Vacancy Details

Sue Hill

Clinical Librarian

Clinical Librarian role in Swindon.

Sue Hill Recruitment
Date Posted 16/04/18
Reference: VM/25145

About the company

NHS Foundation Trust based near Swindon is seeking a Clinical Librarian on a temporary basis with the view to make permanent.

What you'll be doing

A large part of the role will be to provide information and literature searching services and will provide assistance to users needing help with computers, establishing users' requirements, identifying appropriate resources, locating/retrieving clinical information, and facilitating knowledge to enable users to help themselves.

The role will work with Library team members including the Head Librarian and colleagues from other departments to develop and advance the service and to propose and develop changes to practices and policies within the Library Service, such knowledge management initiatives, support for patient information and opportunities for exploiting emerging technologies

Also, to provide support as required for LQAF accreditation and Library dashboards; including helping to collect statistics and monitoring use of the Library.

Why you’ll be hired

The successful candidate will have experience supervising a team within a medical library environment and be a proficient clinical researcher.

To be considered for this role you will require:

- Experience of clinical research, preferably within the NHS
- Experience of managing a team within a library provision
- A library and information qualification or comparable experience

Why you should apply

This is initially a temporary position with a view to becoming permanent after 8-10 weeks. It is a varied, challenging position to suit an experienced, professional clinical Library Manager.

This role is paid on a Band 6 level.

If you are interested in learning more: Please get in touch on 02073785468 or on

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