Social Researcher - Qualitative/Quantitative at Dept of Health and Social Care, Remote, 6 Months, £Contract Rate

  • Contract Spy
  • Remote
  • Mar 31, 2021
6 Months or more

Contract Description

Social Researcher


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We have exciting opportunities for social researchers to join the evaluation team. You will work with other social researches to undertake evaluations and social research to help improve the effectiveness of the NHS programme. You will work closely with colleagues to undertake tasks such as developing theories of change, carrying out in-depth qualitative research, developing and analysing surveys, and designing and implementing quasi-experimental and econometric impact analysis.


Essential criteria:


  • Experience of working of conducting qualitative or quantitative research.
  • Experience of working within a policy led environment.
  • Experience of Process and impact evaluation using data collective and understand intervention
  • Experience of working at pace to deadlines across multiple projects.
  • Evidence of working effectively within a team.
  • Experience of working with a range of internal and external stakeholders.
  • Evidence of being flexible and adaptable to change, remaining calm under pressure and demonstrating resilience.
  • Strong Leadership skills with evaluation process, design, and research.
  • Evidence of effective verbal and written communication skills.
  • The ability to communicate analytical findings in a simple way to a variety of stakeholders and customers.
  • Designing and oversee the implementation of the projects

    Desirable criteria:

    Experience working with sensitive or personally identifiable data
    Experience of using statistical software (such as Stata or R) or CADAQ software (such as NVivo)