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We are recruiting!

18 February 2019

Press Release

The centre is currently recruiting four exciting new roles. To become part of the team, click on the links below to find out more and apply.

Head of Communications

Working closely with the entire senior management team and with teams of collaborators, particularly our research partner at Cardiff University, you will focus on developing and implementing the strategic communications plans for the Centre and its projects. This will cover web and social media, media relations, events and publications.

https://www.nesta.org.uk/jobs/head-communications-what-works-centre/

Products and Services Manager

As Products and Services Manager, you will provide effective management to the team leading the centre’s programme of work developing products and services aimed at improving how local authorities and trusts use evidence to improve their work with children and families.
As the Centre’s research efforts yield successful interventions, the products and services manager will work with development teams and researchers to drive our strategy for dissemination and uptake, especially when this requires the creation of additional products.

https://www.nesta.org.uk/jobs/products-and-services-manager-what-works-centre/

Assistant Programme Manager

As Assistant Programme Manager, you will play a key role in building internal commissioning capacity during our set up phase. Providing programme support to the research team on existing programmes, you will also facilitate the commissioning and competitive funding of research. Through our programme of work we will seek to understand how best to support social workers and young people in contact with the care system, from the point of contact and referral, all the way through to foster care and adoption.

https://www.nesta.org.uk/jobs/assistant-programme-manager-what-works-centre/

Researcher

The What Works Centre for Children’s Social Care is looking to recruit a Researcher to work in their research team. The team will lead the centre’s programme of work to understand how best to support social workers and young people in contact with the care system, from the point of contact and referral, all the way through to foster care and adoption. This role will lead our programme of work encouraging “Happier, Healthier Professionals”, supporting the social work profession itself.

https://www.nesta.org.uk/jobs/researcher-what-works-centre/