Community Research Assistants - Fixed till 31.07.25

Bradford Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

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PLEASE NOTE PHLEBOTOMY SKILLS ARE ESSENTIAL

UP TO FULL TIME HOURS / Term Time Only Contract Available - fixed term till 31.07.25

Brief Description of the Role:

Born in Bradford (www.borninbradford.nhs.uk) are looking for organised, motivated and enthusiastic community research assistants to join our team BiB Age of Wonder (AoW). This is an exciting, once in a life time opportunity to be part of this unique research programme which really makes a difference to the health and lives of children and families.

The successful candidates will work across other Born in Bradford research studies collecting data if needed in clinics and other community settings.

The data collected across AoW will contribute towards the understanding and improving the health and wellbeing of young people in Bradford, nationally and internationally. Training will be provided to carry out measures in schools.

Main duties of the job

The findings from all studies will be used to influence policy makers, health professionals and educationalists and help them improve service provision.

The post holders will play a key role in the recruitment and data collection of on-going and new studies within the Born in Bradford Programme. The post holders will be organised and able to work under their own initiative to meet tight deadlines as well as having an approachable, friendly and polite manner.

For further information contact Laura Lennon, Lead School Research Nurse: 01274 364474 laura.lennon@bthft.nhs.uk

Or Theresa Walsh: Community Research Co-ordinator 01274 364474

Theresa.walsh@bthft.nhs.uk

We can offer staff gymnasiums on both hospital sites, excellent pension scheme and advice on childcare.

About us

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.

Date posted

23 January 2024

Pay scheme

Agenda for change

Band

Band 4

Salary

£25,147 to £27,596 a year per annum

Contract

Fixed term

Duration

18 months

Working pattern

Full-time, Flexible working, Term time hours

Reference number

389-24-5967337

Job locations

Bradford Royal Infirmary

Duckworth Lane

BRADFORD

BD9 6RJ


Job description

Job responsibilities

Please refer to the attached Job Description and Person Specification for more information about the role.

Job description

Job responsibilities

Please refer to the attached Job Description and Person Specification for more information about the role.

Person Specification

Experience

Essential

  • Experience in Phlebotomy skills
  • Experience of relevant working in a community setting
  • Experience of working with children and young people

Desirable

  • Experience of working in research
  • Experience of working with children and young people in schools or in their homes

Skills

Essential

  • Excellent administrative and IT skills
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Interpersonal skills to include: diplomacy and sensitivity, negotiating and influencing
  • Excellent organisational skills
  • Ability to interpret written procedures and record information accurately
  • Ability to summarise complex information
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Demonstrates the ability to work well with others in a team
  • Mature approach to work with a friendly manner
  • Flexible approach to work and working practices to meet the requirements of the project
  • Phlebotomy skills, or willingness to undertake training in this. (Training to be completed within 3 months)

Desirable

  • Able to speak a South Asian, Central/Eastern European, or other relevant language spoken in the Bradford community
  • Knowledge of safeguarding

Qualifications

Essential

  • NNEB/HND/BTEC,GNVQ level 3 or equivalent level of education Or other highly relevant experience
Person Specification

Experience

Essential

  • Experience in Phlebotomy skills
  • Experience of relevant working in a community setting
  • Experience of working with children and young people

Desirable

  • Experience of working in research
  • Experience of working with children and young people in schools or in their homes

Skills

Essential

  • Excellent administrative and IT skills
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Interpersonal skills to include: diplomacy and sensitivity, negotiating and influencing
  • Excellent organisational skills
  • Ability to interpret written procedures and record information accurately
  • Ability to summarise complex information
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Demonstrates the ability to work well with others in a team
  • Mature approach to work with a friendly manner
  • Flexible approach to work and working practices to meet the requirements of the project
  • Phlebotomy skills, or willingness to undertake training in this. (Training to be completed within 3 months)

Desirable

  • Able to speak a South Asian, Central/Eastern European, or other relevant language spoken in the Bradford community
  • Knowledge of safeguarding

Qualifications

Essential

  • NNEB/HND/BTEC,GNVQ level 3 or equivalent level of education Or other highly relevant experience

Disclosure and Barring Service Check

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) to check for any previous criminal convictions.

Certificate of Sponsorship

Applications from job seekers who require current Skilled worker sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. For further information visit the UK Visas and Immigration website (Opens in a new tab).

From 6 April 2017, skilled worker applicants, applying for entry clearance into the UK, have had to present a criminal record certificate from each country they have resided continuously or cumulatively for 12 months or more in the past 10 years. Adult dependants (over 18 years old) are also subject to this requirement. Guidance can be found here Criminal records checks for overseas applicants (Opens in a new tab).

Additional information

Certificate of Sponsorship

Applications from job seekers who require current Skilled worker sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. For further information visit the UK Visas and Immigration website (Opens in a new tab).

From 6 April 2017, skilled worker applicants, applying for entry clearance into the UK, have had to present a criminal record certificate from each country they have resided continuously or cumulatively for 12 months or more in the past 10 years. Adult dependants (over 18 years old) are also subject to this requirement. Guidance can be found here Criminal records checks for overseas applicants (Opens in a new tab).

Employer details

Employer name

Bradford Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

Address

Bradford Royal Infirmary

Duckworth Lane

BRADFORD

BD9 6RJ


Employer's website

https://www.bradfordhospitals.nhs.uk (Opens in a new tab)

Employer details

Employer name

Bradford Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

Address

Bradford Royal Infirmary

Duckworth Lane

BRADFORD

BD9 6RJ


Employer's website

https://www.bradfordhospitals.nhs.uk (Opens in a new tab)

For questions about the job, contact:

manager

Laura Lennon

laura.lennon@bthft.nhs.uk

Date posted

23 January 2024

Pay scheme

Agenda for change

Band

Band 4

Salary

£25,147 to £27,596 a year per annum

Contract

Fixed term

Duration

18 months

Working pattern

Full-time, Flexible working, Term time hours

Reference number

389-24-5967337

Job locations

Bradford Royal Infirmary

Duckworth Lane

BRADFORD

BD9 6RJ


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