Pioneering Care Partnership is seeking to recruit a Senior Research & Intelligence Worker to effectively plan, lead and deliver a programme of research work across PCP including overseeing mental health, befriending and peer support research.

Scale/Salary: PCP Band 6 £22,701
Hours: Full Time – 37 hours per week

Job Purpose

  • To support population-wide independent user engagement and gather intelligence across County Durham to help shape and develop effective services for local people.
  • To develop and deliver research with a specific focus on community mental health, wellbeing and resilience, COVID-19, physical health and other topics as appropriate.
  • To effectively analyse research, providing detailed and evidence-base reports and support the overall development and continuous improvement of service and project delivery models.
  • To develop and facilitate a Service User Local Advisory Group (LAG) as an effective mechanism to engage with local people to ensure their voices are heard when shaping community mental health services, specifically they COVID-19 Resilience team, but also overall Mental Health service transformation work.
  • To efficiently lead a small team of research officers across a range of disciplines, with different priorities and outcomes.
  • To support PCP’s project and service development.

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