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Research and Development Officer

Hybrid working from Devon or Sheffield (Home based within UK for the right candidate).
£33,194 with generous benefits package including 30 days annual leave
Closing date
14 Apr 2024

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

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.  

Research and Development Officer
Advertising Reference: 2375
Location: Hybrid working from Devon or Sheffield. Home based within the UK for the right candidate.
Status: Fixed Term Contract - 1 Year
Salary: £33,194 (with a guaranteed annual increment for the first 3 years of service)

The  ideal candidate, will have direct practice experience in social care, health or criminal justice settings and research experience and our client is also open to applications from people with other relevant experience. You 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 the organisation's passion for helping others to use evidence to improve the lives of people of all ages.

Applications close at 08:00am on Monday 15 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 22 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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