Thank you for your interest in working with the McPin Foundation, please see current vacancies below.


Public Involvement in Research Officer

Type: Fixed-term

Duration: 2 years

Location: London Southwark

Salary FTE: £27,500

Hours: Full time (37.5 hours per week) but part-time working will be considered.


We are developing our Public Involvement in Research team. We are looking for a post holder to work on a portfolio of studies ensuring high quality public involvement and engagement is provided. Mental health science is a key feature of this programme. The post holder will help to develop and deliver our biomedical research strategy including a number of projects using virtual reality. Part of the role includes developing new and creative ways to meaningfully embed public advisory work in mental health research studies, using different models of involvement and engagement.


We are looking for someone who has at least some familiarity with mental health research. The post-holder will also need to have an understanding and some experience of patient and public involvement (PPI)/or public engagement in research. This role will additionally include delivering, planning, or facilitating training and communicating complex messages to a variety of, including non-academic, audiences. The post holder should also have a good understanding of mental health problems and the impact they can have on people’s lives. Some travel within the UK will be required.


Please see the full Job Description and Person Specification for more information.  PIiR Officer job description.


The closing date for applications is 4th March at 5pm. Interviews will be held in London in the week commencing 11th March 2019.


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PIiR Officer Person job description

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