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Why work for The UK Kidney Association?

The UKKA is committed to creating and sustaining an inclusive, positive, fair and mutually supportive environment, where people can work productively together. We accept, respect and value people with diverse identities and backgrounds and believe our differences make us stronger and more effective in achieving our goals. 

We offer competitive salaries, a generous contributory pension scheme, paid leave, and a training budget. We are committed to a flexible approach to working, to support the various patterns that suit the different needs of our staff. We promote wellbeing, offering a variety of provisions, including a comprehensive employee assistance programme and salary sacrifice cycle to work scheme.

Any current job opportunities will be posted here


Clinical Research Fellow (clinically qualified and registered, e.g. NMC, GMC, HPCP)

We are seeking a clinician experienced in kidney care to act as first point of contact for clinical data queries for UKRR colleagues, including statisticians and data managers. They will contribute to the core work of the UKRR including the writing of research papers, preparation of its CKD and AKI annual reports, whilst developing their own programme of work. The skills and experience obtained during this time will be invaluable for an applicant aiming to become a local quality assurance/ audit lead in the future.

Hours: 4 days per week, flexible working (if currently working full time, it may be possible to continue working clinically for one day per week, with the agreement of your Trust)

Salary: Secondees-current basic salary or £48,000 (pro rata £38,500)

Contract: 2 years fixed term or secondment

Location: Bristol with remote working

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Closing date: Monday 15th January 2024


NICE accredited clinical practice guidelines 

Available here

25th Annual Report

Analyses about the care provided to patients at UK renal centres.

Read the report

2022 UKRR AKI Report

A report on the nationwide collection of AKI warning test scores. 

Read the report