£32000 - £36000 per annum
Contract, Full-time
Job description

Can you help us make the UK a great place to grow older?

Age UK are currently recruiting for a Senior Analyst - Social Care in their impactful Influencing Team. The post holder will undertake quantitative research to address questions about older people's need for and access to social care, to support Age UK's work influencing the social care policy agenda.

The post holder will generate, synthesise and communicate quantitative social research; and guide and support colleagues within Age UK on the appropriate use of research and statistics.

This is a 2 year fixed term hybrid contract offering flexible working between home and a central London co-working hub.

All applications MUST be accompanied by a full supporting letter, stating where your skills and experience meet the requirements of the role.

You will have

* Substantial experience of research project management and assessing the quality of research evidence
* Experience of using quantitative social science research to inform policy
* Excellent quantitative research skills, including the ability to manage and undertake secondary analysis of large datasets using Stata or R
* Knowledge of relevant sources of publicly available data on older people's social care and associated topics, and an understanding of how to appropriately analyse them
* Awareness of recent developments in social care policy and an understanding of the impact these have for older people
* Experience of supporting non-specialists to interpret and communicate research and statistics
* Excellent written and oral communication skills with the ability to be concise and precise, and to communicate research findings to various audiences
* The ability to manage a complex workload, set priorities and meet tight deadlines
* Empathy and understanding of equal opportunities and the needs of older people
* Ability to support and challenge internal colleagues, with self-confidence and a commitment to communication and helping others meet shared goals.

What we offer in return

* Competitive salary, 26 days annual leave + bank holidays + annual leave purchase scheme.
* Excellent pension scheme, life assurance, Simply Health cashback plan and EAP.
* Car Benefit Scheme, Cycle to Work Scheme and Season Ticket Loan.
* Techscheme - buy any tech from Apple or Currys, up to £1000, and spread the cost over 12 months, interest free
* Discount on Gym Membership and Go Sweat Fitness & Wellbeing Benefit.
* You Did It Awards - recognition awards from £100-250.

Additional Information

Age UK is an Equal Opportunities employer and positively encourages applications from suitably qualified and eligible candidates, regardless of age, sex, race, disability, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, religion or belief, marital/civil partnership status, or pregnancy and maternity. We guarantee an interview to disabled candidates who meet the minimum criteria. We welcome requests for flexible working.

Age UK is committed to safeguarding adults at risk, and children, from abuse and neglect. We expect everyone who works with us to share this commitment.

Early application is encouraged as we will review applications throughout the advertising period and reserve the right to close the advert at any time.

Age UK politely requests no contact from recruitment agencies or media sales. We do not accept speculative CVs from recruitment agencies nor accept the fees associated with them.

More about Age UK
Age UK

Who we are

Age UK is the country's largest charity dedicated to helping everyone make the most of later life. Read more

Posted on: 22 November 2021
Closed date: 06 December 2021
Job ref: Grp00689
Tags: Social Care/Development, Project Management