Research Fellow In Goals Of Care Initiative In Progressing Cancer

Manchester, United Kingdom
£40,792 per annum
07 Nov 2018
End of advertisement period
09 Dec 2018
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time

Location : Oxford Road, Manchester
Closing Date : 09/12/2018
Salary : £40,792 per annum
Employment Type : Fixed Term
Faculty / Organisational Unit : Biology, Medicine & Health
Division : Nursing, Midwifery & Social Work
Hours Per week : Full Time
Contract Duration : Fixed term starting 1 December 2018 until 31 March 2021

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Research Fellow to take a lead role in a programme of work based in the School of Health Sciences, University of Manchester and The Christie NHS Foundation Trust. Funded by the Greater Manchester Cancer, the study is an implementation-evaluation of the Goals Care Initiative to enhance chemotherapy-related shared-decision making in progressing cancer. It involves a combination of element of implementation science and clinical effectiveness – known as hybrid design The project will roll-out GOCI in a stepped-wedge cluster randomised trial across seven cancer groups.

The role will include leading the trial implementation including day-to-day activities, training and oversight of staff across sites, participant recruitment, data management, report writing and adherence to Good Clinical Practice. You will be responsible for the management of other GOCI staff.

We are looking for an individual with excellent organisational and communication skills; who can work well both in a team and using their own initiative. Previous experience working in the NHS and implementation science is desirable.

The School is strongly committed to promoting equality and diversity, including the Athena SWAN charter for gender equality in higher education. The School holds a Silver Award which recognises their good practice in relation to gender; including flexible working arrangements, family-friendly policies, and support to allow staff achieve a good work-life balance. We particularly welcome applications from women for this post. Appointment will always be made on merit. For further information, please visit:

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

Enquiries about the vacancy, shortlisting and interviews:


Tel: 0161 306 7863

Technical support:


Tel: 0161 850 2004

General enquiries:


Tel: 0161 275 4499

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

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