Research Officer Immunisation Policy Support and Guideline Development
Sydney Children's Hospital Network
  • locationSydney, NSW
  • salaryNot disclosed
  • full-time 24 February 2021
  • locationSydney, NSW
  • salaryNot disclosed
  • full-time
Job Description

<div style="font-size: 10pt; font-family: Arial;"> <p style="text-align: justify;;font-family: Arial"><span style="font-family:Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif;"><span style="font-size:12px;"><img alt="" src="https://healthnswgov.taleo.net/transition/transition/TransitionImageViewer.jss?imageCode=SCHN6" style="width: 100%;" /><br /> Sydney Children&#39;s Hospitals Network is the largest paediatric health care entity in Australia. We care for thousands of children each year in our hospitals and in their homes &mdash; with one purpose in mind &mdash; to help young people live their healthiest lives.</span></span></p> <p style="text-align: justify;;font-family: Arial"><span style="font-family:Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif;"><span style="font-size:12px;"><b>Employment Type</b>:&nbsp;Temporary&nbsp;Full Time up to&nbsp;30-Jun-2022<br /> <b>Position Classification</b>:&nbsp;Health Mgr Lvl 1<br /> <b>Remuneration</b>:&nbsp;74629.22 - 100390.27<br /> <b>Hours Per Week</b>:&nbsp;38<br /> <b>Requisition ID</b>:&nbsp;REQ212196<br /> <strong>Location</strong>; Westmead</span></span></p> <div style="font-size: 10pt; font-family: Arial;"> <p style="text-align: justify;;font-family: Arial"><span style="font-family:Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif;"><span style="font-size:12px;">The National Centre for Immunisation Research and Surveillance (NCIRS) is looking for a dynamic individual to strengthen the Centre&rsquo;s role in supporting the development of national immunisation practice guidelines and policies. The successful candidate will be working in a very supportive and vibrant multi-disciplinary team environment. This is an excellent opportunity to develop a career in using knowledge and skills in medical science, epidemiology, and scientific writing to support public health policy and practice. It is a particularly exciting time now for this role, with multiple COVID-19 vaccines under development.</span></span></p> <p style="text-align: justify;;font-family: Arial"><span style="font-family:Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif;"><span style="font-size:12px;">This position is particularly suitable for a graduate of medical science or medical/health disciplines, with post-graduate qualification in public health and strength in epidemiology, who has keen interests in the development of evidence-informed clinical practice guidelines or health policies, especially in the context of communicable disease control and/or immunisation. Experience in systematic review and appraisal of biomedical literature, meta-analysis, statistical analysis of epidemiological data, health technology assessment, scientific writing for various purposes and audiences, and knowledge translation in population health contexts will be key assets that you can bring to the position.</span></span></p> <p style="text-align: justify;;font-family: Arial"><span style="font-family:Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif;"><span style="font-size:12px;">Please refer to the position description for more detailed description of accountabilities and selection criteria.</span></span></p> <p style="text-align: justify;;font-family: Arial"><span style="font-family:Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif;"><span style="font-size:12px;">This appointment will be full time temporary up to June 2022, with possible extension. Part time hours may be considered for the preferred candidates.</span></span></p> <p style="text-align: justify;;font-family: Arial"><strong><span style="font-family:Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif;"><span style="font-size:12px;">About NCIRS</span></span></strong></p> <p style="text-align: justify;;font-family: Arial"><span style="font-family:Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif;"><span style="font-size:12px;">NCIRS at Kids Research, The Children&rsquo;s Hospital at Westmead, is the leading body in Australia working in applying research to inform immunisation policy development, best clinical practice, surveillance of vaccine preventable diseases and vaccine safety, and evaluation of immunisation services in Australia. NCIRS has national and international recognition in this arena, and is also developing initiatives to enhance technical skills in these aspects for countries in the Indo-Pacific regions.</span></span></p> <p style="text-align: justify;;font-family: Arial"><span style="font-family:Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif;"><span style="font-size:12px;">The Centre is based within the Division of Research of the Sydney Children&#39;s Hospitals Network, Westmead Campus, NSW, Australia, but has an all-age research remit and is affiliated with the Discipline of Child and Adolescent Health, The Children&#39;s Hospital at Westmead Clinical School, the School of Public Health and the Marie Bashir Institute of The University of Sydney.