Research Nurse (DISCO-UTI Study)

Southampton, United Kingdom
£32,348 to £39,745 Pro rata per annum
01 Dec 2022
End of advertisement period
07 Dec 2022
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Part Time

Primary Care Research Centre

Location:  Aldermoor Health Centre
Salary:   £32,348 to £39,745 Pro rata per annum
Part Time Fixed Term (0.5FTE)
Closing Date:  Wednesday 07 December 2022
Reference:  2083322LG

We are seeking an enthusiastic research nurse to work within a research team conducting a feasibility study on diagnosing urinary tract infections in care homes. The study is looking at new ways of diagnosing urinary tract infections, including evaluating novel biomarkers. You will work as part of a research team based at the University of Southampton and as part of a wider study team with researchers based at the University of Oxford and University of Bristol. You will also work with care home sites and the NIHR Clinical Research Network to deliver the study in care homes in Wessex. You will be line-managed by Prof Nick Francis (Co-Chief Investigator).

The study is funded by the National Institute for Health School for Primary Care Research. This post is offered part-time for 12 months from January 2023.

You will be a Registered Nurse with experience of undertaking research and an understanding of research clinical governance and regulatory requirements. You will be able to work independently and possess excellent problem-solving, organisational and communication skills.  Excellent communication and IT skills, and attention to detail, are also required. Experience of working in a care home setting is desirable.

For an informal discussion about the post please contact Prof Nick Francis on

Application Procedure

You should submit your completed online application form at The application deadline will be midnight on the closing date stated above. If you need any assistance, please call Sam Stubbs (Recruitment Team) on +44 (0) 2380 592750 or email  Please quote reference 2083322LG on all correspondence.