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Newcastle University
Associate - Digital Innovation
Based at Hanover Housing Association’s St Neot’s office near Cambridge but with opportunities for UK travel, you will lead an exciting Knowledge Transfer Partnership (KTP) project that aims to transform older people’s quality of life through home based digital innovation. With services for older people increasingly in the news, you will develop a methodological framework for effective inclusion of older people’s voice in any innovation roll out. You will also be developing clear needs based requirements to which suppliers of technology can respond. Candidates with a Master’s (or equivalent) in Social or Behavioural Sciences together with experience of working with older people preferably within a housing environment are preferred. Suitable candidates with a Bachelor’s Degree will also be considered. You will have good interpersonal, communication and team working skills and the ability to work independently with minimal supervision. Personal motivation, drive, good planning, organisation skills and the ability to work to tight deadlines are essential.
Location: St Neot’s, near Cambridge
Salary: £23,900 - £28,500 plus substantial training package
Deadline: 12 July 2018
The Associate will develop a project that aims to transform older people's quality of life through home based digital innovation. S/he will develop a methodological framework for effective inclusion of older people's voice in any innovation roll out. This also involves developing clear requirements to which suppliers of technology can respond and embedding this capability within Hanover Housing.
How to Apply
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Email: r.c.gilroy@ncl.ac.uk
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