Senior User Researcher
Edinburgh

Job reference: 003293

Location: Edinburgh

Job closing date: 27/08/2019

Job posted date: 07/08/2019

Salary: Band 6 (£30,401 - £38,046)

Employment type: Fixed-term or Secondment

Job Type: Administrative Services

Hours of work: 37.5

Department: Programme Management Services (Sub-Dept)

Employer (NHS Board) : NHS National Services Scotland

 
18 Month Fixed Term/Secondment Opportunity based in our East Regional Hub


Programme Management Services (PgMS) is one of the largest and fastest growing centres of excellence in portfolio, programme and project management in Scotland.  We provide specialist change services to the NHS and wider public sector and are looking for a number of experienced User Researchers to support the delivery of a range of exciting and innovative service design and transformation initiatives.

In PgMS we work in partnership with our clients across a range of programmes and projects to solve problems, co-design and co-deliver transformational change and improve outcomes.  Our work spans diverse areas such as blood transfusion, laboratory and diagnostic services and mental health, from Inverness to the Borders.

We offer employees a very competitive benefits package which supports you to balance life with work, as well as a generous pension scheme and discounts on leisure and shopping experiences.  We also provide excellent training and learning opportunities, plus employee support services.

Successful candidates will be professional with a client-focused approach and bring proven experience of User Centered Research and Design. You will have a natural aptitude for solving problems as well as engaging and communicating effectively with diverse stakeholders.

Posts are available as secondment opportunities for existing NHS Staff.  Please follow your own organisation’s guidelines if applying in this way.

Please note that unless there are exceptional circumstances, successful candidates will start on the salary scale minimum.

Our benefits package includes pension scheme, comprehensive range of work life balance policies, occupational health services, learning resource centres and discounted leisure, financial and shopping benefits.
For an informal discussion on the post, please email nss.pgms-pmo@nhs.net

Further information on NSS is available from: www.nhsnss.org

Closing date for completed applications is Tuesday 27th August 2019.

Please note that the majority of correspondence is sent by e-mail only, so please check your e-mail regularly (including junk folders).

NHS National Services Scotland is an equal opportunities employer and as committed participant in the disability confident scheme, guarantees to interview all disabled applicants who meet the minimum criteria for our vacancies





 

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