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Upper Limb Research Practitioner
NHS AfC: Band 6
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Wrightington, Wigan and Leigh NHS Foundation Trust
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£26,565 - £35,577
25/08/2017 23:59
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Research Practitioner

NHS AfC: Band 6

Work for the Best in the North West*

Would you like to be part of a multi award winning NHS Foundation Trust that is one of the best performing Trusts in the region? 


We are looking for an enthusiastic person to join our Research Team to work alongside the present Research Physiotherapist in the duties associated with carrying out clinical research projects for the Upper Limb Surgery Unit.

The applicant will have Research and Musculoskeletal Upper Limb experience or will undertake their first experience in a research study utilising knowledge and skills learned from previous clinical environments. Following initial supervision and completion of essential research training (ICH/GCP and Research Governance), they will independently lead studies, including identifying, screening and recruiting research participants by assessing physical, psychological and social suitability.

Do you have a flexible approach and an ability to work under pressure, both as part of a team and independently?

If so, then come and join us

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Applicant requirements

You must have appropriate UK professional registration.

The postholder will have access to vulnerable people in the course of their normal duties and as such this post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service to check for any previous criminal convictions.

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Further details / informal visits contact

Ann Birch
Research Physiotherapist
01257 488212