|Salary:||£36,386 to £38,592 per annum|
|Placed On:||9th December 2022|
|Closes:||4th January 2023|
Founded in 1894, City, University of London is a global university committed to academic excellence with a focus on business and the professions and an enviable central London location.
City attracts around 20,000 students (over 40% postgraduate level) from more than 150 countries and staff from over 75 countries.
In the last decade, City has almost tripled the proportion of its total academic staff producing world-leading or internationally excellent research. During this period, City has made significant investments in its academic staff, its estate and its infrastructure and continues to work towards realizing its vision of being a leading global university.
We have an opportunity for a Research Assistant to work on the Supporting Adolescents with Self-Harm (SASH) study. SASH is a randomised controlled trial which aims to evaluate the clinical- and cost-effectiveness of a brief psychological intervention designed for adolescents presenting to Emergency Departments with self-harm. The project has been generously funded by the Kavli Trust (see: https://kavlifondet.no/en/2021/09/84-million-nok-research-grant-to-reduce-self-harm-in-adolescents/). The intervention is an approach for supporting adolescents who self-harm, combining Therapeutic Assessment, a safety plan and solution-focused follow-up contacts.
You will contribute to the running of trial across Emergency Departments. You will be responsible for recruiting adolescents from participating Emergency Departments, and collecting outcome and interview data with adolescents, parents and clinicians. The post will involve spending substantial time at Emergency Departments in Greater London. This will require flexible working, travel to sites and work outside of office hours, including evenings.
The postholder will have a relevant first degree and experience working with people with mental health problems. They will have experience of conducting and delivering high quality quantitative research. They will have excellent interpersonal skills and be able to respect and communicate confidential information in a sensitive and effective manner.
City offers a sector-leading salary, pension scheme and benefits including a comprehensive package of staff training and development.
Closing date: 4th January 2023 at 11:59 pm
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