Welsh Government

Current opportunities

Looking for a new opportunity to work with researchers in Wales? The latest opportunities for Involving People Network members are posted below. If you need more information on any of the opportunities, please phone the team on 02920 230457 or email research-involvement@wales.nhs.uk.

If you would like to apply for any of the below opportunities, please complete our expression of interest form. Please note that current opportunities are only available to network members. For more information on joining the Involving People Network, please visit our Involving People Network information page.  


Involvement in the Wales Cancer Research Centre (WCRC) as a Theme Research Partner

Deadline: Midday 6 July 2018
One individual to become a Research Partner and who will develop the public involvement and engagement thread within the clinical and translational theme of research within the Centre. They would be required to undertake training appropriate to the role and attend 10 half days within a 12-month period.


Become involved in the Health and Care Research Social Care R&D Strategic Coordination Group

Deadline: 5pm 6 July 2018
There is an opportunity for one individual to become a member of the Social Care R&D Strategic Coordination Group. The successful member would be automatically co-opted onto the Focus Area 1 Strategy Implementation subgroup which leads on the implementation of involving the public in social care research. They would also be required to attend quarterly meetings of the Strategic Coordination Group which will be held in Cardiff. The individual will be expected to contribute to the work of the group and read all papers in preparation for the meetings. A detailed role description can be found in the advert.

To apply for this opportunity please complete the application form.


Involvement in developing a study looking at patients with Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) administering self-treatment of antibiotics

Deadline: Midday 27 June 2018
One or two individuals to help develop the study and become part of the trial management group. Successful individuals will be required to take part in one or two meetings, lasting 1-2 hours. They will be expected to comment on the patient facing documents and review and comment on the bid application.

Become involved in the Health and Care Research Wales Public Involvement Delivery Board

Deadline: 5pm on 2 July 2018
The Public Involvement Delivery Board (PIDB) has an opportunity for one individual to become a member. The successful individual will be required to attend four meetings per year with at least two of those meetings to be in person. As a member, you will be required to prepare and contribute to meetings by reading all papers, contribute to task and finish groups and joining email discussions between meetings. A full role description and personal specification can be found in the advert.

To register your interest please complete and return the application form to the Public Involvement and Engagement Team at research-involvement@wales.nhs.uk. Alternatively you can post your application form - further details can be found in the advert.

Become involved in a trial studying teenagers diagnosed with new onset type 1 diabetes

Deadline: Midday 29 June 2018

The study team are looking for four individuals to become involved by joining the trial management group (TMG), data safety monitoring board (DSMB) or trial steering committee (TSC). For details on each of these groups, please read the information sheets below:

Further information can be found in the opportunity advert. When expressing an interest please make clear which meeting you would like to be a part of.