|£43,205 to £50,585 per annum, including London Weighting Allowance.
|4th December 2023
|4th January 2024
Closing date: 4th January 2024
Location: St. Thomas' Campus. Category: Research
We are seeking an experienced, highly skilled and motivated postdoctoral researcher to work on an exciting research programme: Improving Communication with Adults with Learning Disabilities (ICALD).
Based at Evelina London Children’s Hospital and sponsored by South London and Maudsley NHS Trust (SLAM) in collaboration with KCL, ICALD is a multi-disciplinary and cross institution programme of research bringing together psychology, psychiatry, speech and language therapy, economics, statistics and social sciences. We want to learn from individuals with learning disabilities, their families and from staff working in social care what they would find helpful in improving the use of communication strategies for people with very little or no speech in the context of their home. This information will help us to improve staff training and provide the right support after the training. All stakeholders such as people with learning disabilities, families, care staff and professionals providing training and therapy will be actively involved in ICALD from start to finish.
The post-holder will work on three inter-related work packages of the ICALD programme, comprising:
The post-holder will be employed by King’s College London and based in the Evelina London Children’s Hospital in Children’s Neurosciences but will travel between sites are part of their role and will report to the Principal Investigator and Co-Investigators on the programme.
This post will be offered on a fixed-term contract until 31 December 2025.
The post-holder will carry out high quality research relating to improving communication for adults with learning disabilities, lead data collection and analysis activities, including stakeholder consultations and training co-production. In particular the role will comprise:
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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