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Senior Research & Development Officer (Adults)

Hybrid working from Devon or Sheffield (Home based within UK for the right candidate).
£31,698.00 with generous benefits package including 30 days annual leave (pro-rata)
Closing date
14 Apr 2024

Our client are looking for a talented Senior Research and Development Officer (SRDO) to join their team.

Senior Research & Development Officer (Adults)
Reference: 2376
Location: Hybrid working from Devon or Sheffield (Home based within UK for the right candidate). They promote a hybrid, flexible way of working, staff can work remotely for part of the week if they wish and, in the office, or face to face for at least 2 days per week.
Status: Permanent term. Part time, 28 hours per week.
Salary: £31,698.00 with generous benefits package including 30 days annual leave (pro-rata) plus Bank holidays and 3 days of Christmas closure.

This organisation is now a member of a larger national charity. For over 60 years this organisation has been building a better childhood for all.

Research in Practice works with organisations across the children and adults social care, health and criminal justice sectors, supporting them to develop an evidence-informed approach to their work. Their focus is on using evidence from research, practice and lived experience, to provide resources that improve policy and services, in order to achieve positive outcomes for people of all ages.  

The SRDO role supports a small team of Research and Development Officers, to develop and commission learning resources. As their ideal candidate, you will have direct practice experience in social care, health or criminal justice settings and research experience. You will have experience of supporting the work of others and will be an organised, positive and IT-literate professional. You will use your excellent presentation and writing skills and current sector knowledge to develop and deliver resources to support the sector, including publications and workshops.

You will be enthusiastic, self-motivated and used to collaborative working. You will have the communication skills to inspire, influence and engage others. Above all, you will share their passion for helping others to use evidence to improve the lives of people of all ages.

Applications close at 08:00am on Monday 22 April 2024.
Please quote the job title and reference number in your application. CVs will not be accepted.
Assessment and interviews to be conducted on Monday 29 April 2024. Please note that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.


To find out more information, please click the apply button. You will be taken to a simple CHM Recruit form and then redirected to complete your application for this position.

This charity is an equal opportunities employer and they particularly welcome applications from Black, Asian and minority ethnic candidates, LGBTQ+ candidates, candidates with disabilities, and male candidates, as they would like to increase the representation of these groups. They strive for their workforce to be representative of the communities that they serve and they know that greater diversity will lead to even greater results for children.

No agencies please.

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