Information Specialist/Information Specialist Assistant

Regent's Park
£22,524 - £35,867 per annum
02 Dec 2017
10 Dec 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

NCG371 - Information Specialist/Information Specialist Assistant

Information specialist assistant

Salary Band: Grade 3, £22,524 - £24,482 per annum

For this role, appointments are usually made at £23,000 (dependent on skills and experience)


Information specialist

Salary Band: Grade 4, £26,900 - £35,867 per annum

For this role, appointments are usually made at £28,000 (dependent on skills and experience)

Full time, 12 month fixed-term contract in the first instance

Do you want to make a difference in improving healthcare delivery and the quality of patient care in the NHS?

This is an exciting opportunity to join the National Guideline Centre (NGC), a multi-disciplinary health services research team mainly funded by the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) in the position of information specialist assistant or information specialist, dependent on experience.

If you have related experience we would be delighted to hear from you. The NGC produces evidence-based clinical practice guidelines on behalf of NICE, specialising in guidance for acute and chronic conditions across a wide and varied range of topics. The NGC also provides research support to a number of external commissioners. We are vibrant, dedicated and enthusiastic with a staff currently of around 60 people and are part of the Royal College of Physicians of London.

The information specialist team is made up of a head of information specialists, one full-time and two part-time information specialists, two information specialist assistants, and this post: information specialist assistant or information specialist (depending on experience). If you would like to build and expand on your knowledge in searching, participate in high level quality guideline development, and would like to work in a non-library based professional environment where you can learn and develop, please apply.

The successful candidate will receive training in our systematic searching methods. They will attend guideline committees, work with specialist technical teams, support the document delivery service and participate in methodology projects. In addition they could provide training to NGC staff or on our external courses.

For an informal discussion about this role, please contact Carlos Sharpin, Associate Director (020 3075 1386; or Lina Gulhane (unavailable 20 - 24 Nov), Head of Information Specialists (020 3075 1413; No Agencies Please.

For more information about the role please view the job description and person specification, Information Specialist / Information Specialist Assistant.

To apply for this role please complete the online application form

Closing date: Sunday 10 December 2017

Interview date: Tuesday 19 / Wednesday 20 December 2017