Clinical Research Nurse

London (Greater) / London (Central), London (Greater)
£32,699 - £39,523
17 Feb 2014
09 Mar 2014
Nursing Field
Academic, Education

UCL Institute of Neurology

Department of Neurodegenerative Disease

Clinical Research Nurse,

MRC Prion Unit, National Prion Clinic

Applications are invited for a Clinical Research Nurse within the MRC Prion Unit, Department of Neurodegenerative Disease, UCL Institute of Neurology. The National Prion Clinic provides a national service for patients with all forms of human prion disease or CJD. The Unit carries out world leading basic science research into the causes of these diseases in addition to means of improving care of patients who are infected, and their families.

The appointee would work as part of the NHS National Prion Clinic with particular responsibility towards the National Prion Monitoring Cohort, an MRC and DoH sponsored clinical study of human prion disease. The appointee would also be expected to

provide clinical nursing support and advice for a caseload of patients.

The post offers unique experience at national level and the opportunity to develop sound neurological assessment skills whilst being part of a team responsible for the first monitoring cohort of its kind in the UK. Applicants must hold NMC Professional Registration. Research and neurology experience would be an advantage although full training will be provided.

Excellent communication and literacy skills are essential.

The post is available immediately and is funded by the BRC to March 2015 in the first instance.

Starting salary on UCL Grade 7 in the range £32,699 - £39,523 per annum, superannuable.

You should apply for this post by clicking on the apply now button where you can download an application form.

If you have any queries regarding the application process, please contact Miss E Bertram, Personnel Manager, Institute of Neurology, Queen Square, London, WC1N 3BG


Informal visits are recommended. Please contact

Miss Michele Gorham, email:

Closing Date: 9 March 2014.

We particularly welcome applications from black and minority ethnic candidates as they are under-represented within UCL at this level.