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Programme Manager

PCPS Trials Unit

Location:  Aldermoor Health Centre
Salary:   £30,395 to £37,345 Pro rata per annum
Part Time (0.5) Fixed Term until 01/09/2021
Closing Date:  Wednesday 31 July 2019
Interview Date:   Wednesday 28 August 2019
Reference:  1161219LG

Primary Care Group, Aldermoor Health Centre

A part-time post (50%FTE) has become available for a Programme Manager on the RECUR Programme Grant from September 2019 to September 2021, with possible further extension depending on funding. 

The programme is led by Prof Paul Little and Dr Adam Geraghty and the post is based at Aldermoor Health Centre.  The RECUR programme is a collaboration with Universities of Bristol, Oxford and Bath.

The aim of the RECUR programme is to develop and trial a number of approaches to reduce recurrent respiratory tract infection in primary care. These approaches include digital interventions (for physical activity and stress management) and nasal sprays. RECUR is comprised of a number of studies including initial qualitative studies, a feasibility trial and a full randomised controlled trial. This advertised role would set up and manage the recruitment of practices and patients for the qualitative study, and contribute to setup, running and oversight of the feasibility trial. If funding is approved for the main trial component of the programme this role would contribute to the setup, oversight and running of the main multi-centre trial. 

This role will involve working closely with collaborators in Health Psychology, including Professor Lucy Yardley and Dr Katherine Bradbury, as well as an Academic Lead based at Aldermoor Health Centre. 

The successful applicant will need to have a skill level equivalent to achievement of a degree in a health-related discipline or equivalent experience. Experience of working in an NHS or other health-related research environment is essential. 

For an informal discussion about the post please contact Dr Adam Geraghty: A.W.Geraghty@soton.ac.uk.

Application Procedure

You should submit your completed online application form at https://jobs.soton.ac.uk. The application deadline will be midnight on the closing date stated above. If you need any assistance, please call Ita Holmes (Recruitment Team) on +44 (0) 23 8059 9002. Please quote reference 1161219LG on all correspondence.

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The Faculty of Medicine holds an Athena SWAN Silver Award demonstrating commitment to equal opportunities and gender balance in the workplace. The Faculty recognises that applicants may seek flexible working patterns which will be considered as part of the recruitment process. For further information including key benefits designed to help maintain and support employees' well-being and work-life balance, please see our working with us website pages.

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