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Position: Research Assistant
Institution: University College London
Department: UCL Queen Square Institute of Neurology
Location: London, United Kingdom
Duties: The post holder will contribute to the running of Rare Dementia Support, and to a major new 5-year study of the value of support groups for people living with or caring for someone with a rare form of dementia. We will be looking at the benefits of meeting other people living with a similar condition, and sharing practical and emotional support. The post holder will be required to occasionally work on Saturdays and some evenings to attend support group related activities which are likely to be held off-site
Requirements: Candidates must have a Good honours degree (minimum 2: 1) in psychology, nursing or a related discipline. Understanding of research methodology, IT proficiency at advanced user level, excellent oral and written communication skills and strong problem solving skills are all essential. A very high level of consideration and care for patients and research subjects is also required
   
Text: Research Assistant, - Ref:1785269 Click here to go back to search results Apply Now UCL Department / Division UCL Queen Square Institute of Neurology Specific unit / Sub department Department of Neurodegenerative Diseases, Dementia Research Centre Location of position London Grade 6 Hours Full Time Salary (inclusive of London allowance) ?30,922 to ?32,607 per annum Duties and Responsibilities Applications are invited for a Research Assistant to join the Dementia Research Centre (DRC), an established and internationally regarded multi-disciplinary research group. The post holder will contribute to the running of Rare Dementia Support, and to a major new 5-year study of the value of support groups for people living with or caring for someone with a rare form of dementia. We will be looking at the benefits of meeting other people living with a similar condition, and sharing practical and emotional support. The post holder will be required to occasionally work on Saturdays and some evenings to attend support group related activities which are likely to be held off-site. The post is available from January 2019 and is funded from a grant from the ESRC for one year in the first instance. Key Requirements Candidates must have a Good honours degree (minimum 2:1) in psychology, nursing or a related discipline. Understanding of research methodology, IT proficiency at advanced user level, excellent oral and written communication skills and strong problem solving skills are all essential. A very high level of consideration and care for patients and research subjects is also required. Experience of working with people with different forms of dementia is desirable as is knowledge of rare dementias diagnoses and their impact. The post holder will be required to hold an honorary contract with UCLH NHS Foundation Trust, for which an occupational health and DBS check will be needed. Further Details A Job Description and Person Specification can be accessed at the bottom of this page. To apply for the vacancy, please click on the 'Apply Now' button below. If you have any queries regarding the application process, please contact Oksana Shapoval, HR Officer, UCL Queen Square Institute of Neurology, 23 Queen Square, London, WC1N 3BG (email: ion.hradmin@ucl.ac.uk). UCL Taking Action for Equality We will consider applications to work on a part-time, flexible and job share basis wherever possible. Closing Date 23 Jan 2019 Latest time for the submission of applications 23.59 Interview date TBC Our department holds an Athena SWAN Silver award, in recognition of our commitment and demonstrable impact in advancing gender equality. This appointment is subject to UCL Terms and Conditions of Service for Research and Support Staff. Please use these links to find out more about UCL working life including the benefits we offer and UCL Terms and Conditions related to this job. Job Description & Person Specification Apply Now
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