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At Illingworth, we take pride in our most valuable asset – our people. We aim to attract the best talent in the industry, and strive to play an active role in our team’s career development. As part of our continual recruitment campaign, we offer comprehensive packages, in-depth training, and numerous opportunities for future development and personal growth.

Illingworth offers a unique clinical research environment driven by our overriding passion for patient centric solutions. This approach makes for an environment that supports individuals and fosters a collective care for one another. As a rapidly expanding company, we provide an outlet for creative and dedicated individuals who share our passion for Patient driven services.

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Summary

Illingworth Research Group are continually recruiting for additional bank research nurses throughout the UK, United States, Australia & Europe. This role is an opportunity to work on interesting clinical research projects and works well alongside other nursing commitments due to the flexible nature. We offer full time and ad-hoc / per diem opportunities. Bringing the research clinic to the home is an excellent way to enhance patient recruitment and retention, maintain compliance and build a relationship with study subjects. It also alleviates stress and improves the overall patient experience.

Role Objective

To act as a key member of the clinical research team and ensure clinical trials are carried out according to their individual approved protocols. Administering study drug, collecting safety bloods and conducting other clinical activities. We are looking for research-experienced, Registered Nurses who combine strong clinical skills with a compassionate, engaging personality and a dedication to ensuring exceptional patient outcomes. It is also important that you are highly organised and that you demonstrate excellent communication and interpersonal skills.

Core tasks and responsibilites:

  • Pre-and post-trial examinations, performing venepuncture, ECGs, observations and handling and processing of blood and urine samples.
  • Some studies also require cannulation and IV infusion.
  • Ensure the accurate reporting of adverse events (AEs) and be fully acquainted with procedures for reporting serious adverse events (SAEs)/suspected unexpected serious adverse reactions (SUSARs) according to protocol.

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

Essential

  • Registered nurse
  • 2 years post-registration experience required
  • Research / clinical trial experience
  • Ability to work with initiative in a team within a multidisciplinary environment with minimal supervision.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Venepuncture (blood draw) experience is essential

Preferred

  • ICH GCP (Good Clinical Practice) Certification (Can be provided)
  • Cannulation and IV Infusion experience
  • Centrifuging and processing experience
  • IATA Trained (IATA's Dangerous Goods Regulation (DGR))
  • Good IT skills and a working knowledge of computer software
  • Ability to prioritize and manage multiple tasks

Benefits

  • Training provided for each clinical trial assigned
  • Competitive pay rates
  • Hourly rate paid for travel time as well as time spent with patient.
  • Mileage reimbursement
  • Flexible working shifts
  • Full time and ad-hoc / per diem opportunities.

Who we are

Illingworth Research Group are experts in providing Research Nursing for Phase I to IV clinical trials across many different therapeutic areas. We have grown organically over our 20-year history offering all services near globally. On and Off-Site Research Nursing capabilities continue to expand in support of the patient centricity movement.

For more information please contact careers@illingworthresearch.com

To be considered please attach your CV with your application.

Due to rapid growth Illingworth Research Group have a new position available in the IT team. We are looking for a Systems Project Manager to join our growing global team. The successful candidate can be based remotely but would be expected to come into the head office in Macclesfield, UK at least once per week.

Role Summary

As the IT Systems Project Manager, you are responsible for managing systems and infrastructure projects within Illingworth Research group, as well as having a hands-on role in the planning, designing, and execution of those projects. The IT Systems Project Manager is responsible for coordinating the project team assignments, providing regular updates to all stakeholders and monitoring progress against the work plan to assure that objectives are met. To be successful in this role you must demonstrate effective leadership skills with an ability to manage non-direct reports and an ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously while leading each to successful and timely completion.

Key Roles and Responsibilites:

  • Apply technical and project management expertise while leading cross-functional resources to meet project requirements within established timeframes and budgets.
  • Interface with department heads, operational project managers and both internal and contract IT professionals. Comfortably work with colleagues across the organisation in the UK, USA, Australia and elsewhere.
  • Analysis of problems, development, and realisation of solutions: Coordinate the gathering of requirements to define the scope and deliverables of a project in collaboration with all internal and external stakeholders. Ensure a common understanding by setting expectations in accordance with the project plan, aligning the stakeholders and team members.
  • Provide expertise and support to project managers across operational teams and aid in the development of project governance within the organisation.
  • Provide monthly Project Status Reports, Project Projections, Risk and Issue Logs, updated Project Plans, and other control deliverables to the Senior Management Team.
  • To maintain excellent liaisons with all stakeholders, internal and external, ensuring effective delivery of services.