</span></span><br /> &nbsp;</p> </div> </div> <div style="font-size: 10pt; font-family: Arial;"> <ol> <li> <p style="font-family: Arial"><span style="font-family:Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif;"><span style="font-size:12px;">Tertiary qualifications in nursing, medicine, pharmacy, medical science or related health disciplines, with post-graduate qualification in public health including epidemiology, or equivalent qualifications and/or demonstrated experience.</span></span></p> </li> <li> <p style="font-family: Arial"><span style="font-family:Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif;"><span style="font-size:12px;">Excellent organisational skills, including planning and attention to detail with knowledge or experience in project coordination and management.</span></span></p> </li> <li> <p style="font-family: Arial"><span style="font-family:Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif;"><span style="font-size:12px;">Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to work in a team environment.</span></span></p> </li> <li> <p style="font-family: Arial"><span style="font-family:Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif;"><span style="font-size:12px;">Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal, with demonstrated ability to produce high quality scientific writing of various types including technical reports and/or practice guidelines.</span></span></p> </li> <li> <p style="font-family: Arial"><span style="font-family:Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif;"><span style="font-size:12px;">Demonstrated understanding or experience in methods and process of systematic scientific literature review and critical appraisal, meta-analysis, analysis of epidemiological datasets and preparing epidemiological reviews, health technology assessment, and public health research.</span></span></p> </li> <li> <p style="font-family: Arial"><span style="font-family:Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif;"><span style="font-size:12px;">Demonstrated familiarity with the biomedical literature and relevant bibliographic databases (eg. Medline, Cochrane Library) and framework for evidence-informed development of clinical practice guidelines and/or population health policies or population health policies (e.g. GRADE).</span></span></p> </li> <li> <p style="font-family: Arial"><span style="font-family:Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif;"><span style="font-size:12px;">Demonstrated experience working in or understanding of the Australian health care system or population/public health services, including those related to immunisation.</span></span></p> </li> <li> <p style="font-family: Arial"><span style="font-family:Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif;"><span style="font-size:12px;">Experience in basic analysis of epidemiologic data and in the use of relevant computer packages including Microsoft Office (Excel, PowerPoint and Word) and EndNote (or equivalent).</span></span></p> </li> </ol> </div> <p style="font-family: Arial">&nbsp;</p> <p style="font-family: Arial"><span style="font-family:Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif;"><span style="font-size:12px;">SCHN is an Equal Opportunity Employer and encourage all suitably qualified applicants to apply, including Indigenous Australians, and people from culturally diverse backgrounds.&nbsp;</span></span><span style="font-family:Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif;"><span style="font-size:12px;">&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; </span></span></p> <p style="font-family: Arial"><span style="font-family:Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif;"><span style="font-size:12px;">Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are encouraged to apply. We recognise the value of Aboriginal staff providing health care to Aboriginal children and families that access the services we provide at the Sydney Children&rsquo;s Hospitals Network. Aboriginal job applicants are encouraged to visit the NSW Health Aboriginal Recruitment tool, <span class="MsoHyperlink" style="color:blue"><span style="text-decoration:underline"><a href="http://www.steppingup.health.nsw.gov.au/" style="color:blue; text-decoration:underline">Stepping Up</a></span></span> to assist in preparing your application.</span></span></p> <div style="font-size: 10pt; font-family: Arial;"> <p style="font-family: Arial"><br /> <span style="font-family:Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif;"><span style="font-size:12px;">Need more information?<br /> &nbsp;&nbsp;1) Click here for the <a href="https://ocxz.cit.health.nsw.gov.au/excluded-apps/XXRecRequisitionPD-context-root/faces/XXRecRequisitionPDPG?xxJobId=REQ212196" target="_blank">Position Description</a>&nbsp;&amp; <a href="https://ocxz.cit.health.nsw.gov.au/excluded-apps/filedownloader/faces/DownloadFilePG?xxfileId=12384412">Statement of Duties</a><br /> &nbsp;&nbsp;2) Find out more about <a href="https://healthnswgov.referrals.selectminds.com/app-info" target="_blank">applying</a> for this position<br /> For role related queries or questions contact Sanjay Jayasinghe on sanjay.jayasinghe@health.nsw.gov.au<br /> <br /> <b>Applications Close: 28/02/2021</b></span></span></p> </div> <p style="font-family: Arial">&nbsp;</p> <p style="font-family: Arial">&nbsp;</p>

