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Position: Assistant Director National Strategy for Health Justice Partnership/Honorary Consultant in Public Health
Institution: University College London
Department: Faculty of Laws
Location: London, United Kingdom
Duties: With funding from the Legal Education Foundation, Professor Dame Hazel Genn (Strategic Director) has been charged with creating a National Strategy for Health Justice Partnership. A key goal of the National Strategy for HJP is to establish a sustainable future for HJP. The National Strategy will champion the wider development of HJP in the UK by advocating with policy makers and funders to support the expansion of such programmes, by developing the evidence base, identifying and promoting best practice, providing technical assistance to new and existing examples of HJP, and facilitating knowledge transfer among HJP practitioners
Requirements: Higher academic degree e.g. MD/MS or PhD (or in final stages of preparation) in population health/health services research or evidence of an equivalent level of attainment in research publications Fellowship or Membership of the Faculty of Public Health; Significant experience building relationships/partnerships with government, community groups, trusts and foundations corporations and other key stakeholders
   
Text: Assistant Director National Strategy for Health Justice Partnership/Honorary Consultant in Public Health, - Ref:1852077 Click here to go back to search results Apply Now UCL Department / Division Faculty of Laws Location of position London Grade 10 Hours Full Time Salary (inclusive of London allowance) Consultant Clinical Academic Threshold 1 (£82 ,022 incl LA) or UCL Grade 10 (Competitive Salary) per annum Duties and Responsibilities Health Justice Partnership (HJP) is a model of providing holistic social welfare legal assistance to vulnerable people within a health care setting. The HJP model is built on an understanding that the social, economic, and political context of an individuals circumstances impacts upon their health. With funding from the Legal Education Foundation, Professor Dame Hazel Genn (Strategic Director) has been charged with creating a National Strategy for Health Justice Partnership. A key goal of the National Strategy for HJP is to establish a sustainable future for HJP. The National Strategy will champion the wider development of HJP in the UK by advocating with policy makers and funders to support the expansion of such programmes, by developing the evidence base, identifying and promoting best practice, providing technical assistance to new and existing examples of HJP, and facilitating knowledge transfer among HJP practitioners. The newly established role of Assistant Director is an important and exciting opportunity to achieve these ambitions. Working in partnership with the Strategic Director and an Advisory Board the ED will set the detailed strategy, identify strategic partnerships and secure additional ongoing funding beyond the start-up phase. The ED will be expected to help in shaping policy and best practice in the HJP field. This post will be available for two years in the first instance. Key Requirements Higher academic degree e.g. MD/MS or PhD (or in final stages of preparation) in population health/ health services research or evidence of an equivalent level of attainment in research publications Fellowship or Membership of the Faculty of Public Health. Significant experience building relationships/partnerships with government, community groups, trusts and foundations corporations and other key stakeholders. Further Details A job description and person specification can be accessed at the bottom of this page. To apply for the vacancy please click on the Apply Now button below. If you have any queries regarding the vacancy, please contact Professor Dame Hazel Genn (h.genn@ucl.ac.uk) If you have any queries about the application process, please contact Laws HR (lawshr@ucl.ac.uk). We particularly welcome female applicants and those from an ethnic minority, as they are under-represented within UCL at this level. We will consider applications to work on a part-time, flexible and job share basis wherever possible. Closing Date 10 Apr 2020 Latest time for the submission of applications 23:59 Interview date TBC This appointment is subject to UCL Terms and Conditions of Service for Research and Support Staff. Please use these links to find out more about UCL working life including the benefits we offer and UCL Terms and Conditions related to this job. Job Description Apply Now
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