OPPORTUNITIES FOR INVOLVEMENT IN THE TIDES PHASE 2 STUDY

We are looking for: 

  • Advisory group members
  • Stakeholder opinion group members 
  • Peer researchers
See below to apply and find out more details on these roles.

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ROLE DESCRIPTIONS

Advisory Group Members

Do you have an interest/experience in, or on-the-ground experience of action to address Equality, Diversity and Inclusion issues affecting Black, Asian and minority ethnic stafff at work? We are looking for Advisory Group members from Trusts involved in the NHS CHECK study.

Role of the Advisory Group: 

  • Helping to steer the TIDES study. 
  • Helping us make key decision about the study, such as what questions to ask staff. 
  • Supporting us to increase representation of ethnic minority healthcare staff in our study. 
  • Helping us interpret our findings. 
  • Advise us on the Race Equality Impact Assessment Toolki and training resources to be developed.
  • Advise us about how to share our findings and to get the resources developed into practice.

What will this involve?

Taking part in up to three 2-hour meeting (delivered online). The aims of each meeting are:

  1. Provide guidance on questions to include in an ethnicity-focused survey and qualitative interviews with healthcare professionals. Also to provide guidance on targeted recruitment strategies to increase representation of Black, Asian and minority ethnic staff survey respondents (17th September 2020, 2-4pm).
  2. Priortise content of the Race Equality Impact Assessment Toolkit, and guidance on testing out and putting the Toolkit into practice (Spring/Summer 2021, date TBC).
  3. Identify and prioritise the content of Virtual Reality (VR) training and education materials, and advise on testing out and putting the training into practice (Summer/Autumn 2021, date TBC).
  4. Advise on how best to share study findings and to help us get our findings out to healthcare professional and NHS leaders. 

Time commitment:

  • Up to three x 2-hour online meetings, plus 2-hours of between-meeting preparation/input per meeting/
  • For those helping us to share findings, an equivalent of 1.5 days. 

Payment: Advisory Group members who are healthcare or social care professionals will be reimbursed for their time. 

Apply: apply here

Stakeholder Opinion Group Members

Are you interest in Equality, Diversity and Inclusion issues for Black, Asian and minority ethnic group health and social care staff? We are also looking for people from Trust nationally to join our stakeholder opinion group, including:

  • People working in health and social care services of any level of seniority, including lower paid and non-clinical staff
  • Patients and carers 
  • Health/social care managers
We are hosting three online workshops to hear your opinions about and help us prioritise:
  1. Questions for an ethnicity-focused survey and interviews with healthcare professionals (19th October – 1pm-3pm). 
  2. Prioritise content of the Race Equality Impact Assessment Toolkit, and guidance on testing out and putting the Toolkit into practice (Spring/Summer 2021, date TBC).
  3. Identify and prioritise the content of Virtual Reality (VR) training and education materials, and advise on testing out and putting the training into practice (Summer/Autumn 2021, date TBC).

You will also be asked to complete an anonymous online survey about these topics in between workshops.

Time commitment: 

Each workshop will last two hours. You do not need to attend all three workshops if you do not wish or are not able to. Surveys will be short, and we will aim for them to take no longer than 30 minutes to complete.

Payment: We will offer individuals taking part in workshops a £15 voucher per workshop. 

Apply: apply here

Peer Researchers

  • Peer researchers will be involved in co-leading interviews with Black, Asian and ethnic minority NHS staff. We are seeking up to three research to support a total of 20 interviews, with one peer researcher per interview. 
  • We will offer a 2-hour training session to support you with interview technique and to familiarise you with the interview questions. 
  • Finally, you would be trained to be involved in supporting the analysis and interpretation of the interview findings. 

Time commitment: 

  • One of two 2-hour training sessions (date TBC). 
  • Approx. 6-7 interviews each lasting up to one hour (conducted between approx. Nov 2020 and July 2021). 
  • Analysis & interpretation will require up to an equivalent of 4 full day’s work spread out over approx. Feb-Sep 2021. 

Payment: Peer researchers will be paid for their time (£18.20 per hour). 

Apply: These roles have been filled

Role Descriptions