JLA Adviser Application Form

Applicant details

Please complete and submit this application form by midnight on Sunday 16th January 2022.

If you have any questions please contact us at jla@southampton.ac.uk

Your application to be a JLA Adviser will be assessed by the JLA coordinating team and the Senior Adviser to the JLA.  We may ask you to attend an online interview.  At present the dates for these are scheduled to be in early February 2022.

Your application answers will only be saved on submission of the form so you may wish to save your answers elsewhere and then copy and paste them into this form when you have finished.

Communication skills (10%)

Please use a maximum of 500 words per question response.  

Chairing skills (15%)

Please use a maximum of 500 words per question response.

Please provide an example of where you have chaired a meeting with a diverse range of participants and describe a situation where you have chaired a meeting where you have had to manage a sensitive situation and how it was handled. Please include details of the groups and number of people involved.

Facilitation skills (15%)

Please use a maximum of 500 words per question response.

Knowledge and experience (15%)

Please use a maximum of 500 words per question response. 

Project management skills (5%)

Please use a maximum of 500 words per question response. 

Availability and flexibility (10%)

Please use a maximum of 500 words per question response.

The JLA works as a small, supportive team, taking collective and timely responsibility for decision making.  Please provide examples of where you have worked in this way.  We recognise that you may have other existing work that could be undertaken alongside JLA Activity if you become a JLA Adviser. 

Additional Documentation (5%)

Please provide the names and contact details of two referees who we may contact.

Refereree 1


Referee 2

If invited to attend an interview, the interview will contribute a further 25% toward the final scores. 

Privacy, equality and diversity

Diversity and inclusion are fundamental to our values and vital to the success of the James Lind Alliance.  We would like to ask for some information about your personal characteristics.  Answering these questions is optional, but by completing the equality and diversity form it will help us to build a picture of how applicants reflect the diversity of the community we are serving, as well as allowing us to understand the support that needs to be in place for our JLA Advisers to work successfully. 

Answers are confidential and will not be shared with anyone else.  We want our JLA Advisers to feel welcomed for who they are and to feel included and supported. Information you share will not influence the recruitment decision-making process.

By completing this application form you are agreeing to your details being added to our database. Your personal information is held and used in compliance with the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR).  The Department of Health and Social Care is the Data Controller under GDPR. Under GDPR, we have a legal duty to protect any information we collect from you. Information collected from you will not be passed to any third party outside the JLA without your consent except where we are under a statutory obligation or entitled to do so by law. Applicants may be assured that JLA is committed to protecting privacy and to processing all personal information in a manner that meets the requirements of GDPR. You can ask for your details to be removed from our database at any time.

By ticking the box below I agree to my information being stored by the JLA and used for legitimate purposes connected with the recruitment and selection process.