Research Assistant, CAREWELL Project

Dublin, Leinster (IE)
£25271.42 - £27821.44 per annum
07 Mar 2023
End of advertisement period
21 Mar 2023
Contract Type
Full Time

Applications are invited for a Temporary post of a Research Assistant within UCD School of Nursing, Midwifery and Health Systems

Applications are invited for the post of Research Assistant (RA) to work on a major four-year research project funded by the Health Research Board (HRB), to support family carers who balance work with the care of a sick or frail family member living at home. Led by a team of researchers at UCD, in partnership with Family Carers Ireland, the project aims to promote health and self-care behaviours among working family carers through the development of a workplace-based `CAREWELL' programme (, and determine the feasibility of the programme for use with family carers in public and private work settings.

The project also aims to examine strategies that enable family carers to combine caregiving responsibilities with work. The successful candidate will provide support to the Principal Investigator/nominee and team members on all research activities associated with the project. The successful candidate will provide assistance with literature reviews, and fieldwork, which will include focus groups, interviews, and web-based surveys with employers/managers and working family carers. The RA will also assist with data collation and analysis, dissemination and outreach activities, and with the design, development and evaluation of the CAREWELL programme.

Salary Range: 29,275 - 32,229 per annum

Salary offered will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.

Closing date: 17:00hrs (local Irish time) on 21st March 2023

Applications must be submitted by the closing date and time specified. Any applications which are still in progress at the closing time of 17:00hrs (Local Irish Time) on the specified closing date will be cancelled automatically by the system. UCD are unable to accept late applications. UCD do not require assistance from Recruitment Agencies. Any CV's submitted by Recruitment Agencies will be returned.

Prior to application, further information (including application procedure) should be obtained from the Work at UCD website: