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Pancreatic Cancer UK
Multiple Locations
N/A Volunteer expenses are available for up to £5 lunch per day (with receipts)
Echo for Extra Choices in Herefordshire
Unpaid Voluntary role
ECHO, for extra choices in Herefordshire
unpaid voluntary role
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Job description

The purpose of this role is to support the Research team. This will involve administrative support, literature reviews, analysis of national data sets, support on design and implementation of Scope’s measurement of progress against our end goals. This involves working closely with teams across the organisation, particularly for service evaluation, research and policy development.  This role is an ideal starting point for anyone interested in a career in Research and will provide exposure and development opportunities across a range of projects.

 About the team

The Research team provides evidence to support our policy recommendations to government and to shed light on what needs to be done to improve things for disabled people and their families. Key projects include research into attitudes, economic analysis of the extra costs disabled people face, and our in depth longitudinal qualitative research project Our Lives Our Journey, an extremely ambitious project which is already providing valuable insight.

 Main purpose of the role

We are looking for someone to make a valuable difference to our work by providing research assistance and administrative support to our longitudinal qualitative study, ‘Our lives, our Journey’ and other research projects conducted by the Scope Research team.

 Range of tasks to be carried out

  • Participant recruitment and liaison
  • Data and transcript management
  • Administrative support to our cross-department meetings, such as writing minutes of meetings and managing our support and review process.
  • Ad-hoc research requests through desk-based research or data analysis.
  • Assist with dissemination of research outputs (such as reports or presentations)

Your usual hours and timeframe

We would like your help as a volunteer twice per week, for 4-5 hours at a time. The days and times are flexible to suit you. You will be based from home during the coronavirus pandemic [usually the role will based at Scope’s Head Office in London].

 How we will support you (including reasonable adjustments)

  • Volunteer induction into Scope
  • Relevant training
  • Regular catch ups with your volunteer manager to discuss findings and to support you
  • We will make accessibility adjustments to the role (if required)
  • Pre-agreed any reasonable travel expenses and lunch up to £4.15 will be reimbursed if you’re volunteering from our office

 What we are looking for

  • Someone who is well organised
  • Someone who is self-starting
  • Willingness to conduct administrative tasks and support research
  • Excellent internet and search skills
  • Great Microsoft Office skills

 How will you benefit

  • You will be making a positive difference to the lives of the UK's 13 million disabled people
  • Developing your research skills and learning new ones
  • Gaining up-to-date knowledge of issues affecting disabled people
  • Valuable experience for your CV including being in a charity Head Office environment and virtual settings
  • Fulfilment - knowing that your involvement will make a real difference to disabled people and their families
More about Scope

Scope exists to make this country a place where disabled people have the same opportunities as everyone else. Until then, we’ll be here. ... Read more

Posted on: 20 October 2020
Closing date: 03 November 2020
Tags: Policy/Research

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