Patient and Public Involvement Manager - fixed term 5years - 26.5 hpw
Bradford Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
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FIXED TERM 5 Yrs
Do you want to be part of a diverse, supportive, and inclusive team, leading the way in patient safety research?
The Yorkshire Quality and Safety Research Group has been awarded £5.8million to establish the National Institute for Health and Care Research (NIHR) Yorkshire and Humber Patient Safety Research Collaboration (PSRC). The PSRC will be one of six new collaborations nationally. Together with our university partners, public sector, and community links, we will deliver research to make healthcare safer.
Our themes of work, developed with patients, families and health professionals, address four challenges that represent the cornerstones of the healthcare system: safety intelligence, safety culture, effective safety practices and patient/carer safety behaviours. You will have a key role in our research, developing and implementing strategic plans for patient and public involvement and engagement and equality, diversity and inclusion in all our research activity, ensuring that our work is informed by the views and needs of patients and members of the public and co-produced with them. You will identify opportunities for a range of perspectives to inform our research and you will enhance the impact of our work by engaging with local communities through a variety of channels using creative approaches. You will work closely with voluntary and community sector groups to develop the infrastructure for community research.
Main duties of the job
We are committed to equality, diversity and inclusion in our research team, processes and research priorities and are always seeking to review and improve this. We actively encourage applicants from a broad range of backgrounds.You will be committed to the shared goals of our PSRC, which are to: Deliver co-produced solutions to safety challenges, Build capacity in patient safety research, Tackle safety inequity, Advance safety science.
You will also share our values, which are: - Championing equality, diversity and inclusion in our research team, approach and focus, Learning together within a psychologically safe and stimulating culture, Embracing complexity by understanding healthcare as a complex system and working with that complexity in our research, Valuing everyone's contribution, recognising that patient safety expertise comes from experiences of delivering, receiving, or witnessing care.
The PSRC continues the work of the NIHR Yorkshire and Humber Patient Safety Translational Research Centre and will be hosted 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.
Please contact us: Beth Fylan (firstname.lastname@example.org) Rebecca Lawton (email@example.com)
Closing Date: 30.01.23 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.
19 December 2022
Agenda for change
£41,659 to £47,672 a year per annum pro rata
Please refer to the attached Job Description and Person Specification for more information about the role.
- Extensive experience of designing and delivering patient and public involvement (PPIE) activity and / or equality, diversity and inclusion (EDI) activity at a strategic level in the NHS, a university, a charity or in the public sector.
- Experience of evaluating and reporting on the impact of involvement activity on project outcomes.
- Project /programme management experience: keeping to timelines, managing risks, reporting.
- Experience of working with member of the public to plan the delivery of research, services or engagement activity.
- Experience of developing engaging multi-media campaigns to promote involvement.
- Experience of writing for diverse audiences.
- Experience of project managing community research activity.
- Experience of designing and delivering training in PPIE and EDI to members of the public and to colleagues.
- Lead authoring peer-reviewed publications about PPIE and/ or EDI.
- Experience of leading regional and national stakeholder groups.
- Experience of working with voluntary and community sector groups
- Written communication skills.
- IT skills including use of Microsoft office.
- Facilitation and negotiating skills.
- Creativity and problem solving skills.
- Relationship building and relationship management skills
- Dissemination and impact generation skills.
- Active listening skills.
- Plain English writing skills.
- Data analysis skills (qualitative and/or quantitative).
- Understanding of national patient safety research policy and current issues in the NHS.
- Knowledge of UK Standards for Public Involvement in Research
- Knowledge of the NIHR Equality, Diversity and Inclusion Toolkit (https://www.rdsresources.org.uk/edi-toolkit)
- First degree in a social science or a health-related subject.
- Masters* or equivalent in a social science or a health-related subject.
- PhD* or equivalent in a social science or health-related subject.
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