APPLY NOW: Research Fellow position on the Together Project funded by Health Education England SE Intellectual Disabilities Programme and National Institute for Health Research Applied Research Collaboration in Kent, Surrey and Sussex

Location: Guildford
Salary: £31,866 to £38,017 per annum
£25,493 to £30,414 per annum pro rata (0.8 FTE)
Post Type: Part Time
Advert Placed: Tuesday 22 June 2021
Closing Date: Monday 12 July 2021
Interview Date: Tuesday 20 July 2021

In phase 1 of the Together Project, we co-produced an intervention designed to support the delivery of good maternity care to people with learning disabilities.  We are now recruiting a Research Fellow to support phase 2 of the Together Project, in this next stage of the study, the intervention will be implemented and evaluated in practice within local maternity systems in the south east of England.  Using remote interviews, we will collect and analyse the views of parents-to be with learning disabilities and the midwives who support them, regarding the acceptability and impact of the intervention.  

We are looking for an individual with excellent research and communication skills, both verbal and written, who can work independently.  This role will require a researcher who is confident engaging with parents with learning disabilities, midwives, and practitioners with expertise in maternity care and learning disabilities services. The successful candidate will be responsible for coordinating and undertaking research activities including gaining the necessary approvals from participating NHS sites, data collection, analysis and dissemination. Previous knowledge and experience of undertaking applied healthcare research is essential.  

This is a fixed-term, part-time (0.8 FTE) post for up to 12 months.

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