Senior Research Associate/Research Fellow, Evaluation of Perinatal Mental Health Team

Bristol, United Kingdom
£37,345 - £48,677 per annum pro rata
04 Feb 2019
End of advertisement period
06 Mar 2019
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Part Time

Division/School Bristol Medical School
Contract type Fixed Term Contract
Working pattern Part time
Salary £37,345 - £42,036 per annum pro rata (Grade J) / £43,267 - £48,677 per annum pro rata (Grade K)
Closing date for applications 06-Mar-2019

We are seeking an enthusiastic, experienced mixed methods researcher with expertise in health services research to join an established multi-disciplinary research group led by Dr Jonathan Evans in the Centre for Academic Mental Health (CAMH), which is part of the School of Social and Community Medicine (SSCM) at the University of Bristol. It is open to researchers with a background in healthcare research and an interest in service evaluation.

The post will entail the use of both qualitative and quantitative methodologies to continue the evaluation of a new Specialist Community Perinatal Mental Health Service (SCPMS) for Bristol, North Somerset and South Gloucestershire that was set up in November 2016. The main requirement of the role is to conduct, analyse and write-up a series of qualitative interviews with service users on their experience of accessing and using the service. The post holder will also be required to assist in the preparation of a report to the funders (Bristol, North Somerset and South Gloucestershire Clinical Commissiong Group) on the effectiveness of the service.

The post holder will be required to travel regularly to the SCPMS team, which is currently based at Callington Road Hospital. The post holder may also be required to travel to the homes of service users when required to conduct the interviews. The post holder will be based at the Centre for Academic Mental Health (CAMH), Oakfield House, Clifton, BS8 2BN.

The post is available part-time for 6 months from 1st February 2019 at a FTE 0.7.

For informal enquiries, please contact Dr Jonathan Evans ( or Dr Helen Baxter (

We appreciate and value difference, seeking to attract, develop and retain a diverse mix of talented people that will contribute to the overall success of Bristol and help maintain our position as one of the world’s leading universities.

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