Library and Evidence Support Information Specialist

British Medical Association

Location: Central London

Salary: £36,866.40

Closing Date: 28.06.2022

Contract: Permanent, full-time position

We are looking for a skilled library and evidence support information specialist to join a team and deliver innovative, highly specialised services that support the implementation of the library’s e-first strategy. This will include the effective delivery and implementation of user-focused, high-quality information services such as literature searching, research support and current awareness, to support the needs of the BMA and its members and to position our services as the library of the future.

To succeed in this role you will need:

Experience of carrying out high quality literature searches on a broad range of medical, education and healthcare management topics, delivering training and providing support on the use of online resources.
You will have the ability to analyse, interpret and synthesise complex information and critically evaluate and appraise medical research. 
You will need excellent communication skills and outstanding interpersonal skills.
The British Medical Association (BMA) is the professional association and trade union for doctors and medical students in the UK. It has a prominent and influential position at the very heart of current debate over the future of healthcare provision.

If you would like to help the BMA in its association wide activities focusing on ensuring that all of the BMA`s members are able to access excellent information services when they need them - this role is for you.

Why work for us?

As a BMA employee, you`ll receive:

Generous annual leave provision, plus 1 company day and public holidays
Double matching pension contributions up to 12% of salary
Season ticket loan (up to £10,000) after completion of probationary period
Additional flexible benefits.

You may be working remotely initially, but we`ll provide all the support you need.

If this sounds like the right opportunity for you, please apply through our website.

Closing date: Tuesday, 28th June 2022
Interviews: w/c 4th or 11th July 2022
For any queries please email

Diversity & Inclusion Monitoring:

We need your support to make sure our staff come from a variety of backgrounds so we especially welcome applications from disadvantaged communities. Even if you`re not selected, it would be really helpful if you could complete the diversity & inclusion data when you apply for this role, because we can make sure we are encouraging a diverse mixture of candidates to apply. Thank you very much.