Remote
£30,000 - £35,000 per year
Contract, 12 Months, Full-time
Job description

Background

Use your skills in qualitative research to bring about positive change. This is an opportunity to contribute to an innovative initiative, sharing stories of real-life experiences to tackle the stigma and discrimination experienced by people harmed by gambling. You will work flexibly and independently in a small team, from any location

Over 5 million people experience harm due to their own difficulties with gambling, or the gambling of another. This impacts families, communities and society. Gambling harm is not well understood. The people affected experience shame and stigma, and are discriminated against in services, policy and regulation. This makes the problem worse.

You will play a key role in achieving our goal of tackling gambling harm stigma and discrimination, through providing a unique insight into the lived experience of gambling harm across diverse groups of people.

Overall Purpose

To support the research Director in carrying out the first large qualitative research project on gambling harm in the United Kingdom. This includes contributing to the preparation of ethics and literature reviews and collecting, managing, and analysing qualitative research data. In addition, the researcher will recruit research participants and contribute to the communication of findings.

This is applied research designed to make a positive difference. It is an opportunity to develop knowledge in a collaborative way with people with lived experience. It is also an opportunity to engage with a wide range of stakeholders, including service providers, policy-makers and a global network of academics.  

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Over 5 million people experience harm due to their own difficulties with gambling, or the gambling of another. This impacts families, communiti... Read more

Posted on: 09 September 2021
Closed date: 09 October 2021
Tags: Advice, Information, Policy/Research

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