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Research Officer Immunisation Policy Support and Guideline Development

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    Sydney, NSW, Any
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<div style="font-size: 10pt; font-family: Arial;"> <p style="text-align: justify;;font-family: Arial"><span style="font-family:Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif;"><span style="font-size:12px;"><img alt="" src="https://healthnswgov.taleo.net/transition/transition/TransitionImageViewer.jss?imageCode=SCHN6" style="width: 100%;" /><br /> Sydney Children&#39;s Hospitals Network is the largest paediatric health care entity in Australia. We care for thousands of children each year in our hospitals and in their homes &mdash; with one purpose in mind &mdash; to help young people live their healthiest lives.</span></span></p> <p style="text-align: justify;;font-family: Arial"><span style="font-family:Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif;"><span style="font-size:12px;"><b>Employment Type</b>:&nbsp;Temporary&nbsp;Full Time up to&nbsp;30-Jun-2022<br /> <b>Position Classification</b>:&nbsp;Health Mgr Lvl 1<br /> <b>Remuneration</b>:&nbsp;74629.22 - 100390.27<br /> <b>Hours Per Week</b>:&nbsp;38<br /> <b>Requisition ID</b>:&nbsp;REQ212196<br /> <strong>Location</strong>; Westmead</span></span></p> <div style="font-size: 10pt; font-family: Arial;"> <p style="text-align: justify;;font-family: Arial"><span style="font-family:Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif;"><span style="font-size:12px;">The National Centre for Immunisation Research and Surveillance (NCIRS) is looking for a dynamic individual to strengthen the Centre&rsquo;s role in supporting the development of national immunisation practice guidelines and policies. The successful candidate will be working in a very supportive and vibrant multi-disciplinary team environment. This is an excellent opportunity to develop a career in using knowledge and skills in medical science, epidemiology, and scientific writing to support public health policy and practice. It is a particularly exciting time now for this role, with multiple COVID-19 vaccines under development.</span></span></p> <p style="text-align: justify;;font-family: Arial"><span style="font-family:Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif;"><span style="font-size:12px;">This position is particularly suitable for a graduate of medical science or medical/health disciplines, with post-graduate qualification in public health and strength in epidemiology, who has keen interests in the development of evidence-informed clinical practice guidelines or health policies, especially in the context of communicable disease control and/or immunisation. Experience in systematic review and appraisal of biomedical literature, meta-analysis, statistical analysis of epidemiological data, health technology assessment, scientific writing for various purposes and audiences, and knowledge translation in population health contexts will be key assets that you can bring to the position.</span></span></p> <p style="text-align: justify;;font-family: Arial"><span style="font-family:Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif;"><span style="font-size:12px;">Please refer to the position description for more detailed description of accountabilities and selection criteria.</span></span></p> <p style="text-align: justify;;font-family: Arial"><span style="font-family:Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif;"><span style="font-size:12px;">This appointment will be full time temporary up to June 2022, with possible extension. Part time hours may be considered for the preferred candidates.</span></span></p> <p style="text-align: justify;;font-family: Arial"><strong><span style="font-family:Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif;"><span style="font-size:12px;">About NCIRS</span></span></strong></p> <p style="text-align: justify;;font-family: Arial"><span style="font-family:Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif;"><span style="font-size:12px;">NCIRS at Kids Research, The Children&rsquo;s Hospital at Westmead, is the leading body in Australia working in applying research to inform immunisation policy development, best clinical practice, surveillance of vaccine preventable diseases and vaccine safety, and evaluation of immunisation services in Australia. NCIRS has national and international recognition in this arena, and is also developing initiatives to enhance technical skills in these aspects for countries in the Indo-Pacific regions.</span></span></p> <p style="text-align: justify;;font-family: Arial"><span style="font-family:Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif;"><span style="font-size:12px;">The Centre is based within the Division of Research of the Sydney Children&#39;s Hospitals Network, Westmead Campus, NSW, Australia, but has an all-age research remit and is affiliated with the Discipline of Child and Adolescent Health, The Children&#39;s Hospital at Westmead Clinical School, the School of Public Health and the Marie Bashir Institute of The University of Sydney.