[Job] RCPsych, Health Economist, ??34-42.3k, clos 17 Sep 2012 #healthcomm jobs

This one's fairly niche!

Royal College of Psychiatrists
Health Economist


Health Economist

National Collaborating Centre for Mental Health (NCCMH)

at the Royal College of Psychiatrists and University College London

Developing evidence-based mental health guidelines for the National Institute for Health and Clinical Effectiveness (NICE), the National Collaborating Centre for Mental Health (NCCMH) is a partnership between the Royal College of Psychiatrists and the British Psychological Society???s Centre for Outcomes, Research and Effectiveness (CORE) at University College London.


Applications are invited for a Health Economist to join our team, primarily based at the Royal College of Psychiatrists but also working closely with colleagues at University College London.

3-Year Fixed Term Contract*

??34,094 to ??42,305 depending upon experience

The successful candidate will have a major responsibility for advising on health economics on NICE mental health guidelines. This will involve working closely with two other health economists, directors and staff at the NCCMH, expert members of guideline development groups including consultants, researchers, clinicians, service users and carers. Working on two guidelines at once, you will review and synthesize current economic evidence and carry out modelling to inform decisions in each guideline. These projects work to demanding time-scales, with many components and many contributors. As well as knowledge and experience of a range of health economic methods including modelling, the ability to present information clearly and draft high quality reports to tight deadlines will be advantageous.


*We would be willing to consider the possibility of a part-time appointment at a pro-rata salary, provided this interest is made explicitly clear in the candidate's application letter.


For an information pack and application form, please email jobs@rcpsych.ac.uk, send a self addressed A5 envelope to: Recruitment, Royal College of Psychiatrists, 17 Belgrave Square, London SW1X 8PG or download.


Closing date for applications: Monday 17 September 2012

Interview date: Tuesday 25 September 2012




The College is an Equal Opportunities Employer.

Charity registration No: 228636.

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