Mental Health and Clinical Neurosciences

Location: UK Other
Salary: £23,736 to £26,608 per annum pro-rata depending on skills and experience. Salary progression beyond this scale is subject to performance.
Closing Date: Friday 21 June 2024
Reference: MED202524

Applications are invited for the post of Research Administrator, within Stroke, AU1 Mental Health & Clinical Neuroscience. You will be based at the QMC Nottingham University Hospitals and will work as part of a multi-disciplinary team coordinating multi-centre UK and international stroke trials.

You will be a highly motivated and personable individual, who works well as a member of a multi-disciplinary team, as well as using your own initiative. The successful candidate will support the stroke trials team to set up new trials and close down completed trials. Support will include processing trial payments, maintenance of trial information in the databases and trial files. Your role will also entail general administration, minute taking, arranging face to face meetings, teleconferences, investigator meetings, conference attendance, and national/international travel bookings.

At the University of Nottingham, we are committed to providing competitive employment packages whilst supporting the well-being of our staff to help them reach their full potential. As a University employee, you will have access to a range of benefits and rewards, including leading fitness and health facilities, staff discounts and travel schemes, along with a generous holiday allowance and a highly attractive pension scheme.  

As the successful candidate, you will have five GCSE’s or equivalent, including Maths and English or a Vocational qualification (NVQ2 Administration with Secretarial Skills) or equivalent. You should also have experience of working in an office/administrative environment/broad administrative and secretarial experience.

The role is available on a fixed term contract until 30th April 2025. Hours of work are part time, 18 hours per week.

Requests for secondment from internal candidates may be considered on the basis that prior agreement has been sought from both your current line manager and the manager of your substantive post, if you are already undertaking a secondment role.

Informal enquiries may be addressed to Diane Havard, email Please note that applications sent directly to this email address will not be accepted.

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This position does not fulfil the UK Visas & Immigration sponsorship criteria for Skilled Worker, therefore we can only accept applications from candidates who already have the right to work in UK.

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