Research Assistant : Self Harm in Women's Prisons
University of Manchester, Manchester Mental Health NHS Foundation Trust
United Kingdom

Research Assistant : Self Harm in Women's Prisons

Job Reference : BM&H-013152

Location : Manchester Mental Health NHS Foundation Trust

Closing Date : 14/01/2019

Salary : £28,050 - £36,644 per annum pro rata for part-time

Employment Type : Fixed Term

Faculty / Organisational Unit : Biology, Medicine & Health

Division : Psychology & Mental Health

Hours Per week : Full Time/Part Time Considered

Contract Duration : 12 months

Project title: A pragmatic randomised controlled trial of psychodynamic interpersonal therapy for women who self-harm in prison (WORSHIP III).


NIHR Funded

Applications are invited for the role of Research Assistant. The post holder will be based in the Centre for Women’s Mental Health, University of Manchester.


This is an exciting opportunity for a researcher to work on a multicentre randomised controlled trial. The post-holder will form part of a multi-disciplinary research team that is investigating the clinical and cost effectiveness of psychodynamic interpersonal therapy for women who self-harm in prison. The trial will involve participation in quantitative and qualitative research. The successful candidate will contribute towards the day-to-day operation of the study. The post-holder will be involved with participant recruitment, data collection, analysis and write-up.


The role involves regular travel to prisons within the women’s estate where the post-holder will be expected to help establish and maintain a high profile to ensure good relationships are maintained between the research team, prison staff and participants.


To apply please visit:


NHS Job Reference: 437-1404568


Enquiries about the vacancy, shortlisting and interviews:

Name: Dr Kerry Gutridge

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