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Clinical Trials Research Nurse

Sarah Cannon Research Institute – London
Full time
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Clinical Research Nurse
London, Sarah Cannon Research Institute
Full time, 37.5hrs per week (Monday – Friday)
Salary £49181 - £54645

We are also offering an attractive £5000 Golden Hello welcome incentive payment to successful candidates who join us before 29.02.2024.

We’re looking for a Clinical Research Nurse to join us at Sarah Cannon Research Institute (SCRI) currently rated “Good” by the CQC.  We are a world-leading clinical trials facility specialising in the development of new therapies such as targeted and precision medication for cancer patients.

Duties and Responsibilities will include, but not limited to:

  • Build trust with the physicians and patients through multidisciplinary care coordination.
  • Assist in educating patients about their clinical trial so they can make informed decisions about their care.
  • Provide emotional support to the patient, family and caregivers.
  • Signpost patients to support networks, internally and externally.
  • Advocate for the patient in development of the treatment plan.
  • Manage a caseload within their own scope of practice, with support from the wider clinical team.
  • Coordinate the planned care required by the clinical trials protocol to patients without direct supervision
  • Play a key role in ensuring that any research undertaken within the department safeguards the well-being of the patients and is conducted according to Good Clinical Practice (GCP)
  • Liaise with clinical trial sponsors to ensure the trial is being run per protocol.

At HCA UK we care about what you care about. We care that you want to deliver the very best care. We care that you want a career you can be proud of. We care that you want working conditions that support your health and wellbeing. Let us care for you and your career, the same way you do for others.  

What you’ll bring:

  • Current NMC registration
  • Oncology Trials experience
  • Chemotherapy Competent (SACT Passport) – desirable but not essential
  • Patient assessment and phlebotomy skills
  • Registered Nurse with at least 1 year of experience in research coordination, including early phase trials.


Originally founded over 50 years ago by Dr Thomas Frist, HCA has gone on to become one of the world’s leading healthcare providers. In the UK, we’re one of the largest providers of privately funded healthcare and have invested over £500 million in the latest treatments, technology, techniques, medication and facilities. Being part of a large multisite, established healthcare group we can offer you unrivalled opportunities for career progression through internal and external courses, as well as working conditions that prioritise both your mental and physical wellbeing. 

We believe that by caring for our employees, we empower them to provide exceptional care for our patients. That’s why we offer a host of flexible benefits that reflect the invaluable contribution they make every day. As a Clinical Research Nurse at Sarah Cannon Research Institute you’ll be eligible for:

  • 25 days holiday each year (plus bank holidays) increasing with service, with option to buy or sell leave to suit you
  • Private Healthcare Insurance for treatment at our leading hospitals
  • Private pension contribution which increases with length of service
  • Season Ticket Loan and Cycle to Work scheme
  • Group Life Assurance from day one
  • Critical illness cover
  • Enhanced Maternity and Paternity pay
  • Corporate staff discount for all facilities including Maternity packages at The Portland
  • Comprehensive range of flexible health, protection and lifestyle benefits to suit you
  • Discounts with over 800 major retailers

Diversity and Inclusion

Patients first. Colleagues always. That’s the guiding philosophy behind our approach to Diversity, Equity, Inclusion and Belonging. We believe healthcare is built on a foundation of inclusion, compassion and respect for our patients and for each other. By working together with our colleagues we’re creating a truly inclusive environment, where individual differences are celebrated and everyone can achieve their potential.

We believe everyone should feel comfortable to bring their full self to work and be afforded the same opportunities. That’s why we’re happy to discuss flexible working arrangements to suit your needs as well as offer reasonable adjustments throughout our recruitment process, and in the workplace, to anyone that needs them.


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