Research Administrator

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Short info about job

Company: King's College London

Department: Cicely Saunders Institute of Palliative Care, Policy and Rehabilitation

Salary: Not specified

Hours: Full Time

Contract type: Fixed-Term/Contract

Type / Role: Clerical

Phone: +44-1442 8154571

Fax: +44-1382 5661499

E-mail: N\A


Detail information about job Research Administrator. Terms and conditions vacancy

The salary will be paid at Grade 4, £23,619 to £26,537 annum, plus £2,623 per annum London Allowance depending on qualifications

This post will be Fixed Term Contract for 2 years

This is a Full-time position

The post-holder will act as a research administrator, under the supervision of two senior academic staff members, to help support activities and studies in palliative care and rehabilitation in older people. Current and forthcoming projects include: 

  • A study developing and evaluating the feasibility of using a toolkit to improve communication and assessment for older people admitted to a community hospital to reduce anxiety and distress for them and their families (SPACEtoolkit).
  • A feasibility evaluation of short-term integrated palliative and supportive care for older people in community settings (OPTCare Elderly).
  • A study using goal setting in hospice rehabilitation services to understand the needs of patients’ and their families in order to improve the quality of rehabilitation practice (GAS study).
  • A clinical trial into nutritional support, exercise and anti-inflammatory medication to maintain muscle mass and physical activity levels in people with advanced cancer during palliative chemotherapy (MENAC trial).

The role will also involve supporting various activities within the Department, as directed by the Institute Business Manager, such as facilitating the department’s Open Seminar & Lecture Series, Palliative care Outcome Scale (POS) training workshops and the Cicely Saunders Annual Lecture, and conference.

The selection process will include competency based questions, an assessment and a panel interview.

Interviews are scheduled to be held the week commencing: 25th September 2017

For an informal discussion to find out more about the role please contact Dr Matthew Maddocks, +44 (0)20 7848 5242, [email protected]

To apply for this role, please go to the King’s College London HireWire Job Board and register to download and submit the specified application form.

The deadline for applications is midnight on 18th September 2017

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