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Clinician Researcher Credentials Support Assistant

Do you like working in a fast-past environment, with a dynamic and varied remit? Are you interested in enabling improvement and innovation that supports clinical research? Would you like to be part of introducing changes that better support the people who work in this environment?

The NHS needs to develop and retain a much broader cadre of clinician researchers to provide local leadership and delivery of high quality clinical research. We know that patients benefit from receiving care in organisations where clinical staff are involved in research. There is, however, a suboptimal match between the concentration of clinical research and the geographical distribution of disease burden.

The NIHR, which is funded through the Department of Health and Social Care, is fully committed to maintaining a vibrant and dynamic research landscape. Working with the Academy of Medical Royal Colleges (AoMRC) and several universities, the NIHR Clinical Research Network (CRN) is establishing a framework to support the upskilling of experienced clinicians working in everyday settings; enable them to deliver clinical research and develop as local research leaders.

You will be proactive and initiative-led and be able to work effectively as the link between the various stakeholders; supporting the Senior Learning Manager who is leading on this project on behalf of the NIHR CRN.

The employer for this role will be the University of Leeds.

The role will be based in either Leeds or London.

To explore the post further or for any queries you may have, please contact:

John Castledine, Head of Learning Development and Design,

Tel: +44 (0)113 343 0320 / 07825 283722, email: john.castledine@nihr.ac.uk 

Further Information

The University of Leeds is committed to providing equal opportunities for all and offers a range of family friendly policies. The University is a charter member of Athena SWAN and holds the Bronze award. The School of Medicine holds the Gold Award.  We are happy to consider job share applications and are committed to flexible working for all our employees.

Location:  Leeds or London
Faculty/Service:  Faculty of Medicine & Health
School/Institute:  NIHR CRNCC
Section:  NIHR CRN - Leeds or London Office
Category:  Administrative and Clerical Support
Grade:  Grade 5
Salary:  £23,067 to £26,715 p.a. pro rata
plus London weighting where applicable
Working Time:  100% full time equivalent
Post Type:  Full Time
Contract Type:  Fixed Term (31.03.2022)
Release Date:  Thursday 30 July 2020
Closing Date:  Sunday 16 August 2020
Reference:  MHNCC1235
Downloads:  Candidate Brief   Additional Information  
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