Locum Clinical Research Nurse (Nights only)

Quotient Sciences

Quotient Sciences

Nottingham, UK
Posted on Saturday, February 17, 2024

Locum Clinical Research Nurse (Nights only)

Nottingham, UK Req #41
14 December 2023

Quotient Sciences is a drug development and manufacturing accelerator providing integrated programs and tailored services across the entire development pathway. Cutting through silos across a range of drug development capabilities, we help biotech and pharma customers save precious time and money in getting drugs to patients.

As a growing and successful business, we employ more than 1,300 talented individuals globally, located at state-of-the-art development, manufacturing and clinical facilities in the UK and USA.

Science, Agility and Culture are the core components that define Quotient Sciences, enabling us to do what we do in the way that we do it. People join Quotient Sciences because we are a respected member of the drug development community that’s focused on innovation and are driven by an unswerving belief that ideas need to become solutions, and molecules need to become cures, fast. Because humanity needs solutions, fast.

The Role

This is a fantastic opportunity for a Registered Nurse looking to take the next step in their career in clinical research. You will work on a wide range of leading clinical trials with a multifunctional team, broadening your skills and helping pharmaceutical companies progress new medicines to market.

The position will be clinic based at our Nottingham site and our facility is made up of 85 beds across 6 wards which has recently undergone extensive refurbishment and operates 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

This is a fulltime and permanent role with flexible opportunities available. Training for this locum position will be full time for two weeks at the beginning of employment (Monday to Friday).

This role also offers free and secure on site parking.

The Candidate

No prior clinical research experience is required, a full training programme is provided.

We pride ourselves on being a dynamic and supportive company offering full training and career progression opportunities. Immediate Life Support training will also be provided.

Your main responsibilities will include, but not limited to:

  • Ensure that the dignity, health, safety, and welfare of study participants is the highest priority at all times
  • Perform study related procedures such as cannulation, venepuncture, telemetry, holters, vital signs, ECGs, collection of blood samples., in accordance with ICH-GCP
  • Utilise nursing assessment skills to support general well-being of study participants and potential adverse events. Document adverse events and take appropriate action as needed including administration of concomitant medications
  • Utilise your skills, knowledge and clinical judgement to assess vital signs
  • Provide a lead role in responding to emergency situations. Participate in training scenarios and support the Training and Compliance Team with ILS training of non-clinical staff.
  • Use prior clinical experience and knowledge to assist clinical leads and deputies with the preparation of clinical trials.
  • Review, check and maintain compliance of emergency equipment in line with phase 1 accreditation scheme requirements.
  • Administration of dosage forms inclusive of various routes and devices in accordance with the study specific protocol
  • To record data obtained in a timely manner according to the protocol
  • Support the clinical team to ensure that source data completion is to a high standard
  • Quality control checking of eSource and paper source documents
  • To obtain Nurse Led Informed Consent by educating, explaining and informing participants of study procedures in conjunction with ICF.
  • Monitor compliance within the clinical unit and support audit readiness at all times
  • Lead by example to encourage professional conduct and ensure clinical excellence is maintained across the clinic.
  • Support activities in other departments as deemed necessary to support the needs of the business
  • Monitor and enforce good infection control practices and provide infection control training for all clinic staff
  • Assist senior nursing staff with hepatitis b staff vaccination programme
  • Support training and mentorship for both new and existing members of the clinic team

We want to hear from candidates who have:

  • Full RGN registration (or equivalent) or in the process of completing your NMC registration
  • A minimum of 12 months post graduate experience is desirable but not essential
  • A high attention to detail
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Good IT literacy

If you are ready for a new challenge in a role that offers significant training and career progression opportunities, then please get in touch.

Applicants must have the right to work in the UK.

Company Benefits

  • A competitive salary and generous benefits package
  • Enhanced pay allowance when working night shifts
  • Excellent training and development opportunities by a dedicated in-house training team
  • Immediate Life Support (ILS) full training provided
  • An exciting career within a fast paced and dynamic business


Application Requirements

When applying for a position with Quotient Sciences you must be aged 18 years or over and not have been debarred by the FDA. If you indicate you are under the age of 18 or have been debarred then your application will be automatically declined.

Our Commitment to Diversity, Equity and Inclusion

Quotient Sciences are advocates for positive change and conscious inclusion. We strive to create a diverse Quotient family and develop a workplace culture that provides a sense of acceptance for every person within our organisation. As a global employer, we recognise the value in having an organisation that is a true reflection and representation of our society today.

Other details

  • Pay Type Hourly