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Primary Care Facilitator - QMUL20897

Department: Institute of Population Health Sciences
Salary: £34,220 to £40,194 per annum (Grade 4)
Reference: QMUL20897
Location: Whitechapel
Date posted: 16-Jan-2020
Closing date: 15-Feb-2020

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Applications are invited for the role of Primary Care Facilitator in the newly established Institute of Population Health Science.   IPHS is a world class, multidisciplinary grouping of academics.  Its focus is on population health sciences, spanning public and global health, health services research, health policy, genomics and data science, behavioural and social sciences.  IPHS delivers evidence to implement health system change for population benefit.

The Institute comprises four centres : Centre for Primary Care and Mental Health, Centre for Clinical Trials and Methodology, Centre for Global Public Health and Centre for Women’s Health.

The Clinical Effectiveness Group (CEG) is part of the Centre for Primary Care and Mental Health.   CEG is an innovative team of healthcare professionals which aims to reduce illness and death through the promotion of evidence based health care of chronic disease in East London.

The post holder will be required to contribute to the primary care development work of the Clinical Effectiveness Group.  This work will involve supporting local CCGs, GP Federations and Networks with on-going programmes, such as the Local Improvement Services and Quality & Outcomes Framework (QOF) providing a range of training and education services to GP practices.  Although based in Whitechapel, the candidate will be expected to visit GP practices and attend meetings in.

This is a highly visible post and the successful candidate must be confident in communicating with both clinical and non-clinical staff at all levels across primary care.  The candidate will need to have a very good knowledge of IT systems in primary care as this underpins all our programmes, and will require development and dissemination of clinical templates and other support tools within primary clinical systems.

The post is a full time (part-time may be considered) and fixed term appointment to 31 March 2021.  Starting salary will be in the range of £34,220 - £40,194 per annum inclusive of London Allowance.  Benefits include 30 days annual leave, pension scheme and interest-free season ticket loan.

Candidates must be able to demonstrate their eligibility to work in the UK in accordance with the Immigration, Asylum and Nationality Act 2006. Where required this may include entry clearance or continued leave to remain under the Points Based Immigration Scheme.

Informal enquiries should be addressed to Jayne Callaghan at or Keith Prescott at

Details about the Institute can be found at and CEG at

To apply for the role, please click the ‘apply’ button below.

The closing date for applications is 15 February 2020.  Interviews will be held shortly thereafter.

Valuing Diversity & Committed to Equality


The School of Medicine and Athena SWAN Charter for Women in Science.

The School of Medicine holds a Silver Athena SWAN Award.  We are committed to the equality of opportunities and to advancing women’s careers.  We have policies to support staff returning from long-term absence, for flexible arrangements for staff with parental responsibilities and for childcare support.  As part of the School’s commitment to the Athena SWAN principles we strongly encourage applications from women.


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