Research Fellow - 23 months
Bradford Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
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50% home, 50% office - Fixed term 23 months
Do you want to be part of a supportive and inclusive team focussed on improving health care qualityand safety? Do you want to demonstrate your skills and develop them further, whilst making a difference in patient care?
We are seeking a researcher with a passion for patient safety, implementation or improvement science. We have a post available within our small and supportive Improvement Science team of the NIHR Yorkshire and Humber Applied Research Collaboration (NIHR YHARC). The YHARC is one of 15 ARCs across the country; ARCs foster collaboration between NHS, social care, third sector and industry organisations, and leading universities. Our team has expertise in health services research, improvement and behavioural science and the development and evaluation of complex interventions. We work with the other themes within the NIHR YHARC - older people, healthy childhood, mental health and urgent care - to support them to include improvement science methods within their projects. We also have an objective to develop improvement science skills within the region.
Our team sits within a wider research network: the Yorkshire Quality and Safety Research group . The group comprises researchers and leading academics from the Universities of Leeds, York and Bradford teamed with clinicians and managers from the Yorkshire and Humber health community, with the ultimate aim of making a real impact on the way health services are delivered
Main duties of the job
If you a health services researcher but are unfamiliar with the term Improvement Science, you may find it helpful to view our Improvement Science snapshot series to get further insight into the methods and approaches we use: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLaUHM9a-DQN00r7YmguFvwUS68zU7H5Q5
This is a great time to join the team, with the opportunity to shape the next phase of research projects that we take on, depending on your interests. Whatever the project, critical to the role will be an inclusive approach to engaging with patients and clinicians to optimise study design, data collection, and the impact of your findings.
We welcome contact from interested applicants. So, if you would like to know more about these roles, please contact the Improvement Science Programme Manager, Dr Andria Hanbury: email@example.com.
We can offer staff gymnasiums on both hospital sites, excellent pension scheme and advice on childcare.
Closing Date: 19.10.23 (This date may change dependent on the response)
At Bradford Teaching Hospitals we're passionate about providing outstanding care for the people of the Bradford district and communities across the North of England. We're keen to meet people interested in sharing our passion and helping us continue to deliver the highest quality of care to our patients.
We're a renowned teaching hospital trust at the forefront of research, education and development, with a state-of-the-art simulation and skills training centre on site.
In short, we can help you lift your career to the next level. We've received huge investment to improve patient care which means we have truly world-class facilities including a brand new neonatal suite, state-of-the-art intensive care unit, a newly refurbished A&E department, new children's unit and a welcoming, modern atrium and reception area for staff and visitors
Please refer to the attached Job Description and Person Specification for more information about the role.
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