Research Assistant On Data Input And Analysis

Job Description

This is a temporary, part time opportunity for a research assistant to help with survey data input and analysis.



Qualifications

Undergraduate degree



Skills

Experience with survey data input, analysis, writing for different audience.

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King’s Health Partners Women and Children Health are looking for an administrative assistant to support the services we provide.



The candidate would be expected to complete a range of office duties, including:




  • Arranging regular and ad hoc meetings as required by the team (virtual and room bookings)

  • Providing secretariat support for work stream meetings, Executive and Programme boards

  • Managing the shared file management system

  • Coordinating recruitment and onboarding for undergraduate interns and civil service secondees – with responsibility for coordinating induction equipment and introductions

  • Coordinating and facilitating the delivery of research skills clinics, research seminars  and various education and training courses provided through a partnership with King’s College London

  • Providing secretariat and coordinating support for research projects delivered through our Ask the Institute rapid advisory service.



This is a full-time role that could last for 4 to 12 weeks.



You will report directly to the programme manager and work collaboratively across the King’s Health Partners Women and Children’s Health Clinical Academic Partnership.



Qualifications

3 A Levels (Desirable)



Skills

We are looking for a candidate with the following skills:




  • Experience in event and office space management, with an eye for detail

  • Good IT skills and the ability to pick up new digital systems quickly – must be comfortable using Microsoft Office, including Teams.

  • Strong organisation and prioritisation skills and the ability to deliver objectives on time

  • Capable hybrid worker who can convey information creatively and clearly in person and online

  • Self-sufficient team player able to adapt to different environments and people

  • Ability and confidence to spot and suggest improvements to processes

FODOCS Students of any year/ discipline required to fill several co-creation roles.  



In response to a consultation process undertaken to investigate the faculty’s low NSS scores, we are searching for several BDS, DTH and PGT students, from all years to join working groups with staff as equal partners in the exploration of the main themes and topics arising from the NSS feedback. Together, you will co-create new processes, interventions and activities to improve the student experience. 



Students will contribute their ideas, experiences, and opinions to one of five workstreams:  



Programme Overview,  



Clinical Experience,  



Timetabling & Operations,  



Assessment & Feedback and  



Culture, Communications & Student Experience. 



Tasks include:  





  • Corresponding regularly with staff and students in your workstream via email and Teams 




  • Undertaking research about best practice in the sector  




  • Attending and contributing to meetings  




  • Listening to and respecting the expertise of staff and other students, whilst also bringing your own expertise to collaborations  




  • Confidently sharing your ideas and experiences  




  • Using your creativity skills to suggest solutions to tricky problems  




  • Approaching conversations with curiosity and open-mindedness  







  • Sharing your work and progress with your peers  




  • Due regard for diplomacy and confidentiality 





No experience necessary, but students must be prepared to talk about their own experiences with other students and staff candidly and sensitively.  



You will be contracted to work for a total of 30 hours, which you will work flexibly across the academic year. Depending on the nature of the workstream work, these hours may be expanded in consultation with you. Your time will be split between undertaking research, attending workstream meetings and supporting staff to improve current practice and with the development of new initiatives. The majority of your hours can be undertaken remotely, however you will need access to Microsoft Teams.  



You will be compensated at the Talent Bank rate (£13.48 + holiday pay).   



In your application, please provide answers to the following questions: 





  1. What does successful, shared decision-making look like between staff and students? (max 150 words) 




  2. What skills, qualities and attributes do students need to posses when working with staff in true partnership? (max 150 words) 





You will be scored and ranked based on your answers to these questions, and the highest scoring candidates will be offered roles. There are several jobs available, so you have a good chance of securing work! 



If successful, you will be invited to paid training on the evening of Tuesday 9th January, 5.30 - 7pm.  The session will be held online.  



Please only apply if you are available on the above day and time and are a CURRENT BDS, DTH or PGT student in FoDOCS.  Applications for this role will close at 23.59 on Friday 29th December 2023.  



If you have any questions, please contact Maddie Taylor, Student Experience Manager: maddison.taylor@kcl.ac.uk 



Qualifications

None required



Skills

No experience necessary, but students must be prepared to talk about their own experiences with other students and staff candidly and sensitively.  

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