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Public Health Researcher

NHS AfC: Band 7

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Public Health Researcher
NHS AfC: Band 7
Fixed Term till 31st March 2022
Full Time 37.5 hours per week
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Cambridge University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
Employer type
Addenbrookes Hospital-Division R&D
£33,222 to £43,041 p.a. pro rata
18/11/2018 23:59
Interview date



Our Trust

Cambridge University Hospitals (CUH) NHS Foundation Trust comprises Addenbrooke’s Hospital and the Rosie Hospital in Cambridge. With over 9000 staff and over 1100 beds the priorities of the Trust focus on a quality service which is all about people – patients, staff and partners. Recognised as providing ‘outstanding’ care to our patients and rated ‘Good’ overall by the Care Quality Commissioner, is testament to the skill and dedication of the people who work here. CUH’s values – Together- safe, kind, excellent – are at the heart of patient care, defining the way all staff work and behave. The Trust provides accessible high-quality healthcare for the local people of Cambridge, together with specialist services, dealing with rare or complex conditions for a regional, national and international population.

Are you a health professional looking for a new challenge? Would you like to join a team dedicated to investigating the causes of neurodegenerative disease in children? Do you want to work for a national study designed to answer questions which are of great public health importance?

If so then we can offer a fantastic opportunity to develop your research skills, whilst working with an excellent, committed team and liaising with paediatricians throughout the UK.  Although based in Cambridge, the postholder will make contact with and visit paediatric units in hospitals throughout the U.K.

We would welcome applications from all clinical disciplines, researchers or senior administrators.

Experience of paediatrics or neurology would be helpful but is not essential.  However it will be necessary to relate well to people, be diplomatic, have excellent communication skills, be adaptable and have computer/database skills. Strong organisational ability, initiative and attention to detail are requirements of this role and in return you will work in a role that will give enormous fulfilment and promote your personal and professional development.

This post is subject to a satisfactory DBS clearance and as a result, you will be required to pay the associated fee of £47.50. This fee will be deducted from your second month’s salary.

Benefits to you

We offer development opportunities and a wide range of benefits including on-site leisure facilities, shopping concourse, day nurseries and access to a great transport system with easy access to airports and rail travel.

For further details of our fantastic benefits please refer to the attachment below - CUH Benefits.

We welcome applications from the Armed Forces.

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Applicant requirements

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service.

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Further details / informal visits contact

Dr Chris Verity or  Alison Powell on 01223 216299 or email

If you have problems applying, contact

01223 217038