EPIC Business Support Officer (Software Cornwall) (Truro)

  • Fixed Term
  • Full Time
  • Truro

Website University of Plymouth Centre for Health Technology

Job referenceA7305

Date posted06/07/2020

Application closing date19/07/2020

LocationTruro Salary£30,942 to £33,797 per annum – Grade 6

Contract TypeFull-time, Fixed-term

Job category/typeProfessional/Support Services

Software Cornwall are working with the University of Plymouth Centre for Health Technology and offer exciting opportunites to be part of a new, progressive, and cutting-edge area of research.  The eHealth Productivity and Innovation in Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly (EPIC2) project has been funded for a further three years by the European Regional Development Fund.  EPIC has already had considerable success in developing the eHealth sector in Cornwall.  Software Cornwall is a major partner in the new EPIC2 project and will be supporting business to develop in the eHealth sector.

You will be employed by the University of Plymouth but will work closely with Software Cornwall and other teams working to develop the technology capacity in Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly.  The post is full-time and based at the Health and Wellbeing Innovation Centre in Truro and is offered on a fixed term to 31/1/2023.  Applications from people wishing to job share or maintain other flexible arrangements are welcome.  You will work closely with the EPIC2 Business Engagement Manager (BEM) and will be required to undertake substantial travel across Cornwall.

A current full driving licence, access to a vehicle and willingness to travel is desirable as you will be required to travel to remote areas not easily accessible by public transport.

Please demonstrate how you meet the essential criteria outlined in the knowledge, qualifications, training and experience elements of the job description in your supporting statement.


For an informal discussion to find out more about the role then please contact Prof Ray Jones or Dr Arunangsu Chatterjee by email arunangsu.chatterjee@plymouth.ac.uk or ray.jones@plymouth.ac.uk

Interviews are expected to take place week commencing 20th July 2020 and you will be notified if you have been shortlisted or not.

We offer a competitive salary package and a generous pension and holiday scheme. We also offer a range of other benefits, including ongoing development opportunities.

Please note, due to the COVID-19 pandemic the University is currently implementing a number of safety measures as per Government advice therefore the successful applicant may be required to work from home in the first instance.

The University of Plymouth is committed to equality of opportunity, promoting a diverse and inclusive culture, demonstrated through our commitment to the gender equality Athena SWAN Charter and as a Stonewall diversity champion. All applications will be judged solely on merit, however, we particularly welcome applications from groups currently under-represented in the workforce, for example black and minority ethnic groups.

University of Plymouth holds a TEF (Teaching Excellence and Student Outcomes Framework) Silver by the Office for Students.

The position is funded by the European Regional Development Fund.

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