Hospice UK CLAHRC Research Associate or Assistant

Job Reference : BM&H-10079
Location : Oxford Road, Manchester
Closing Date : 17/07/2017
Salary : Associate £31,076 to £38,183 p.a., Assistant £26,052 to £30,175 p.a.
Employment Type : Fixed Term
Faculty / Organisational Unit : Biology, Medicine & Health
Division : Nursing, Midwifery & Social Work
Hours Per week : Full Time
Contract Duration : 8 months

Hospice UK CLAHRC Research Associate or Assistant

The University of Manchester invites applications for a research post within the NIHR Collaboration for Leadership in Applied Health Research and Care (CLAHRC) Greater Manchester (GM). CLAHRC GM is a partnership between providers and commissioners from the NHS, industry and the third sector, as well as clinical and research staff from the University of Manchester.

We are looking for a Research Associate or Research Assistant (1.0 FTE, 8 months) funded by Hospice UK and CLARHC GM to develop and conduct End of Life Care research and implementation in collaboration with world-leading researchers and a network of community NHS providers across Greater Manchester.

The successful applicant will work at the University of Manchester with Prof Gunn Grande, Division of Nursing, Midwifery and Social Work. The postholder may also be required to work from the CLAHRC GM offices at Salford Royal NHS Foundation Trust and across Greater Manchester as appropriate.

Overall Purpose of the Posts:

  • To work with multiple stakeholders to develop, design and undertake end of life care research across Great Manchester and beyond, as appropriate.
  • To work with analysts and other team members to analyse and present project data
  • To work on development and conduct of a national survey of Hospice UK member organisations to investigate current provision for family carers, funded by Hospice UK and CLAHRC GM

Please see further details on the research environment and job specification

The School is strongly committed to promoting equality and diversity, including the Athena SWAN charter for gender equality in higher education. The School holds a Silver Award which recognises their good practice in relation to gender; including flexible working arrangements, family-friendly policies, and support to allow staff achieve a good work-life balance. We particularly welcome applications from women for this post. Appointment will always be made on merit. For further information, please visit:


Please note that we are unable to respond to enquiries, accept CVs or applications from Recruitment Agencies.

Enquiries about the vacancy, shortlisting and interviews:

Name: Professor Gunn Grande or Michael Spence

Email: gunn.grande@manchester.ac.uk

Email: michael.spence@srft.nhs.uk

General enquiries:

Email: hrservices@manchester.ac.uk

Tel: 0161 275 4499

Technical support:

Email: universityofmanchester@helpmeapply.co.uk

Tel: 01565 818 234

This vacancy will close for applications at midnight on the closing date


This position is now closed. We are no longer accepting applications for this position.