Clinical Trials Assistant

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Department: South West Healthcare
Work Type: Ongoing - part time
Job Function: Medical and Nursing
Classification: As per award
Work Location: Warrnambool
Reference: VG/1748261
Closing Date: 24-Sep-2023
Salary Range: As per award
Job Duration: N/A
Attachments: Position Description - Clinical Trials Assistant Administration and data management HS2.pdf (PDF, 387KB)

Contact: Leah Damman, Manager of Research 5563 1633

Position Details

About the role

South West Healthcare (SWH) is now seeking a Clinical Trials Assistant to carry out administrative functions and data management within the Clinical Trials Unit. This position contributes to the effective delivery of clinical trials undertaken by a multidisciplinary team, working closely with the other members of the Unit.

The role includes undertaking a wide range of activities related to the set-up and running of clinical trials at SWH and site administration. This includes updating and maintaining various research databases, Electronic Site Files and Clinical Trial Research Agreements (CTRA's). The position applies understanding of governance processes and finance and budgetary processes in effectively administering clinical trials, ensuring procedures and practices comply with relevant legislation, policy and procedures.

  • This is permanent part time (56 hours per fortnight) position.

What you bring

The successful applicant will have excellent administration skills, previous experience and proficiency in data input and management and demonstrated problem-solving, time management and confidentiality is key to this role. Prior experience in governance and administration of clinical trials is desirable, along with a Certificate/Diploma/Degree in a relevant area of study.

What we offer

You will enjoy benefits such as:

  • Excellent salary packaging options including meals & entertainment, novated leasing and additional superannuation contributions;
  • Internal and external professional development opportunities;
  • A range of internal development opportunities focusing on personal development such as resilience and mentoring workshops and comprehensive leadership programs;
  • Excellent terms and conditions of employment.

Who we are

As an organisation SWH prides themselves on their values; Care, Respect, Excellence, Integrity and Leadership and their overall dedication to the local community. Learn more about SWH here.

SWH respects all individuals and promote equity and inclusion of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, people of all genders, sexual orientations, abilities, ages, racial, cultural and religious backgrounds and socio- economic status.

SWH is the major specialist referral centre for the Barwon South West sub-region, and provides a comprehensive range of acute, sub-acute, specialist, community, mental health and aged services.

With a population of 39,000 and a catchment of 100,000 Warrnambool is the regional centre to Victoria's Great South Coast.

To learn about the vibrant town and region please visit:

How to apply

Submit your application by selecting the Apply button below and include a cover letter and resume by Sunday 24 September 2023. Please ensure you address the selection criteria as outlined in the position description.

Employment Terms and Conditions will be in line with the Victorian Public Health Sector (Health & Allied Services, Managers & Administrative Workers) Single Interest Enterprise Agreement 2021 – 2025, Administrative Worker Grade 2.

The successful applicant will be required to be eligible for and undergo the following:

  • Police Record Check
  • Employee Working with Children's Check
  • Current Immunisation status

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