POSTDOCTORAL ACTION RESEARCHER – LIVED EXPERIENCE & CO- PRODUCTION
The role will focus on informing the development of processes for
involving lived experience in the design of health and social services
and supporting service reform initiatives. The postdoctoral researcher
will be experienced in working in practice- based research and
interacting with stakeholders in areas of social inclusion health
policy. The role will be based in Genio but will involve close
collaboration with the National Social Inclusion Office of the HSE.
PURPOSE OF THE ROLE
The person will play an integral role in developing guidance on best
practice across domains of HSE Social Inclusion activity; providing
guidance on methodologies for introducing these reforms and how best
to involve service users in evaluating and co-producing services on an
on-going basis. The overarching focus of the research will be to
inform the greater involvement of lived experience in the design of
health and social services and to surface learnings, opportunities and
challenges. As part of this work, the person will initially focus some
of their time on informing the roll-out of a hospital discharge
programme for homeless people using an action research approach. In
keeping with the key tenets of action research, the emphasis will be
on promoting reflection and critical thinking amongst practitioners.
The person will co-ordinate meetings with relevant participants of
this work, conduct desk based research, gather data through
stakeholder interviews, conduct data analysis, theme identification to
inform cycles of action in a timely way, and write up the research
OUTCOMES TO BE ACHIEVED
* Highlight progress and the opportunities and challenges of
* Share learnings in ways which inform complex, social service
* Implement shared learning opportunities for key stakeholders.
* Deliver insights in a timely manner in ways which promote
This work will take place over an **Apply on the website** month
period. The role is a full-time temporary position.
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* Role requires flexibility with regular travel and overnight stays.
* Car and clean driver’s license required.
SALARY: Commensurate with experience.
HOW TO APPLY:
We need : English (Good)