Fixed term for 12 months
Full Time, 37.5 hours per week
Band 6, £25,528 - £34,189
The National Collaborating Centre for Cancer (NCC-C) is a leading research
centre producing evidence-based clinical practice guidelines for the NHS in
England, Wales and Northern Ireland aimed at improving patient care. The
NCC-C, which is based in Cardiff city centre, is funded by the National
Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence (NICE) and hosted by Velindre NHS
Trust and works in partnership with Cardiff University and other key
organisations, representing relevant health professions and patient groups.
NICE clinical guidelines are their most frequently accessed products and have
an international reputation for excellence. This is an exciting opportunity to
join a multi-professional team of experienced and enthusiastic specialists
working at a national level and make a leading contribution to the research
programme in support of NICE clinical guidelines.
You will support the work of the Centre by designing comprehensive literature
search strategies and identifying, retrieving and storing relevant information
from a variety of sources including the biomedical and social science research
literature and routine NHS data. You will be responsible for the
administration of inter-library loans and the maintenance of appropriate
You should have a post graduate qualification in library management or
information science with proven experience of searching health databases and
the internet, and of working within a multi-disciplinary setting. With
excellent communication skills, you will be able to work on your own
initiative and with other project collaborators, and adhere to tight
deadlines. The role provides opportunities for continuing professional and
The successful candidate will also be eligible to apply for an honorary
research fellowship at Cardiff University and on-going academic advice and
support will be provided.
The posts are fixed term for 12 months (secondment will also be considered).
For further details on the above post, please contact Dr Andrew Champion,
Centre Manager on 029 2040 2929.
Closing date: 25th January 2013.
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