Research Assistant / Research Nurse

Band 6

Main area
Mental Health
Grade
Band 6
Contract
Fixed-term 9 months
Hours
37.5 hours per week
Job ref
363-CP3646
Site
CORP CLRN Allocations
Town
LONDON
Salary
£30,550 to £40,104 pa inc HCA
Closing
27/05/2018 23:59
Interview date
08/06/2018

ELFT (East London NHS Foundation Trust) is making a positive difference to thousands of people’s lives, providing support so that they can fulfil their potential and enjoy healthy lives.

ELFT has been named one of the HSJ Top 10 best places to work in healthcare, HSJ Provider Trust of the Year and graded as Outstanding by our regulator, the Care Quality Commission (CQC) in 2016. We believe that staff who feel valued by the Trust and are truly engaged in the organisation deliver better outcomes for our patients.

We have set ourselves the mission of providing the highest quality mental health and community care in England, and have embarked on an ambitious Quality Improvement Programme to transform the culture of the Trust to one of continuous improvement, delivered through participation of all staff and with service users, carers and families at the heart of our efforts to improve.

Geographic areas our services cover

ELFT provides a wide range of community and inpatient services to children, young people, adults of working age, older adults and forensic services to the City of London, Hackney, Newham, Tower Hamlets, Bedfordshire and Luton. We provide psychological therapy services to the London Borough of Richmond, as well as Children and Young People's Speech and Language Therapy in Barnet.

In addition, the Trust provides forensic services to the London Boroughs of Barking and Dagenham, Havering, Redbridge and Waltham Forest, and some specialist mental health services to North London, Hertfordshire and Essex.

The specialist Forensic Personality Disorder service serves North London and the specialist Chronic Fatigue Syndrome/ME adult outpatient service serves North London and the South of England.

The Trust's specialist Mother and Baby Psychiatric Unit receives referrals from London and the South East of England.


 

The East London NHS Foundation Trust is seeking a full-time Research Assistant or Research Nurse to provide maternity cover for a period of nine months.

The key purpose of this post is to support the Trust in achieving the NIHR Clinical Research Network (CRN) targets and Key Performance Indicators.  The post-holder will assist the Trust to increase, facilitate, and sustain the delivery of NIHR CRN portfolio studies at ELFT.

The main duties of the post-holder will be identifying, recruiting and supporting patients through the research process as well as providing support as necessary to study teams and clinicians. He or she will actively promote research amongst clinicians, service users and the wider NHS.

Additionally the post-holder will be responsible for collecting, analysing and reporting on research data pertaining to specific projects.  The post-holder will undertake statistical data analysis using complex methods and established software packages and be involved in the publication and dissemination/utilisation of findings.

The successful candidate will be familiar with participant recruitment and the collection, management and analysis of quantitative and qualitative data; research experience in the mental health field is desirable.

The Unit for Social and Community Psychiatry, with which the post is affiliated, is designated a World Health Organization (WHO) Collaborating Centre the only one in the world specifically for 'mental health services development'. It is one of a small network of selected centres that are involved in writing the European Mental Health Action Plan.

Your supporting statement must start with three reasons to shortlist me and in no less than 300 words give those reasons. If this section is not included you will not be considered for shortlisting.

 

Closing date: 27th May 2018

Interview date: 8th June 2018

 

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Applicant requirements

The postholder will have regular contact with vulnerable people and as such this post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service to check for any previous criminal convictions.

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carolanne.ellis-brewer@nhs.net

Displayed Contact Name: Carolanne ELLIS-BREWER

Displayed Contact Telephone Number: 020 7540 4210

 

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