This position is key for a number of projects already identified in the IT group and also the wider business and will be a key for project management governance across the broader organisation, looking at best practice and continuous improvement.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Extensive experience successfully managing projects of various sizes
  • PMP, PRINCE 2, PMI-ACP or another relevant project management certification desirable
  • Strong technical skills including knowledge of client and server operating systems, and understanding of network infrastructure concepts and practices
  • A strong understanding of the Office 365 Enterprise (or equivalent) applications and the software/systems used within the busines
  • Ability to prioritize and manage multiple tasks through good time management and organisational skills, with the ability to work independently or as part of a team and deliver to multiple, tight deadlines
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills. Excellent interpersonal skills with the ability to establish rapport with stakeholders, gathering information, providing project updates and assist in training new users

Preferred Qualifications

  • Qualification to degree level, within technology related discipline or equivalent experience
  • Experience working with Salesforce desirable
  • A good awareness of the practices within the Clinical/Medical Research and Pharmaceutical industry (including GCP) and maintaining a good knowledge of the company’s processes and approaches

Please apply to this position by sending your CV and cover letter to careers@illingworthresearch.com

In return we offer:

  • A competitive salary
  • 25 days holiday pro-rated (increasing in service)
  • Workplace pension scheme

Who We Are

Illingworth Research Group provides a range of clinical development services to the pharmaceutical, healthcare, biotechnology and medical device industries. We are experts in providing Research Nursing for Phase I to IV clinical trials across many different therapeutic areas. We have grown organically over our 20-year history offering all services near globally. On and Off-Site Research Nursing capabilities continue to expand in support of the patient centricity movement. Illingworth Research has an exceptionally dedicated team, the company is structured to deliver a bespoke service to a sponsor's requirements: strategic insight, high calibre people, flexibility, quality, and highly motivated, high performing teams. Our focus on attracting, training, resourcing and retaining the best talent in the industry, has proved a key strategic investment and lead clients to repeatedly asking for staff to work on their projects again. Our team aim to offer open, honest channels of communication and a flexible supportive approach, in a service designed for you.

Illingworth Research Group are looking for a Clinical Trial Administrator to join us in our Macclesfield Head Office. During COVID-19 we are working remotely at this time.

Illingworth Research Group provides a range of clinical development services to the pharmaceutical, healthcare, biotechnology and medical device industries. We are experts in providing Research Nursing for Phase I to IV clinical trials across many different therapeutic areas. We have grown organically over our 20 year history offering all services near globally. On and Off-Site Research Nursing capabilities continue to expand in support of the patient centricity movement.

You will be a self-motivated individual with the ability to work independently and within a busy team in a fast-paced environment. You will have strong organisational skills and enjoy following process and taking attention to detail in all you do.

Role Objective

To work proactively to administer, maintain and co-ordinate the logistical and administrative aspects of clinical trials according to Client Companies/Illingworth Research Group Limited and associated companies Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs), ICH GCP guidelines, and all applicable regulatory requirements. To act as a point of contact for the clinical trial team and client companies.

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

  1. Minimum of 3 years’ clerical/administrative experience, with an understanding of medical terminology/ICH GCP guidelines and applicable regulatory requirements.
  2. Good knowledge of computer systems, including Microsoft Office.
  3. Willing to develop further IT skills and clinical trial knowledge.
  4. Good written and verbal communication skills.
  5. Excellent organisational and interpersonal skills.
  6. Must be flexible, have attention to detail and able to work on own or as part of a team.
  7. Excellent time management and prioritisation skills.

In return we offer

  • A Competitive salary
  • 25 days holiday pro-rated (increasing in service)
  • Workplace pension scheme
  • Flexible working
  • Excellent training and career progression

CURRENT EXPERIENCE WITHIN CRO REQUIRED

A Car with valid driving licence is preferred but is not essential and you will need the right to work in the UK.

