|Salary:||£34,502 to £36,348|
|Placed On:||17th January 2023|
|Closes:||16th February 2023|
BSH is dedicated to research on how human behaviour impacts health and health outcomes. Specifically, the position will be within Dr Daisy Fancourt’s Social Biobehavioural Research Group, which focuses on the impact of social factors on health. This includes social deficits (e.g. loneliness, isolation and COVID-19 lockdowns) and social assets (e.g. social connections, cultural and community engagement, nature engagement and social prescribing).
About the role
The post-holder will assist with the INSPYRE project by i) facilitating the completion of research tasks and ii) work remotely with young people on CAMHS waiting lists at sites to help them access social prescribing activities. Applicants are sought with previous experience working within young persons’ social prescribing. Excellent interpersonal, communication, teamwork, organisational skills, evaluation skills and knowledge of the social dete! rminants of health are essential to this role. The salary is £34,502 - £36,348 per annum inclusive of London Allowance. The post is available for 15 months, in the first instance. Role specific details: An acceptable DBS check is required to carry out this role Visa Sponsorship. This role meets the eligibility requirements for a skilled worker certificate of sponsorship or a global talent visa under UK Visas and Immigration legislation. Therefore, UCL welcomes applications from international applicants who require a visa. We will consider applications to work on a part-time, flexible and job share basis wherever possible. This role is eligible for hybrid working with a minimum of 40% on site.
The Research Assistant/Social Prescriber will include (i) seeing young people on CAMHS waiting lists referred for social prescribing, consenting them to be involved in the research, undertaking consultations with the young people, referring them to services and activi! ties rele vant to their needs, and collecting data, (ii) liaising with CAMHS sites and community organisations to build and maintain relationships and ensure the smooth running of the project, (iii) supporting the operational aspects of INSPYRE trial including following study protocols and assisting with reporting requirements, and (iv) contributing to publications and other outputs for dissemination (such as infographics, podcasts and policy briefings) including opportunities for involvement in data analysis (if this is of interest to the candidate).
What we offer
The advert will close on 16th February 2023 at 23:59 GMT. In the event we get a high number of applications, we may close the advert early before the published closing date. As a minimum we will keep all adverts open for 2 weeks. Interview Date(s) are scheduled for 2nd and 3rd March 2023. A job description and person specification can be accessed at the bottom of this page. If you have any queries about th! e role, p lease contact Dr Daniel Hayes. If you need reasonable adjustments or a more accessible format to apply for this job online or have any queries about the application process, please contact Dr Daniel Hayes. As well as the exciting opportunities this role presents, we also offer some great benefits which can be viewed here: https://www.ucl.ac.uk/work-at-ucl/reward-and-benefits to find out more.
Our commitment to Equality, Diversity and Inclusion
You can read more about our commitment to Equality, Diversity and Inclusion here : https://www.ucl.ac.uk/equality-diversity-inclusion/
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