|Salary:||£47,126 to £53,219|
|Placed On:||19th November 2021|
|Closes:||6th December 2021|
The NIHR CRN West of England is hosted by University Hospitals Bristol and Weston NHS Foundation Trust.
About the role
We are looking for a Workforce Development Manager to join the Clinical Research Network (CRN) in the West of England, providing strategic leadership and direction of the delivery of workforce development and intelligence across the region.
The CRN West of England funds or part-funds over 800 staff working in health and care research, many of whom are embedded in one of seven NHS trusts. As well as supporting research delivery and management staff across primary and secondary care, public health and social care, we also facilitate the development of those leading research, such as Chief and Principal Investigators, and promote research awareness for clinical staff and members of the public.
This role will include elements of:
About the Clinical Research Network
The NIHR Clinical Research Network (CRN) coordinates and supports the delivery of health and care research in the NHS and the wider health and social care environment, and supports patients, the public, and health and care organisations across England to participate in high-quality research, thereby advancing knowledge and improving care.
In 2020/21, 74,537 participants took part in one of 401 CRN research studies across the West of England. This has included contributions to life-saving Covid-19 vaccines, treatments and diagnostics.
For more information please see the 'Working for the CRN West of England' pdf, available through the ‘Apply’ link.
About our ideal candidate
We are particularly interested in hearing from candidates with experience across the breadth of the learning and development cycle and who are comfortable with collecting and making sense of data. The CRN works at a regional level with a diverse array of partner organisations, and so our ideal candidate will have excellent interpersonal and partnership-working skills to facilitate effective collaboration in delivering our workforce development strategy.
Full details of the person specification are included in the 'Job description and person specification' pdf, available through the ‘Apply’ link.
Virtual interviews are planned for Wednesday 15th December.
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