Research Involvement Lead (Diversity and Inclusion) - 5 years
Bradford Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
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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). 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.
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 actively encourage applicants from a broad range of backgrounds.
There will be opportunities to work with national and international experts in patient safety and to be supported to develop your knowledge and skills.
The PSRC continues the work of the NIHR Yorkshire and Humber Patient Safety Translational Research Centre www.yhpstrc.org and will be hosted within a wider research network: the Yorkshire Quality and Safety Research group https://yqsr.org. This successful group of researchers has established a national and international reputation for working collaboratively across institutions and disciplines to deliver research that makes healthcare safer. 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 safety of health and social care services.
If you would like to know more about these roles we strongly encourage you to contact us: Dr Beth Fylan (firstname.lastname@example.org) or Professor Rebecca Lawton (email@example.com)
We can offer staff gymnasiums on both hospital sites, excellent pension scheme and advice on childcare.
Closing Date: 17.03.23 (This date may change dependent on the response)
Interview Date: 27.03.23
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.
10 February 2023
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 members 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 experience in a social science or a health-related subject.
- PhD* or equivalent experience in a social science or health-related subject.
Certificate of Sponsorship
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