion (the primary outcome), uptake, acceptability, safety and cost-effectiveness of latent TB infection in migrants in primary care, compared with secondary care.  The trial is recruiting at the Shrewsbury Road Chest Clinic in Newham, and GP surgeries and community pharmacies across the borough of Newham.

The post-holder will work alongside the trial research fellow, the trial coordinator, statisticians, computer programmers and support staff in the Unit and collaborating clinicians in Newham hospital, general practices and community pharmacies in Newham.

The post is full time and fixed term to 30 April 2019 starting in mid-September 2018 or as soon as possible thereafter.  Starting salary will be in the range of £32,956 to £38,709 per annum including London Allowance.  Benefits include 30 days annual leave per annum, pension scheme and interest-free season ticket loan.

Candidates must be able to demonstrate their eligibility to work in the UK in accordance with the Immigration, Asylum and Nationality Act 2006.  Where required this may include entry clearance or continued leave to remain under the Points Based Immigration Scheme.

Informal enquiries should be addressed to Matthew Burman at or on +44 (0)20 7882 2504.

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The closing date for applications is 5 November 2018.  Interviews are expected to be held shortly thereafter.

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The School of Medicine and Athena SWAN Charter for Women in Science.

The School of Medicine holds a Silver Athena SWAN Award.  We are committed to the equality of opportunities and to advancing women’s careers.  We have policies to support staff returning from long-term absence, for flexible arrangements for staff with parental responsibilities and for childcare support.  As part of the School’s commitment to the Athena SWAN principles we strongly encourage applications from women.

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