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					                                        JOB DESCRIPTION

POST TITLE:                              Data Input Clerk

DEPARTMENT:                              Warwick Medical School

SUB-DEPARTMENT:                          Division of Health Sciences- Clinical Trials Unit

POST RESPONSIBLE TO:                     Clinical Trial Coordinator

FIXED TERM CONTRACT:                     for 1 year

SALARY:                                  £15,503 - £16,846 pa

REFERENCE NUMBER:                        72250-092

CLOSING DATE:                            25th September 2012


To assist in the management of data on clinical trials activity carried out within the Warwick Clinical
Trials Unit. To ensure that data is entered onto the database in a timely way, contact participants in
the trials to encourage return of their questionnaires and check the information provided, dispatch
questionnaires and ensure that all documentation is archived effectively. To support the trial
coordinator in the preparation of materials for use by sites and participants.


1. Assistance with establishing and maintaining databases on research projects

2. Data entry and data cleaning relating to research projects within the group

3. Mailing and collection of questionnaire and other data

4. Following up missing data including telephone follow up of trial participants

5. Maintain and develop IT and manual filing and record systems, reviewing and implementing
revised systems where appropriate

6. Transcription of recorded interviews/meetings in required format

7. Any other duties (e.g. routine clerical tasks, minute taking) as may be required under the
supervision of the Clinical Trials Co-Ordinator
                                           PERSON SPECIFICATION

POST TITLE:                   Data Input Clerk

DEPARTMENT:                   Warwick Medical School

The Person Specification focuses on the knowledge, skills, experience and qualifications required to undertake the role

REQUIREMENTS                                                              ESSENTIAL (E) or           MEASURED BY:
The postholder must be able                                               DESIRABLE (D)              a) Application Form
to demonstrate:                                                           REQUIREMENTS               b) Test/Exercise
                                                                                                     c) Interview
                                                                                                     d) Presentation
Educated to GCSE level or equivalent with Maths and                       E                          a)
English of Grade C or above
Experience of working in a healthcare or research                         E                          a)
Proven data input experience                                              E                          a)
                                                                                                     explore further at c)
Attention to detail                                                       E                          a)
                                                                                                     explore further at c)
Good working knowledge of Microsoft Office 2007                           E                          a), b)
(including Access)                                                                                   explore further at c)
Excellent standard of written English                                     E                          a)

Ability to work as part of a team                                         E                          a), c)

Excellent verbal communication skills with ability to                     E                          b), c)
communicate with a range of people

Committed, coupled with a high degree of integrity and                    E                          c)
                               FURTHER PARTICULARS

For further information about the University of Warwick, please visit our website at

For further information about the Warwick Clinical Trials Unit, please see our website
at www.warwick.ac.uk/go/ctu.

Warwick Medical School (WMS)

Dean – Professor Peter Winstanley

Established in 2000, Warwick Medical School forms the Faculty of Medicine at the University
of Warwick, one of the UK's top universities. For further information about Warwick Medical
School, please visit our website at

Research at WMS

Division of Biomedical Cell Biology- Led by: Professor John Davey
The Division of Biomedical Cell Biology (BCB) carries out fundamental molecular and
cellular research into biomedical problems. BCB explores a broad, integrated ‘systems’
understanding of the highly complex interactions between components of physiological
systems at the molecular, cellular, tissue, organ and system levels. The division has
research links with colleagues in WMS, Life Sciences and Systems Biology, as well as
Chemistry, Physics, Computer Sciences, Complexity and Engineering. For further
information, please visit our website at

Division of Health Sciences - Led by: Professor Martin Underwood
The Division of Health Sciences (HS) integrates work from societal, social, psychological,
organisational and bio-medical perspectives. HS focuses on the design and evaluation of
interventions (behavioural, medical, technological and organisational), plus how the
application of knowledge in these areas change clinical practice and ultimately health
outcomes. The division's work includes applied health services research, methodological
development/application of health sciences, as well as relevant theoretical enquiry and
discovery science. For further information, please visit our website at

Division of Mental Health and Wellbeing - Led by: Professor Swaran Singh
Research in the Division of Mental Health Science and Wellbeing (MHWB) ranges from
serious mental disorders to mental wellbeing, and across the life span from neonates to the
elderly. The Division brings together experts in psychiatry, public health, epidemiology,
cognitive neuroscience, psychology, social sciences and community paediatrics with a
shared academic agenda that focuses on robust methodologies and excellence in design
and execution. For further information, please visit our website at
Division of Metabolic and Vascular Health - Led by: Professor Victor Zammit
The Division of Metabolic and Vascular Health focuses on the elucidation of mechanisms
involved in the maintenance of health, and the aetiology of metabolic and cardiovascular
diseases which account for the greatest incidence of morbidity globally. The Division
integrates molecular/cell biological, physiological and pharmacological studies at several
layers of biological organization leading to human studies, coupled with the development of
diagnostics and preventive treatment strategies, and research into the delivery of patient
care. For further information, please visit our website at

Division of Reproductive Health - Led by: Professor Jan Brosens
The Division of Reproductive Health focuses on improving reproductive outcome by
conducting well-powered observational and interventional clinical studies underpinned by
innovative basic and translational research. Our scope spans from pre-pregnancy fertility
assessment, predicting and preventing implantation failure, early pregnancy loss and
obstetrical complications to developing novel therapeutics for parturition-associated
disorders. For further information, please visit our website at

Education at WMS

The Education and Development division and its four teams cover all our teaching
programmes including the respected MB ChB course which is the Bachelor of Medicine and

Our MB ChB has been designed to meet the changing needs of a doctor in the 21st Century.
We have staff known nationally and internationally for their excellent teaching reputations
who are at the forefront of their subjects. Teaching takes place in the settings of our modern
facilities at the University of Warwick and at a selection of regional hospitals. These include
state-of-the art new facilities for teaching anatomy and clinical skills based at University
Hospitals Coventry and Warwickshire NHS Trust (UHCW) in a fabulous Surgical Skills
Training Centre.

Our educational programmes are underpinned by sound educational theory with delivery
combining clinical, educational, administrative and technical expertise, and with an emphasis
on multi-professional learning and reflection on practice. WMS has a comprehensive and
innovative portfolio of Masters and PhD Programmes offering flexible, professionally relevant
and high quality courses. To complement these, we provide a broad range of short courses
linked to practice and role development for health professionals in areas such as diabetes,
clinical systems improvement, leadership and team building. Programmes are continually
updated in response to developments in policy and professional practice, changing needs of
the NHS and to the needs of current and prospective students.

Dean’s Office and Professional Support Services (DOPPS)

DOPPS consists of all the managerial functions of WMS including finance, HR, IT, Marketing
and Communications as well as facilities management and reception.
Recruitment of Ex-Offenders Policy
As an organisation using the Criminal Records Bureau (CRB) Disclosure service to assess
applicants’ suitability for positions of trust, the University of Warwick complies with the CRB
Code of Practice and undertakes not to discriminate unfairly against any subject of a
Disclosure on the basis of a conviction or other information revealed. More information is
available on the University’s Vacancy pages and applicants may request a copy of the CRB
Code of Practice.

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