Senior Research Fellow Quality & Safety Research Unit @BTHFT @yqsrdotorg #CLAHRCYHEBT @LawtonRebecca

Senior Research Fellow

Quality & Safety Research Unit

Grade: BAND 7
Salary: £31,072 – £40,964 PER ANNUM
Hours: 37.5 HOURS PER WEEK
FIXED TERM 32 MONTHS

Brief Description of the Role:

An exciting opportunity has arisen for an experienced and highly motivated individual to take on the role of Senior Research Fellow. The post holder will work on an NIHR funded project called ‘Understanding and enhancing how hospital staff learn from and act on patient experience data’. S/he will utilise their qualitative expertise via fieldwork and analysis. This will involve a variety of qualitative methods and intense action research with hospital ward staff. This project offers an experienced qualitative researcher the unique opportunity to develop their skills particularly in relation to action research.

The successful applicant will work within the Quality and Safety research unit. We are a multi-disciplinary research team who specialise in applied health research, focusing on organisational and team learning for patient safety, patient experience, behaviour change and patient involvement in safety. The post holder will be educated to masters level with at least three years’ experience of working in the field of applied health research. A PhD in a social science or health research area is highly desirable.  Considerable experience of designing, conducting, analysing and writing up qualitative research is required. Experience of research in patient experience and/or safety would be advantageous.

Interested applicants may contact Laura Sheard or Claire Marsh for further information.

Queries before 11th September:

laura.sheard@bthft.nhs.uk
01274 382828

Queries between 12th and 25th September:

claire.marsh@bthft.nhs.uk
01274 383694

We can offer staff gymnasiums on both hospital sites, subsidised restaurants. Excellent pension scheme including life assurance cover and childcare facilities.

Closing Date: 25.09.15 (This date may change dependent on the response)

Interview Date: 13.10.15

Apply on-line at: www.jobs.nhs.uk/in/btht quoting post ref 389-A-15-7484

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