</span></span><br /> &nbsp;</p> </div> </div> <div style="font-size: 10pt; font-family: Arial;"> <ol> <li> <p style="font-family: Arial"><span style="font-family:Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif;"><span style="font-size:12px;">Tertiary qualifications in nursing, medicine, pharmacy, medical science or related health disciplines, with post-graduate qualification in public health including epidemiology, or equivalent qualifications and/or demonstrated experience.</span></span></p> </li> <li> <p style="font-family: Arial"><span style="font-family:Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif;"><span style="font-size:12px;">Excellent organisational skills, including planning and attention to detail with knowledge or experience in project coordination and management.</span></span></p> </li> <li> <p style="font-family: Arial"><span style="font-family:Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif;"><span style="font-size:12px;">Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to work in a team environment.</span></span></p> </li> <li> <p style="font-family: Arial"><span style="font-family:Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif;"><span style="font-size:12px;">Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal, with demonstrated ability to produce high quality scientific writing of various types including technical reports and/or practice guidelines.</span></span></p> </li> <li> <p style="font-family: Arial"><span style="font-family:Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif;"><span style="font-size:12px;">Demonstrated understanding or experience in methods and process of systematic scientific literature review and critical appraisal, meta-analysis, analysis of epidemiological datasets and preparing epidemiological reviews, health technology assessment, and public health research.</span></span></p> </li> <li> <p style="font-family: Arial"><span style="font-family:Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif;"><span style="font-size:12px;">Demonstrated familiarity with the biomedical literature and relevant bibliographic databases (eg. Medline, Cochrane Library) and framework for evidence-informed development of clinical practice guidelines and/or population health policies or population health policies (e.g. GRADE).</span></span></p> </li> <li> <p style="font-family: Arial"><span style="font-family:Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif;"><span style="font-size:12px;">Demonstrated experience working in or understanding of the Australian health care system or population/public health services, including those related to immunisation.</span></span></p> </li> <li> <p style="font-family: Arial"><span style="font-family:Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif;"><span style="font-size:12px;">Experience in basic analysis of epidemiologic data and in the use of relevant computer packages including Microsoft Office (Excel, PowerPoint and Word) and EndNote (or equivalent).</span></span></p> </li> </ol> </div> <p style="font-family: Arial">&nbsp;</p> <p style="font-family: Arial"><span style="font-family:Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif;"><span style="font-size:12px;">SCHN is an Equal Opportunity Employer and encourage all suitably qualified applicants to apply, including Indigenous Australians, and people from culturally diverse backgrounds.&nbsp;</span></span><span style="font-family:Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif;"><span style="font-size:12px;">&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; </span></span></p> <p style="font-family: Arial"><span style="font-family:Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif;"><span style="font-size:12px;">Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are encouraged to apply. We recognise the value of Aboriginal staff providing health care to Aboriginal children and families that access the services we provide at the Sydney Children&rsquo;s Hospitals Network. Aboriginal job applicants are encouraged to visit the NSW Health Aboriginal Recruitment tool, <span class="MsoHyperlink" style="color:blue"><span style="text-decoration:underline"><a href="http://www.steppingup.health.nsw.gov.au/" style="color:blue; text-decoration:underline">Stepping Up</a></span></span> to assist in preparing your application.</span></span></p> <div style="font-size: 10pt; font-family: Arial;"> <p style="font-family: Arial"><br /> <span style="font-family:Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif;"><span style="font-size:12px;">Need more information?<br /> &nbsp;&nbsp;1) Click here for the <a href="https://ocxz.cit.health.nsw.gov.au/excluded-apps/XXRecRequisitionPD-context-root/faces/XXRecRequisitionPDPG?xxJobId=REQ212196" target="_blank">Position Description</a>&nbsp;&amp; <a href="https://ocxz.cit.health.nsw.gov.au/excluded-apps/filedownloader/faces/DownloadFilePG?xxfileId=12384412">Statement of Duties</a><br /> &nbsp;&nbsp;2) Find out more about <a href="https://healthnswgov.referrals.selectminds.com/app-info" target="_blank">applying</a> for this position<br /> For role related queries or questions contact Sanjay Jayasinghe on sanjay.jayasinghe@health.nsw.gov.au<br /> <br /> <b>Applications Close: 28/02/2021</b></span></span></p> </div> <p style="font-family: Arial">&nbsp;</p> <p style="font-family: Arial">&nbsp;</p>


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