Sessional BBV and Drugs Research Vacancies

The Needle Exchange Surveillance Initiative (NESI) aims to measure and monitor the prevalence of bloodborne viruses and injecting risk behaviours among people who inject drugs in Scotland. Regular NESI studies are delivered by Glasgow Caledonian University (GCU) and NHS Scotland.

GCU are recruiting a team of Survey Assistants to assist with NESI data collection in locations across Scotland between July 2019 and October 2020. Survey Assistants will undertake fieldwork in drug treatment agencies and needle exchange services such as community pharmacies.

Duties include:

  • Recruiting and explaining the nature of the study to participants
  • Completing questionnaires face to face with participants
  • Collecting blood spot samples from participants
  • Ensuring all data collected is checked and safely returned to GCU

The closing date for applications is Tuesday 23rd April 2019.

For more information on the role, requirements and how to apply, see the job advert below.