Research Officer - Cerebral Palsy Research (Fixed Term, Part Time), Cerebral Palsy Register Starship Child Health


Exciting opportunity to be a part of a busy and growing research team within the Paediatric Orthopaedic Team

The cerebral palsy research team, located at Starship, provides project management, trial co-ordination and support for a number of research projects.

We require a motivated and proactive Research Officer to be part of a fast-growing research team. Our new Research Officer will be responsible for supporting the project’s clinical leads of two Cerebral Palsy (CP) projects within the Paediatric Orthopaedic Department (Rehabilitation Following Selective Doral Rhizotomy in New Zealand and Capture: Cerebral Palsy – Translating Research Evidence on Early Identification).

The Research Officer supports important elements like research design, ethics application and later data collection and analysis. They also track and promote overall project progress against time and budget and support the patient recruitment.

Our Research Officer also ensures that the data collection is following Good Clinical Practice standards which will ensure that Auckland DHB attains rigour in clinical research. The role offers variety and challenge.

As our ideal applicant, you will have had recent experience in supporting research, along with excellent interpersonal skills to support our clinical staff and collaborate with non-clinical team members.

You will possess advanced MS Excel skills to manage and analyse the research data, and having worked with families and patients with CP would be an advantage.

The ability to work autonomously while contributing to a multidisciplinary team is essential as is a high level of accuracy and attention to detail.

This part-time appointment (0.2-0.5 FTE) will be for 24 months.

Apply now at to job number AUC06872 by attaching a Cover Letter and your latest CV. Only applications submitted online via the ADHB website will be accepted.

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For assistance with the online application process please contact Vickie Shakur,

Applications close: Monday 21st October 2019

Interviews for this position will take place the week commencing the 4th November 2019.

You must have right to work in New Zealand at the time of the application.

Auckland DHB is committed to the application of the Vulnerable Children Act 2014 and its intent to improve the safety of all children. This position is not a Children’s Worker as defined by the Act.

This position is NOT a children's worker under the Children's Act
Job Posting 15/Sep/19 - 21/Oct/19
Organisation Child Health
HealthBoard AUK-Auckland Central-Auckland City Hospital
Job Paediatrics
Part-time Monday - Friday