Research Associate, EDITION Project

Manchester, United Kingdom
£32,236 per annum
09 Sep 2018
End of advertisement period
07 Oct 2018
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time

Location : Oxford Road, Manchester
Closing Date : 07/10/2018
Salary : £32,236 per annum
Employment Type : Fixed Term
Faculty / Organisational Unit : Biology, Medicine & Health
Division : Nursing, Midwifery & Social Work
Hours Per week : full time
Contract Duration : Available from 1 January 2019 to 31 August 2020

The EDITION study has been funded by the National Institute of Health Research to develop and evaluate a de-escalation techniques training package to reduce staff-patient conflict in in-patient mental health settings. This post will require advanced skills in qualitative methods and trials methodology. You should have excellent communication skills and demonstrable experience of working, in either a clinical or research capacity, with secondary mental healthcare services populations.

You will lead data collection in the Barnsley and Wakefield sites. This will involve leading focus groups and interviews, conducting participant observation and recruiting patients and staff to complete follow-up assessments. You will need to travel regularly and work for extended periods within the study sites during data collection periods.

The post is full time for 20 months from 1st January 2019 until August 31st 2020.

NB there will be an opportunity for the candidate to work up to three days a week (21 hours) from the 1st October prior to starting full-time on January 1st. This is an option for the candidate and there will be no expectation or requirement that they use it.

As an equal opportunities employer we welcome applicants from all sections of the community regardless of gender, ethnicity, disability, sexual orientation and transgender status. All appointments are made on merit.

Please note that we are unable to respond to enquiries, accept CVs or applications from Recruitment Agencies

Enquiries about vacancy shortlisting and interviews:

Name: Dr Owen Price


Tel: 0161 306 7877

General enquiries:


Tel: 0161 275 4499

Technical support:


Tel: 0161 850 2004

This vacancy will close for applications at midnight on the closing date

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