The University of Liverpool will shortly be starting a funded study that will investigate a patient-centred approach to exercise for head and neck cancer survivors.
UofL are seeking an appropriately qualified and enthusiastic Cancer Exercise Specialist to join a team working on a new multidisciplinary project ‘Activity as Medicine in oncology for Head and Neck‘.
This two-year study is funded by a NIHR Research for Patient Benefit award and is based at the University of Liverpool and Liverpool University Hospitals Foundation Trust. This is a multiple methods feasibility study to investigate delivery of personalised, flexible, and collaborative exercise programmes in head and neck cancer. Findings will inform further research in testing for effectiveness, how best to engage these patients in exercise and how to integrate the intervention into day to day care. The appointee will join a wider community of researchers and clinical academics, working across these sites and our partner organisation at South Tyneside and Sunderland NHS Foundation Trust.
The appointee will join a highly supportive clinical-academic research team, linking with a wider community of researchers and clinical academics, working across these sites and our partner organisation at South Tyneside and Sunderland NHS Foundation Trust. They should hold a Level 4 vocational fitness qualification in cancer and exercise/rehabilitation and have experience in prescribing, instructing, and supervising exercise with cancer patients. This role would suit a self-employed fitness professional.
More information can be found on the job listing by clicking here: vacancy details.
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