|Salary:||£35,000 to £48,000 Dependent on skills, experience, and qualifications|
|Placed On:||20th November 2023|
|Closes:||10th December 2023|
Special Needs Care (SNC) is a medium size provider of supported living services for adults with intellectual disabilities. Located in Chester, we seek to promote the best outcomes possible for the people we support in terms of opportunity, engagement, and community involvement. We have developed a state-of-the-art digital technology for translating an evidence-based intervention called Active Support into an app. We have elaborated on the app’s features over the last four years. The app has been used by us and a select number of other providers in England and Wales.
Evaluating the Positive Behaviour and Active Support (PBAS) app
Special Needs Care in collaboration with UCL and others has been awarded funding from NIHR to evaluate the app and determine whether a full Randomised Control Trial (RCT) of the app could be done. The team includes academic researchers, service providers, service commissioners, adults with a learning disability and staff from supported living services.
In the first year, the research will:
We are excited to hear from applicants who have the skills and experience detailed below:
You must be able to manage your workload against targets and agreed timetables. As a member of a large and diverse research team, the ability to form and maintain positive working relationships is essential.
Email your CV and a 500-word statement on how you meet the essential and desirable criteria by clicking the apply button and emailing us directly. We look forward to receiving your application.
The closing date for applications is 10.12.23 at 23:59 GMT
A full person specification is available on request along with further information if required. Click the apply button and request by email. Please leave the email subject heading unchanged.
Online interviews will be held on Friday 15th December 2023 over Zoom or Teams. If you need reasonable adjustments for the interviews, please advise in advance.
The appointment will be with Special Needs Care from 1st January 2024. Fixed for 12 months in the first instance.
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