|Salary:||The starting salary will be from £32,332 on Grade E, depending on qualifications and experience.|
|Placed On:||21st September 2023|
|Closes:||26th October 2023|
This new full-time post is available from December 2023 on a fixed-term basis until November 2027.
We are seeking to appoint a Patient and Public Involvement and Engagement (PPIE) Officer to support research across the new NIHR Exeter Biomedical Research Centre (BRC).
The National Institute for Health Research Biomedical Research Centre for Exeter (NIHR Exeter BRC) is a collaboration between University of Exeter (UoE), The Royal Devon University Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust (NHS Royal Devon) and other SW NHS organisations. The first of its kind for the South West, its fundamental objective is to improve health outcomes for patients and the public by translating scientific breakthroughs into potential new treatments, diagnostics and medical technologies. The NIHR Exeter BRC has received £15.6M and will create an environment in the South West for world-leading researchers to thrive and contribute significantly to the local and national economy.
The post will support meaningful involvement of public members in the activities of the BRC by working closely with the PPIE manager, researchers and core NIHR Exeter BRC team. The post holder will be a main point of contact between public members and researchers and support effective relationships to foster partnership. The post-holder will plan annual events, initiate outreach activities and liaise with local and regional groups and communities to engage members of the public with the BRC, while developing their knowledge of research in order to relay the latest research information effectively.
Please ensure you read the Job Description and Person Specification for full details of this role.
The University of Exeter
We are a member of the prestigious Russell Group of research-intensive universities and in the top 150 universities in the world (Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2023 and the 2022 Academic Ranking of World Universities released by Shanghai Rankings).
Our Equality, Diversity and Inclusion Commitment
Whilst all applicants will be judged on merit alone, we particularly welcome applications from groups currently underrepresented within our working community. Reasonable adjustments are available for interviews and workplaces.
With over 30,000 students and 7,000 staff from 150 different countries we offer a diverse and engaging environment where our diversity is celebrated and valued as a major strength. We are committed to creating an inclusive culture where all members of our community are supported to thrive; where diverse voices are heard through our engagement with evidence-based charter frameworks for gender (Athena SWAN and Project Juno for Physics), race equality (Race Equality Charter Mark), LGBTQ+ inclusion (Stonewall Diversity Champion) and as a Disability Confident employer.
We offer some fantastic benefits including:
Before submitting an application you may wish to discuss the post further by contacting Jess Smith, BRC PPIE Manager, email firstname.lastname@example.org.
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