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Clinical Trials Administrator

Please Note: The application deadline for this vacancy has now passed.

Role Summary

This role supports the Agile Research Delivery Team to deliver research studies effectively and efficiently in community settings across the South West, providing administrative support to the clinical and the study set up teams. This role will be based in Devon and incorporates a combination of office based and remote working. There is an expectation that the post holder will travel to a number of locality venues within the Community on a regular basis including GP Practices, Community Hospitals, Care Homes & Hospices to assist with research study administration, therefore having a UK driving licence and access to a car is essential.

About the Role

For more information on the Job Description and Responsibilities please click the link below.

More detail about the role:

This post will support the National Institute of Health Research (NIHR) Clinical Research Network South West Peninsula’s (CRN SWP) expanding Agile Research Delivery Team, supporting research across a variety of clinical specialties and a range of settings such as GP practices, acute, community, care homes and social care settings.

This is an excellent opportunity to join a growing team working in each county across the South West Peninsula. The current vacancy represents an exciting development opportunity for a motivated, hardworking and innovative administrator to be involved in research across Health and Social care settings. You must be willing to be mobile and flexible in your working approach. Research experience is not essential as full training is required.

Working Pattern: Monday - Friday, 8am to 4pm or 9am to 5pm 

Interview Date: To be confirmed

For further information please contact: Claire Folan at or Gail Aldred at

Preference will be given to staff with ‘Priority’ and 'At Risk' status including NHS At Risk staff throughout Devon.

The Royal Devon University Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust reserves the right to close this vacancy when sufficient applications have been received.

The Royal Devon University Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust was established in April 2022, bringing together the expertise of both the Royal Devon and Exeter NHS Foundation Trust and Northern Devon Healthcare NHS Trust.

About Us

Stretching across Northern, Eastern and Mid Devon, we have a workforce of over 15,000 staff, making us the largest employer in Devon. Our core services, which we provide to more than 615,000 people, cover more than 2,000 square miles across Devon, while some of our specialist services cover the whole of the peninsula, extending our reach as far as Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly.

We deliver a wide range of emergency, specialist and general medical services through North Devon District Hospital and the Royal Devon and Exeter Hospital (Wonford). Alongside our two acute hospitals, we provide integrated health and social care services across a variety of settings, including community inpatient hospitals, outpatient clinics, and within people’s own homes. We also offer primary care services, a range of specialist community services, and Sexual Assault Referral Centres (SARC).

Our state-of-the-art equipment, leading technologies and strong links to local universities put us at the forefront of research and innovations, enabling us to provide world-class care to our local communities.

Our values are at the heart of everything we do, click here to find out more

It has never been a more exciting time to join the Royal Devon, as you will help to shape our services as we continue along our integration journey.


Looking after you is important to us.

We strive to help our staff create a healthy work-life balance through flexible working schemes and our family friendly policies.

If you are starting out in the NHS, you’ll start with 27 days paid annual leave (plus bank holidays), rising to 33 days plus bank holidays.

You will benefit from access to our own comprehensive occupational health services, including counselling, onsite wellbeing activities and groups.

We will work together to maintain a culture that develops and supports you and your team.

This might include funding for a care certificate, a degree or leadership qualifications. Or it might include days off to study, engage in CPD or rotational placements to help you hone your skills. Wherever you are heading in the NHS, we will help you get there.

Salary is not the only financial benefit

You will have access to an extensive range of staff discounts on shopping, fitness and leisure options and you can spread the cost of technology and home appliance purchases from major retailers. You will also have access to other benefits including:

  • National discount services such as the Blue Light Card and Health Service Discounts.
  • Salary sacrifice options including our OFSTED rated outstanding nursery onsite at Exeter
  • Car lease schemes.
  • The NHS Pension scheme (one of the most generous and comprehensive in the UK).
  • Cycle to work scheme

These are just a few of the benefits available – if the role is something you are interested in, we would love to hear from you.

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