Oxford University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

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Research Assistant

Band 3

Main area
Craniofacial
Grade
Band 3
Contract
Fixed term until 31 December 2019
Hours
15 Hours per week
Job ref
321-Gen-B3-RA-SLT
Site
John Radcliffe Hospital
Town
Oxford
Salary
£17,787- 20,448 per annum, pro-rata
Closing
Today at 23:59

Oxford University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust is one of the largest NHS teaching trusts in the country. It provides a wide range of general and specialist clinical services and is a base for medical education, training and research.

The Trust comprises four hospitals - the John Radcliffe Hospital, Churchill Hospital and Nuffield Orthopaedic Centre in Headington and the Horton General Hospital in Banbury.

Our values, standards and behaviours define the quality of clinical care we offer and the professional relationships we make with our patients, colleagues and the wider community. We call this Delivering Compassionate Excellence and its focus is on our values of compassion, respect, learning, delivery, improvement and excellence. These values put patients at the heart of what we do and underpin the quality healthcare we would like for ourselves or a member of our family. Watch how we set out to deliver compassionate excellence via the OUH YouTube channel.

 

Many of our recruitment programmes use Value Based Interviewing to identify those who have the skills we seek, who share our values and who are able to deliver compassionate excellence from the outset. We know that this makes a significant difference to your job satisfaction and above all the outcomes and experience of our patients and their families.

For more information about our Values and Value Based Interviewing please visit www.ouh.nhs.uk/about/vision-and-values


 

We are looking for an enthusiastic Research Assistant to join our Speech and Language Therapy team. You will be supervised by a Speech and Language Therapist and be part of the Oxford Craniofacial Unit, one of four supra-regional units in the UK. This post involves working with an experienced and supportive multi-disciplinary team of surgical, medical, therapy and nursing colleagues.

The post holder will assist in the collection of research data about speech and language therapy intervention for children with craniofacial conditions. The role includes data entry, collation of quantitative and qualitative data and liaison with professionals and patients. Previous experience working in a research setting would be advantageous, however applicants who are able to demonstrate relevant skills and knowledge to the post will be considered. The role is for two days a week (Thursday and Fridays).

 

Closing date : 21-Jan-2019

 

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Applicant requirements

Applications from job seekers who require Tier 2 sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. However, non-EEA candidates may not be appointed to a post if a suitably qualified, experienced and skilled EU/EEA candidate is available to take up the post as the employing body is unlikely, in these circumstances, to satisfy the resident labour market test. UK Visas and Immigration (UKVI) requires employers to complete this test to show that no suitably qualified EEA or EU worker can fill the post. For further information please visit the UKVI website. From 6 April 2017, Tier 2 skilled worker applicants, applying for entry clearance into the UK, must present a criminal record certificate from each country they have resided continuously or cumulatively for 12 months or more in the past 10 years. Adult dependants (over 18 years old) will also be subject to this requirement. Guidance can be found here Criminal Records Checks for Overseas Applicants.

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service.

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Further details / informal visits contact

We invite candidates to visit the Craniofacial Unit or contact the Speech and Language Therapy team to discuss their application further. Please contact Sarah Kilcoyne via email sarah.kilcoyne@ouh.nhs.uk to arrange a time for an informal visit.