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Biomedical and Nurse Survey Interviewer

Biomedical and Nurse Survey Interviewers
Location: Guildford, Home-based with travel


Remuneration:
Expected earnings equivalent to around £20 per hour on average, with enhancements for working in certain metropolitan areas


Contract:
Freelance (Other-Worker status)


We are recruiting nurses, midwives and related healthcare professionals for community-based biomedical data collection on health-related studies.

Opportunities are available in areas across the UK.

However, we are particularly interested in filling roles in the following geographical areas: Carlisle, Swansea, York, Lincoln, Peterborough, Norwich, Ashford, Canterbury, Thanet, Croydon, Guildford, Plymouth, Wells in Somerset.


The Opportunity


Social and health research has the power to improve lives.

As one of our Bio/Nurse Survey Interviewers, you'll get to know this better than most.

After all, when you're out in the community meeting new people and using your talents in a different way, you'll be helping to gather the research data that informs the social and health policies of the future.


You will work on a variety of research projects requiring biophysical data collection visits, usually, in people's homes.

This biophysical data collection will include some of the following:


, Administering a computer-assisted interview which may ask questions around health and illness, education, housing, income, family, leisure and exercise, diet and nutrition
, Undertaking physical measurements, for example: blood pressure; waist and hip circumference; height; weight and body fat percentage; grip strength; lung function; blood, urine, saliva and hair samples
, Recording information on prescribed medication taken by participants


The Skills You'll Need


We're looking for:
, Friendly and courteous people who like meeting others
, Good organisational skills
, A good standard of written and spoken English
, The right to work in the UK
, Current registration as a healthcare practitioner, on a related professional practice register (e.g.

Registered Nurse/Midwife/Paramedic/Nursing Assistant/Operating Dept.

Assistant/Phlebotomist etc) with proven competence and confidence in taking venous blood samples within current role or the last twelve months.
, A full UK driving licence and access to an appropriately insured car.
, You must be able to provide evidence of your current immunity levels to Hepatitis B and be willing to undergo an enhanced DBS (Disclosure and Barring Service) Check.


What We Can Offer in Return:
, Comprehensive training at our London offices and support in your first assignments with NatCen
, Ongoing support and guidance once engaged on the panel including NMC (Nursing and Midwifery Council) revalidation confirmation or other related Professional Practice re-registration activity
, Regular paid updates and briefings for project work including venepuncture and basic life support


We'll discuss this in more depth with you if your initial application is successful.

And, if you've other commitments, you'll be pleased to hear working hours are flexible.

Travel time and mileage is also paid when carrying out survey work as a Biomedical / Nurse Survey Interviewer.


Applications are open on an ongoing basis.


Please click 'Apply' to forward your CV.