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Vacancies within Nuffield Department of Surgical Sciences

There are currently 2 vacancies within Nuffield Department of Surgical Sciences:

Title Closes Salary
Programme Manager - RESPOND Study July 20, 2020, noon Grade 6: £29,176 - £34,804 p.a. (pro rata)
Research Assistant - RESPOND Study July 20, 2020, noon Grade 6: £29,176 - £34,804 per annum

Programme Manager - RESPOND Study

Closes: July 20, 2020, noon; salary: Grade 6: £29,176 - £34,804 p.a. (pro rata)

<div> <p></p><p>We are looking for an experienced administrator to work as part of our Rescue for Emergency Surgery Patients Observed to uNdergo acute Deterioration (RESPOND) study, based at the John Radcliffe Hospital, Oxford.</p><br> <p>You will be working closely with the Principal Investigator (Professor Peter McCulloch) and will be required to co-ordinate the general administrative/programme management aspects required to complete Work Packages 1-3 of his RESPOND research grant, across at least three sites. The work packages involved will require co-ordination of the research team, patient and public representatives, surgical trainee collaborative members, clinical staff Champions and various oversight and governance Committees.</p><br> <p>You will be educated to degree level (preferably) and will have significant experience in project management, financial planning and reporting. You will possess excellent oral and written communication skills, combined with good diplomatic and interpersonal skills. You will have a good level of computer literacy, including word processing, spreadsheets, databases and e-mail. You will be flexible and adaptable with the ability to multi-task and re-prioritise workload when required and be able to keep multiple objectives in sight and balance them.</p><br> <p>This part-time post (60% FTE) is available from 1 August 2020 and is fixed-term until 31 July 2023 in the first instance.</p><br> <p>Applications for this vacancy are to be made online and as part of the application process you are required to upload your CV and a covering letter. Please quote reference NDSA773 on all correspondence.</p><br> <p>Only applications received before 12 noon on 20 July 2020 can be considered. Interviews will be held 31 July 2020.</p> </div>

Research Assistant - RESPOND Study

Closes: July 20, 2020, noon; salary: Grade 6: £29,176 - £34,804 per annum

<div> <p></p><p>We are looking for a Research Assistant to work as part of the Rescue for Emergency Surgery Patients Observed to uNdergo acute Deterioration (RESPOND) project, based at the John Radcliffe Hospital, Oxford.</p><br> <p>The successful candidate will be required to work as part of a wider research team in supporting the first three Work Packages of this 5 year research programme. The project aims to develop a Human Factors systems change intervention to reduce failure to rescue (FTR) in emergency general surgery (EGS).</p><br> <p>You will be responsible for conduct of Human Factors (HF) research under the direction of the PI and supported by senior HF experts. This will include, but is not limited to, the development of FRAM and FMEA analyses, developing process improvements using HF methods, training of clinical staff participating in the projects and supporting a Quality Improvement approach iterative improvement of solution and trialling across three sites.</p><br> <p>You will be educated either to undergraduate or postgraduate degree level in a suitable discipline, including Psychology, Human Factors, Ergonomics or Nursing and have experience in analysis and dissemination of research findings. Certificated evidence of postgraduate training in Quality Improvement, Change Management or Improvement Science is desirable, including but not restricted to: Accreditation by the Change Management Institute; Six Sigma green or black belt qualification; Lean Competency System (LCS) accreditation; Membership of the Chartered Institute of Human Factors and Ergonomics; Certified training from Institute for Healthcare Improvement. You will use your initiative and be able to work independently and flexibly to prioritise the research team activities. You will be highly IT literate and ability to communicate to a high standard in writing as well as orally, and be able to build and maintain effective, working relationships with a broad array of people.</p><br> <p>This full-time post is available from 1 August 2020 and is fixed-term until 31 July 2023 in the first instance. We would be willing to consider applications for part-time hours.</p><br> <p>Applications for this vacancy are to be made online and as part of the application process you are required to upload your CV and a covering letter. Please quote reference NDSA774 on all correspondence.</p><br> <p>Only applications received before 12 noon on 20 July 2020 can be considered. Interviews will be held 3 August 2020.</p> </div>