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Senior Fieldworker (ALSPAC)

University of Bristol
Bristol, United Kingdom
£27,116 - £30,497
Closing date
Dec 3, 2021

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Pharmaceutical, Business Development
Full Time
Organization Type
University and College
Jobseeker Type
Academic (e.g. 'Lecturer')
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Job Details

The role

ALSPAC is a large birth cohort study that has collected comprehensive and detailed information on study children and their parents from pregnancy through to young adulthood. ALSPAC has collected data from medical records, linkage to other databases, questionnaires measures made at hands-on assessment clinics and analyses of biological samples collected over the years. As the post holder you will supervise data collection within the @30 clinic. This will be ALSPAC's biggest data collection yet and will involve collecting data from all cohorts; G0, G1 and G2 (the 3 generations within the ALSPAC cohort).

In this role you will be working within a dynamic team of fieldworkers, clinic manager, clinic coordinator and researchers and will assist with the day to day running of the ALSPAC clinics. These visits will be conducted both face to face in clinic and online.

What will you be doing?

As the senior fieldworker you will take prime responsibility for training a team of fieldworkers, establishing clinic templates and standard operating procedures (SOPs), and for scheduling these staff to work in clinics and collect samples. As the post holder you will also be rostered to collect data from ALSPAC cohort members of all ages from birth to adult (G0, G1, G2) and collect biological samples, as required. You will also be involved in assisting with the data collection from sub-studies relating to ALSPAC and an IVF cohort. For this role, you will be responsible for ensuring data collection and measurements are conducted within research governance and good clinical practice guidelines, and that data collected is of a consistently high quality.

You should apply if
  • You have experience of line managing staff and have excellent planning, and organisational skills
  • You have experience of working in a research environment and have an understanding of research governance and confidentiality principles and how this applies to a clinic setting
  • You have excellent communication skills and has experience of working within a dynamic team
  • HND in Health/Biological or other relevant subject or considerable equivalent relevant experience

We welcome applications from all members of our community and are particularly encouraging those from diverse groups, such as members of the LGBT+ and BAME communities, to join us.


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