Clinical Trials Specialist Apprentice Level 6 SYNEOS HEALTH UK LIMITED

This scheme will give you invaluable experience working in clinical trials, whilst completing a degree - with no fees. Where’s the catch? There isn’t one! This is an office-based role, where you will support a mix of departments, such as TMF; Clinical Operations; Study Start Up; Stats & Programming; Pharmacovigilance; Reg Affairs; Proposals.

This apprenticeship requires you to apply through the employer's website.

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Closing date: 21 Jun 2024

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


    Yearly increase (assuming performance expectations are met) to a maximum of £29,000 by year 5.

  • Working week

    Monday - Friday, flexi time between 8.00am and 6.00pm

    Total hours per week: 37.5

  • Expected duration

    60 Months

  • Possible start date

    16 Sep 2024

  • Date posted

    29 Apr 2024

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 6 (Degree with honours)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    4 available

What you will do in your working day

  • Supporting assigned departments with daily business operations involved in clinical trials as determined by business needs
  • Performing your daily activities in compliance with applicable Corporate and Clinical Operations Policies, Standard Operating Procedures and Work Instructions
  • Completing all assigned trainings and assignments (both company and University) to facilitate ongoing development within the company and to meet the degree program requirements.
  • Your assignment to Business Units will be determined for each apprentice and may include the following functional areas: TMF Operations; Site & Patient Access; Proposals; Clinical Operations; Clinical Monitoring; Study Start Up; Stats and Programming; Pharmacovigilance

The training you will be getting

  • Qualification: BSc Applied Bioscience
  • One day per week remote learning

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

Potentially suitable roles at the end of the apprenticeship scheme might be:

  • Clinical Research Associate (CRA)
  • Project Specialist / Project Management
  • Study Start Up Specialist
  • Patient Recruitment Specialist
  • Proposals Specialist
  • Statistical Programming

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Team working, Initiative


GCSE or equivalent Maths and English (Grade 4 or above (C or above)) Essential
A Level or equivalent Biology (Grade C or above) Desired

Things to consider

Please be aware that this is an office based role - not lab-based or working directly with patients.

About the employer

Syneos Health® is the only fully integrated biopharmaceutical solutions organization purpose-built to accelerate customer success. We lead with a product development mindset, strategically blending clinical development, medical affairs and commercial capabilities to address modern market realities. Together we speed our customers’ delivery of important therapies to patients. We support a diverse, equitable and inclusive culture.




Farnborough Business Park

1 Pinehurst Road


GU14 7BF


Jeni De'Ath

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Training provider


Adjustments for experience

You could reduce your training time, or finish your apprenticeship faster, if you have relevant prior learning or experience. This could be relevant:

  • training
  • qualifications, like an NVQ in a relevant field
  • industry or sector experience

Apprenticeship standard

Clinical trials specialist (degree)

Level 6 (Degree with honours)

Demonstrating experience

If your application is successful, you will have a chance to discuss your relevant prior learning or experience with your training provider and employer. You will all need to agree any adjustments to your training plan.

You should be prepared to show your competence, and evidence of relevant qualifications

Employer's Application Instructions

Please apply via the Syneos Health website using this link.

This apprenticeship requires you to apply through the employer's website.

Apply now

Closing date: 21 Jun 2024