Applications are invited for a highly motivated Research Fellow with excellent quantitative research and data analysis skills to join a multidisciplinary team within the Public Health and Society Research Group (https://www.york.ac.uk/healthsciences/research/public-health) led by Professor Kate Pickett at the Department of Health Sciences, University of York.
The successful applicant will contribute to a project evaluating a Mental Health Navigator (MHN) scheme to support people with mental health problems to maintain housing tenancies and prevent secondary mental health care referrals. The project is led by Dr Sarah Blower in collaboration with co-investigators at the Universities of York, Newcastle and Manchester.
This post is hosted by the NIHR Applied Research Collaboration Yorkshire and Humber. It is funded via the NIHR’s National Priority Area Research Programme 2020-23 via the ‘Health and care inequalities’ Applied Research Collaboration (ARC) Consortium.
This is a 0.8 FTE grade 7 post for 21 months starting as soon as possible. This post may be extended if funding is available.
The successful applicant will be given opportunities, structured support, encouragement and time to engage in a minimum of 10 days professional development pro rata per year, in line with ‘The Concordat to Support the Career Development of Researchers’.
Condition of appointment: This role is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act. Consequently, all applicants will be asked to declare both unspent and spent convictions on their application form. Appointment of the successful candidate will be conditional on a Disclosure and Barring Service check.
The post holder will primarily contribute to the quantitative evaluation of the effectiveness and cost-effectiveness of the MHN scheme, this will include:
For full details see person specification.
For informal enquiries: please email Dr Sarah Blower on firstname.lastname@example.org
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