Research Support Officer

Public Health Research Support Officer


Business/Department Public Health

Work Location County Hall, Exeter / Working From Home (staff are working from home at present in line with Covid-19 guidance) EX2 4QD

Reference REC/21/00371

Occupational group Social Care & Health

Salary details From: £32,910 To: £36,922

Job term Fixed Term

Appointment type Full Time

Hours 37 hours per week (Mon-Fri)

Closing Date 21 February 2021

Interview date 25th March 2021

For an informal discussion please contact Simon Chant on 01392 38637

Devon County Council’s Public Health team are recruiting for a one-year fixed term Public Health Research Support Officer post, funded by the National Institute for Health Research.

This role will focus on developing public health research and evaluation in Devon, and strengthening links between local authorities, universities and health organisations.

The role will support work across the Devon Sustainability and Transformation Partnership (STP) comprised of health and care organisations and local authorities in Devon, Plymouth and Torbay, and will also involve collaboration with local universities, PenARC (Peninsula Applied Research Collaboration) the South West Academic Health Science Network.

The role will be focused on the development of local research and evaluation capabilities in relation to linked data and population health management, using data to support the feasibility of public health studies and supporting the data collection of studies that come to the region.

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and vulnerable adults, and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

This role requires a DBS disclosure.

This role requires the ability to fulfil all spoken aspects of the role with confidence and fluency in English.

Personal data we collect from you will be processed in accordance with the Applicant privacy notice.

For more information about Working for Devon please visit our Working for Devon page.

G.2434 Public Health Research Officer 10.02.21 ADVERT VERSION.pdf