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Senior Research Associate

University of East Anglia - School of Health Sciences, Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences

Location: Norwich
Salary: £33,199 to £39,609 per annum
Hours: Full Time
Contract Type: Fixed-Term/Contract
Placed On: 23rd August 2019
Closes: 23rd September 2019
Job Ref: RA1681

This Senior Research Associate role is to support a research study on staff wellbeing within the ambulance sector. The primary objective of this UK-wide study is to identify characteristics of a successful employee wellbeing service within staff groupings in UK ambulance services, and to understand how existing services could be improved. The study is funded by Health Education England and is a collaboration between Yorkshire Ambulance Service (lead), University of Lincoln, University of East Anglia (UEA), Edge Hill University, and the Association of Ambulance Chief Executives.

You will be based at UEA and have responsibility for the second work package, which is a documentary analysis with key informant interviews to explore ambulance service policies for staff wellbeing, including mental wellbeing and suicide prevention. You will also contribute to other work packages which includes an online survey and focus groups with ambulance staff in England, Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland, to understand support needs at different career stages. 

You will need to have a relevant Masters degree (at least 2.1) or PhD or equivalent qualification/experience in any of the following areas: clinical research, occupational health, public health, psychology, sociology, or other related health or social science discipline. Experience in interviewing participants for research or evaluation studies is also essential. 

This appointment will be subject to a satisfactory enhanced criminal record check from the Disclosure and Barring Service. 

The post is available immediately on a full-time, fixed term basis to 31 August 2020. 

Closing date:  23 September 2019 

To apply for this vacancy, please follow the online instructions at: https://myview.uea.ac.uk/webrecruitment/ 

The University is a Bronze Athena Swan Award holder, currently working towards Silver 

   
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