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Nurse Centre Manager

Location: Brentwood - with travel required, to NatCen offices in London & Edinburgh and other regional locations within England, Scotland or Wales.

Salary: £32k - £36k (Depending on skills & experience)

Department: Data Collection

Contract: Permanent

Application deadline: 22 July 2019

We are looking to recruit a Nurse Centre Manager to join our NatCen Nurse Centre of Excellence team, working to support the Head of the Nurse Centre in delivering quality nurse and biomedical fieldwork, along with driving forward high levels of performance across the Nurse and biomedical data collection field force.

About the role

Candidates will be highly motivated to manage the Nurse Centre on a day to day basis. The role reports to the Head of the Nurse Centre and supports the wider Nurse Centre office based and remote office team, in delivering nurse/biomedical data collection to NatCen’s quality standards and measurement targets.

The Nurse Centre Manager will need to work effectively and proactively with other NatCen departments and personnel to ensure nurse/biomedical data collection activity is risk assessed and appropriately resourced for fieldwork demands.

The successful candidate will have proven management, recruitment and training skills to help manage and develop the provision of Nurse/biomedical fieldwork capacity. They will also demonstrate a high level of analytical skills, interpreting information from a wide range of sources, turning the insights generated into actions that drive high levels of biomedical data collection quality and achievement.

We are particularly interested in hearing from candidates that have experience of working within biomedical measurement protocols and procedures, as used in clinical and health research, including biomedical sample taking (e.g. venepuncture).

A good knowledge and understanding of survey research processes including those involving field based biomedical data collection, alongside the professional implications and best practice principles is also essential.

For a detailed job description, please click here.

About NatCen Social Research

At NatCen Social Research, we're driven by the belief that social research has the power to make life better. Our research influences policy makers, practitioners, academics and the media, shaping our understanding of the world we live in and how it is changing.

We offer a collaborative and stimulating environment with a high profile, challenging research programme, as well as favourable working conditions. 

Currently, we are only able to consider applicants with eligibility to work in the UK.

How to apply

Please submit your CV and supporting statement (no more than 700 words) outlining your skills, experience and why you would make a great addition to the team by email to

Closing date for applications will be 9am, Monday 22nd July 2019.

For an informal conversation about the role please contact Jo Taylor, Head of Nurse Centre on 01277 690067 or via:

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