Public Health England - Behavioural Insights Researcher

Job Reference: 919-HD-15323638---EXT

Employer:Public Health EnglandDepartment:Science & Strategic InformationLocation:Skipton House, LondonSalary:£37,175 - £45,769 per annum - SEO
This post is a fixed term for 1 year.

The post holder will support collaborative research projects designed to increase the uptake of NHS Health Checks through the application of behavioural insights. They will be expected to help conceptualise, develop, manage, and robustly evaluate a small number of research studies. This will primarily involve telephone calls and field visits to learn about local delivery of the NHS Health Checks programme, intervention design and project proposal development, stakeholder communication, project management, and implementation guidance.

The position will report to the Behavioural Insights Lead Researcher but will be required to work independently under guidance of the Behavioural Insights Team.

For further information / an informal discussion about the post, please contact Dr Tim Chadborn, Behavioural Insights Lead Researcher, at

Stage 4 vacancy

Open to all external applicants (anyone) from outside the Civil Service(including by definition internal applicants)

Applicants are strongly advised to use the criteria in the person specification (available online) as sub-headings in their application to make it clear how they meet each of the selection criteria. Please also see job description for competencies

Public Health England promotes diversity in the workplace and is an equal opportunities employer

Public Health England (PHE) is an executive agency of the Department of Health providing; strategic leadership, research, advice and support for Government, local authorities and the NHS in protecting and improving the nation’s health


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