Project and Communications Officer

Leeds, United Kingdom
£23,067 to £26,715 p.a. pro rata
15 Oct 2019
End of advertisement period
24 Oct 2019
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Part Time

Are you interested in supporting an exciting programme of mental health research? Do you have experience of project administration and working with digital communications to share research findings with multiple audiences? Do you take a flexible approach to your work and thrive on working in a busy team? 

The Leeds Institute of Health Sciences (LIHS) is seeking an enthusiastic team player with excellent writing and communication skills who can demonstrate a high level of accuracy and attention to detail to provide project and communications support for an NIHR Programme Grant – FReSH START: Function REplacement in repeated Self-Harm: Standardising Therapeutic Assessment and the Related Therapy.

You will play a crucial role in supporting the administration of the research programme, and promoting the impact generated by the programme of work. You will be required to engage fully with key stakeholders providing regular and timely updates on our evidence, news and resources.

As well as excellent literacy and word processing skills, you will have first-rate interpersonal, organisational and communication skills and will be able to work on your own initiative. You will also have previous relevant communications and office experience, writing expertise, and a flexible approach to your work. 

To explore the post further or for any enquiries you may have, please contact:

Emma Morgan, Business Co-ordinator
Telephone: +44 (0)113 343 6942, Email: 


Meredith Green, Business Co-ordinator
Telephone: +44 (0)113 343 7037   Email: 

Further Information

The University of Leeds is committed to providing equal opportunities for all and offers a range of family friendly policies. The University is a charter member of Athena SWAN and holds the Bronze award. The School of Medicine gained the Silver award in 2016.  We are committed to being an inclusive medical school that values all staff, and we are happy to consider job share applications and requests for flexible working arrangements from our employees.

Location:  Leeds - Main Campus
Faculty/Service:  Faculty of Medicine & Health
School/Institute:  Leeds Institute of Health Sciences (LIHS)
Section:  Division of Psychological & Social Medicine
Category:  Administrative and Clerical Support
Grade:  Grade 5
Salary:  £23,067 to £26,715 p.a. pro rata
Working Time:  60% FTE
Post Type:  Part Time
Contract Type:  Fixed Term (until 31 August 2021)    
Closing Date:  Thursday 24 October 2019    
Downloads:  Candidate Brief  

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