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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 05/07/2020.

Research Assistant

Job Reference: 358-2464715-MSK-AK-A

Employer:
University Hospitals of Leicester
Department:
Prof Jo Dias Research SWIFFT
Location:
Leicester General Hospital, Leicester
Salary:
£21,892 - £24,157

This post is Fixed-Term for 3 months to cover Maternity Leave.

We are seeking a Research Assistant, with advanced experience in IT and a high level of data management skills to join the Academic Team of Orthopaedic Musculoskeletal Surgery (AToMS) based at Leicester General Hospital, led by Prof Joseph Dias.

The successful applicant will work in co-ordination with the other members of the AToMS research team to provide a seamless, integrated research service.

The post provides an excellent opportunity for a highly motivated individual interested in gaining experience in research, to join the AToMS team, to help deliver high quality research in orthopaedics.

This post would suit individuals with an IT background looking for an exciting and challenging role. Candidates must also possess a high level of experience in data management.

Preference will be given in the first instance to existing NHS employees within the East Midlands healthcare community who are ‘at risk’ of redundancy. Such employees within the University Hospitals of Leicester NHS Trust will be considered first.

Applicants who have been shortlisted previously for this post need not apply. Please be aware this post will close once we have received sufficient applications.

For further details / informal visits contact:

Elaine James - Team Lead

Academic Office

Tel: 0116 2584702




We will close vacancies prior to the published closing date if we receive a sufficient number of application forms.

Preference will be given in the first instance to existing NHS employees within the East Midlands healthcare community who are ‘at risk’ of redundancy. Such employees within the University Hospitals of Leicester NHS Trust will be considered first.”

Important Information

Applications will be transferred to TRAC system, by completing an application you are giving authorisation for the transfer of your data.

Correspondence regarding your application will be sent to you by email via a TRAC system account.

UHL is an equal opportunities employer. We aim to employ a workforce that reflects the diverse communities we serve and where discrimination is outlawed, and staff and service users are equally valued and supported. We welcome applications from people from all backgrounds who match our job criteria.

We especially welcome applications from members of our black, Asian and minority ethnic (BAME) communities, as we have identified that UHL has an under-representation of BAME employees at band 7 and above.

Applicants who have a disability and meet the essential criteria for the job will be interviewed if you indicate you wish to be considered under the Guaranteed Interview Scheme. If you require a reasonable adjustment at any stage of the recruitment process please make the recruitment services team aware as soon as possible.

Appointments will be made on merit.

Disclosure and Barring Service Check

If this post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) .

Tier 2 Certificate of Sponsorship

We welcome applications from individuals who require Tier 2 sponsorship. NON-EEA candidates may not be appointed, if a suitable EU/EEA candidate is successful. This is due to the fact that it is unlikely the Trust would be able to satisfy the Home Office Visa requirements.


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.



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