Lambeth, Greater London
Leicester, Leicester
Salary: £22,000 – £29,000 per annum, depending on experience and location
Permanent, Full-time
Job description

Social researcher

Leicester or London based

Permanent - Full-time role / Flexibility or Part-time considered

Learning and Work Institute is an independent research, development and policy organisation dedicated to promoting lifelong learning, full employment and inclusion.

We're focused on the big questions. What impact will coronavirus have on the labour market and how should policy respond? How do we help more people to develop their skills in a changing job market?

We’re looking to recruit a social researcher to join our growing team, delivering a range of high quality, high impact projects on learning, skills and employment. You will contribute to the design, delivery and dissemination of research and evaluation; work effectively with team members and partners; and help to ensure our work makes an impact on policy and practice.

The ideal candidate will bring strong knowledge and experience of a range of social research methods and an interest in the policy context for learning, skills and employment.

In return, you will have the opportunity to learn from renowned experts and you will shape and develop research programmes across our areas of expertise. We are a friendly and supportive team, passionate and enthusiastic about our work. We support each other to develop and flourish.

L&W is a Silver Investor in People award holder, committed to equal opportunities and staff development including support for formal qualifications when applicable.

L&W prides itself on being a supportive and flexible employer. We recognise the importance of work-life balance for our staff and will consider flexible working arrangements.

The successful candidate will have to undergo an enhanced DBS check. 

For more information and to apply, please visit our website by clicking the button.

The closing date for applications is 12 noon on Wednesday 17 February 2021.

We anticipate that interviews will take place via Zoom week commencing 1 March 2021.

Should you require any adjustments to participate in this recruitment process, please make this clear when you apply.

Refreshed on: 06 February 2021
Closed date: 17 February 2021
Tags: Policy/Research