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Health Information Specialist (Cochrane Wounds)
Oxford Road, Manchester

Job reference: BM&H-12391

Location: Oxford Road, Manchester

Closing date (DD/MM/YYYY): 29/08/2018

Salary: £31,604 to £33,518 per annum

Employment type: Fixed Term

Faculty/Organisation: Biology, Medicine Health

Division: Division of Nursing, Midwifery & Social Work

Hours per week: 0.5 FTE

Contract Duration: 3rd September 2018 to 31st March 2020

School / Directorate: School of Health Sciences

Cochrane Wounds sits within the Division of Midwifery, Nursing and Social Work and wishes to recruit a part-time Information Specialist. We are looking for a dynamic and enthusiastic individual with excellent communication skills to support the production of systematic reviews in the field of wound care.

The ideal candidate will be a graduate with a strong health information background.  A qualification in librarianship, information science or equivalent experience is essential. Experience of designing and conducting online literature searches of databases such as MEDLINE, good computer literacy and a sound knowledge of medical terminology and systematic reviews are also essential.

The successful applicant will have excellent interpersonal, time management and organisational skills and be able to work with considerable autonomy to regular deadlines. 

As an equal opportunities employer we welcome applicants from all sections of the community regardless of gender, ethnicity, disability, sexual orientation and transgender status.  All appointments are made on merit.

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

Enquiries about the vacancy, shortlisting and interviews:

Technical support:


Tel: 0161 850 2004

General enquiries:


Tel: 0161 275 4499

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

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