|Salary:||£34,502 to £39,333 per annum pro rata, including London Weighting Allowance. Grade 5|
|Placed On:||19th January 2023|
|Closes:||8th February 2023|
Building and Campus: Denmark Hill
An experienced and highly motivated individual is sought to coordinate a team of peer researchers and contribute to the work of the NIHR Applied Research Collaboration (ARC) National Priorities Programme: Mental Health Implementation Network (MHIN). The aim of the programme is to catalyse and evaluate the co-produced implementation of high impact, evidence-based mental health interventions, at key stages of the life course, including children and young people, supra-regionally or nationally within 3 years.
The Research Assistant / Peer Researcher for the MHIN will bring a lived experience perspective of mental health challenges and understanding of the mental health research landscape to contribute to the research conducted by the programme and to coordinate and support input from a team of Peer Researchers.
The post holder will work closely with the Involvement Leads, the Patient and Public Involvement (PPI) Coordinator, the Project Leads and EDI Lead, and with each of the programme’s workstreams to ensure that lived experience is embedded in the programme’s three projects, which include, Project 1: Community engagement system to improve access to MH care in ethnic minority groups, Project 2: Improving access to MH care for children and young people using IPAT style services and Project 3: Integrated protocols for substance use, mental and physical health problems.
The post holder will also work closely with the programme’s bespoke consortium of key cross-disciplinary, cross-sector, government, NGO, clinical, commissioner, academic, service users, carers, members of the public and community stakeholders in co-producing and delivering key aspects of the programme and to establish effective ways of involving the consortium in the programme’s 5 workstreams.
Further information regarding the programme can be found on the programme website: https://arc-sl.nihr.ac.uk/research-and-implementation/our-research-areas/mental-health-implementation-network
The programme strives to recruit members from all genders and backgrounds and recognises the importance of diversity. We particularly welcome applications from black and minority ethnic candidates.
This post will be offered on an a fixed-term contract for a 1 year period
This is a part-time post - 50% full time equivalent
The above list of responsibilities may not be exhaustive, and the post holder will be required to undertake such tasks and responsibilities as may reasonably be expected within the scope and grading of the post.
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