Closing date: Friday 31 May

What: The Research Design Service (South West) are looking for a member of the public who has a broad interest in health and social care research to join their senior management team. It would involve attending a monthly meeting in Taunton, reading papers beforehand and sharing your views on what you have read or heard being discussed.

For: They are looking for someone with experience of committee membership at a senior level. An existing link with and understanding of the work of the Research Design Service would be an
advantage but not essential as full training and support will be given.

Where and when: The team meets every month for around two – three hours and the meetings are usually held in Taunton. Interested applicants should apply by sending a brief description of your interest in the role along with a CV or summary of your personal and employment history to Helen Wavish by Friday 31 May. Shortlisted candidates will be notified by 5 June and interviews will be held on 11 June in Exeter.

Payment: Public contributors supporting the Research Design Service are paid a fee for their time (£150 for a full day, pro rata for shorter meetings) and travel.

For more information: Read more about the role here or contact Helen Wavish, on 01392 72 6724 or