What will the apprentice be doing?
As a Clinical Trials Apprentice, you will embark on a 5-year employment rotation at HMR whilst studying for a BSc (Hons) in Applied Bioscience with the University of Kent.
During your time at HMR, you'll work on early clinical trials of new medicines in humans and will become part of a diverse team producing high-quality clinical data from varied clinical studies on behalf of our sponsors (pharmaceutical companies).
You'll gain understanding of the important steps it takes for new medicines to become approved.
This is an excellent first step in the UK clinical trials industry. Your journey at HMR will include:
Year 1: Induction and ward rotation
Year 2: Recruitment & Screening and Data Management
Year 3: Ward (intermediate) rotation
Year 4: Quality assurance (QA) and monitoring rotations
Year 5: Project management assistance and data management
We'll provide full training for each role and you'll receive support from your dedicated mentor and our in-house training team.
You'll gain skills and knowledge in a variety of areas including:
· Recording clinical trial data from healthy volunteers
· Collection and processing of biological samples
· Good Clinical Practice (GCP) and key regulations
· Trial master file (TMF) preparation and maintenance
· Quality control (QC) of the case report form (CRF)
· Basic / immediate life support training
· Championing clinical trials from start to finish
What training will the apprentice take and what qualification will the apprentice get at the end?
You will embark on a 5-year employment rotation at HMR whilst studying for a BSc (Hons) in Applied Bioscience with the University of Kent.
This is one day per week remote online study.
Two summer school's in person on the University of Kent Campus.
What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?
On successful completion of the apprenticeship, candidates will be able to apply for further positions.
Requirements and prospects
Desired skills and personal qualities
Communication skills, IT skills, Organisation skills, Problem solving skills, Team working, Professionalism, Multitasking, Leadership, Time management, Motivation
GCSE or equivalent English (Grade 4/C) Essential
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade 4/C) Essential
A Level or equivalent Biology (Grade C) Essential
Things to consider
Please ensure you check out travel options to be able to commute to the workplace. See the following website: http//www.transportdirect.info All applications to be made through apprenticeship vacancies. Do not contact the employer. Please note the working patterns for this role: Night, evening and alternate weekend work is required during the ward rotations