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Research Fellow in Public Partnership Involvement & Engagement (PPIE) / Public Partnership Involvement & Engagement (PPIE) Officer

Primary Care Research Centre

Location:  Aldermoor Health Centre
Salary:   £34,980 to £42,978 Pro rata per annum
Part Time (24.5 hours) Fixed Term until 31/03/2025
Closing Date:  Tuesday 06 August 2024
Interview Date:   To be confirmed
Reference:  2796924LG

Please note: This role will be either ERE Level 4 (PPIE Research Fellow) or MSA Level 4 (PPIE Officer)

The Primary Care Research Centre (PCRC) is seeking a dynamic Public Partnership Involvement & Engagement (PPIE) Officer or Research Fellow to work with the existing team to develop and deliver an exciting public involvement, engagement, outreach and communications strategy. We have an innovative portfolio of public involvement and engagement activities that we are aiming to expand and develop.

If you are applying for the MSA position, you will need to have skill level equivalent to achievement of HND, Degree, NVQ4 or basic professional qualification and relevant experience working with patients and the public.

If you are applying for the ERE position, you will need to have a PhD or equivalent professional qualifications and experience in health or social care research. Applications for Research Fellow positions will be considered from candidates who are working towards or nearing completion of a relevant PhD qualification. The title of Research Fellow will be applied upon successful completion of the PhD. Prior to the qualification being awarded the title of Senior Research Assistant will be given.

You will possess excellent written and verbal communication skills. and organisational skills. You will have a proven record of managing your own time and strong organisational skills. Experience working with a diverse range of patients and/or the public is essential. Having previous experience of working in health or research communications and/or public involvement and engagement in research will be a strong advantage.

As a university we aim to create an environment where everyone can thrive and are proactive in fostering a culture of inclusion, respect and equality of opportunity. We believe that we can only truly meet our objectives if we are reflective of society, so we are passionate about creating a working environment in which you are free to bring your whole self to work.

For informal enquiries please contact PCRC PPIE Officer Kate Henaghan-Sykes  or Professor Miriam Santer 

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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We are committed to equality, diversity and inclusion and welcome applicants who support our mission of inclusivity.

Apply by 11.59 pm GMT on the closing date. For assistance contact Recruitment on +44(0)2380 592750 or quoting the job number.

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