Illingworth Research Group are looking for a Project Manager to join us. The opportunity is home based within the United Kingdom.

Role Summary

Overall responsibility for project timelines, budgets, organisation & liaison with staff internally, external suppliers and trial Sponsors. Investigator identification and contract negotiation. Review and submission of research ethics committee, regulatory and HRA/R&D applications (as applicable). Any other trial related organisation both internally and externally to ensure smooth running of projects

Role Responsibilities

  • Act as the point of contact between Illingworth and Client sponsors for the conduct of Phase I-IV clinical trials.
  • Coordinate all activities as needed to complete essential study deliverables identified in each contract.
  • Monitor project scope, schedule and costs to ensure all remain on track per contract and proactively identify and resolve conflicts as required.
  • You will regularly monitor work in progress against agreed budget and division of responsibilities to identify the need for change orders to contracts where required, raising the need for any change of scope or change orders with the relevant client companies in liason with the Business Development department.

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

  1. 2 years previous experience in clinical trials within a CRO (Clinical Research Organisation)
  2. Project management experience essential.
  3. Ability to work effectively to tight timelines.
  4. Excellent organisational, problem solving and analytical skills.
  5. Ability to prioritise, manage multiple tasks and work across global teams.

In return we offer

  • A competitive salary
  • 25 days holiday pro-rated (increasing in service)
  • Workplace pension scheme
  • Excellent training and career progression

Who we are

Illingworth Research Group provides a range of clinical development services to the pharmaceutical, healthcare, biotechnology and medical device industries. We are experts in providing Research Nursing for Phase I to IV clinical trials across many different therapeutic areas. We have grown organically over our 20 year history offering all services near globally. On and Off-Site Research Nursing capabilities continue to expand in support of the patient centricity movement.

We are looking for an experienced Administrative Assistant to join our growing global company. The position will be full time based in our Denver office (as and when the office reopens, until this time the position is home based in Denver).

Role Summary

To support the PA, Senior Management Team (SMT) and wider staff in dealing with all aspects of the Company’s administrative affairs. To take ownership of the Insperity onboarding process for both corporate and research nurse hires. You must be willing to get involved in a wide variety of tasks and always be open to managing the changing demands of working in a business currently undergoing immense growth.

Responsibilities will include

  • Answering the telephones and assisting or directing calls as required.
  • Assist with meet and greet for all clients and all other visitors to the office, ensuring that all staff and visitors are signing in and out.
  • Responsibility and ownership for the Insperity portal of all Illingworth new hires.
  • Responsible for ensuring completion of the onboarding process.
  • Make travel bookings on behalf of colleagues.
  • Assist with organising internal and external meetings where appropriate.
  • Responsible for sorting and distributing incoming post and organising and sending
  • outgoing post.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Ability to prioritise and manage multiple tasks.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Strong IT skills including detailed knowledge of Microsoft office.
  • Experience with Sharepoint preferred.

In Return We Offer

  • A Competitive salary
  • 3 weeks of PTO (increasing in service)
  • 401k

Who We Are

Illingworth Research Group provides a range of clinical development services to the pharmaceutical, healthcare, biotechnology and medical device industries. We are experts in providing Research Nursing for Phase I to IV clinical trials across many different therapeutic areas. We have grown organically over our 20 year history offering all services near globally. On and Off-Site Research Nursing capabilities continue to expand in support of the patient centricity movement.

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What makes us different

Our focus is on attracting, training, resourcing, and retaining the best talent in the industry. This strategic investment has cultivated a culture of client loyalty, with many citing staff excellence as one of their primary reasons for returning to Illingworth’s services over and over.  Our team offers open, honest channels of communication and a flexible supportive approach.

We aim to provide challenging and exciting career opportunities while encouraging and supporting personal career development. We appreciate our roles might look different to some more traditional clinical research positions. As such, we are happy to answer any questions you may have regarding our opportunities... a role needs to be right for you! Most of all, if you are passionate about improving the experience of patients within clinical trials, we would love to hear from you.