Vacancy – Project Officer, Research & Development – Closes 28.01.21

Community Action Network
Project Officer – Research & Development

Location: Bournemouth, Christchurch and Poole (Home based during Covid19)
Hours: 25 hours per week
Salary:  £28,672(pro rata)
Contract length: Fixed term 9 months  
Apply by: Thursday 28th January midday
Interviews: Friday 5th February 2021 via Zoom

Would you like to help inform how local people can get home from hospital safely and quickly, plus prevent them being admitted in the first place? Do you enjoy researching and putting forward innovative solutions?

We are been commissioned by  Dorset Clinical Commissioning Group to undertake an exciting action research project in partnership with Dorset Community Action and working alongside NHS colleagues.

Come and join our dynamic team working to develop system understanding of how the voluntary and community sector can contribute to meeting the needs of patients on discharge from hospital and to avoid hospital admission, including building on learning from national Home First initiatives.  

About you

You’ll have a good understanding about the role of the voluntary and community sector and our part in the wider health and care system in Dorset.

You’ll enjoy planning researching and reporting on projects that make a positive difference to the local community, along with being a good communicator able to quickly establish excellent working relationships.

What we can offer in return

In return we offer a competitive salary and great benefits, including contributory pension scheme, 25 days holiday (pro-rata) plus all bank holidays, season train ticket loan, flexible working and much more.

For an informal discussion, please phone Emma Lee on 07971 579189 or Karen Loftus on 07966 742 941

Available documents on our website

  • Project Officer job description and person specification
  • Job particulars
  • Application form
  • Together We CAN Plan 2020 2025
  • CAN our values

Our values underpin all our work – we strive to be
collaborative – compassionate – inspirational
– have integrity and show respect