[R-jobs] Mental Health Informatician

Andy Fugard @ndy|ug@rd @end|ng |rom gm@||@com
Tue May 8 13:31:18 CEST 2012

The CAMHS EBPU is a research and training unit that is part of  University
College London (UCL) and the Anna Freud Centre (a registered charity
dedicated to excellence in child and adolescent mental health). Within the
unit sits the central team for the CAMHS Outcome Research Consortium (CORC)
� a national collaboration between child and adolescent mental health
services (CAMHS) across the UK who contribute outcome data for central
analysis and reporting. The CORC central database currently has data on
over 150,000 episodes of care. Full information on CORC can be found at:

The post-holder�s role is to develop the central analysis and reporting
processes at CORC, in particular: improving how we currently automate,
perform statistical analyses of, and graphically present services� mental
health data; liaising with current research initiatives which analyse the
CORC dataset; analysing data from member sites and supporting colleagues
with analysis; liaising with member services; assisting in developing
reports for services and visiting services to advise and discuss issues
arising as necessary, including on occasion making formal presentations.

We are looking for someone with a computer science and psychology
background. You will be joining a small central team consisting of a
project director, a programme lead and data analyst, a senior research
officer, two research officers, a research assistant and two data

The post would suit an enthusiastic, creative, organised and self-motivated
individual who is interested in software development, data analysis, and
who cares about improving the quality of mental health provision. Prior
experience in mental health data analysis and/or work with databases is
desirable. The ability to work as part of a team, and have clarity of
communication will be vital.

The post will be based at the Anna Freud Centre, 12 Maresfield Gardens,
London, NW3 5SU.

The Anna Freud Centre values diversity and aims to have a workforce that
reflects this. We encourage applications from all sections of the community.

A full job description, person specification and application pack can be
downloaded from http://www.annafreud.org/jobs.php?id=324

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