Research Officer in Musculoskeletal Physiotherapy (0.40 full time equivalent)

Updated: 10 months ago
Location: Eastbourne, ENGLAND
Deadline: 19 Sep 2020

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School of Health Sciences
Location:  Eastbourne
Salary:  £30,942 to £34,804 pro rata
Fixed Term End Date: 31/07/2020
Closing Date:  Sunday 10 November 2019
Interview Date:  Monday 25 November 2019
Reference:  HC4045-19-456

We are looking to appoint a Research Officer to work on a funded research project entitled “Physio First: Data for Impact (DfI)”. Physio First have commissioned the University to set up and maintain an online standardised data collection system for their members to provide detailed information about current practice, patient demographics and outcome of care for patients with musculoskeletal (MSK) conditions. 

More than 750 MSK physiotherapists working in private practices across the UK are participating in the project. The role is to advance recruitment and to support practitioners with any queries related to data collection. The role will require maintaining a participant database and regular communication with the MSK practitioners, the project team and the funding body. Strong team working and communication skills are essential in order to work with stakeholders, as is the ability to meet deadlines.

To be successful in this role you will:

  • Be a qualified physiotherapist 
  • Hold a good (1 or 2:1) degree in Physiotherapy or Rehabilitation Science, and a postgraduate qualification in a related subject   
  • Have experience working as a MSK physiotherapist
  • Be competent using Excel 

This role is on a part time basis (0.40 full time equivalent), until the end of July 2020, with the possibility of extension (dependant on funding). There will be occasional travel between Brighton/Eastbourne for group meetings (funded by the grant).  

This role reports to to Dr Liz Bryant, who you can contact with any informal enquiries:

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The University of Brighton is committed to equality and embraces diversity in our working, learning, research and teaching environment.  We welcome all applicants and are committed to providing a supportive and flexible working environment.

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