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We’re recruiting!

25 April 2019

Press Release

We are recruiting new researcher roles to join our team

 

Principal Researcher

The What Works Centre for Children’s Social Care is looking to recruit a Principal Researcher to lead on randomised controlled trials within our newly formed research team. This role will manage the day to day work across our evaluations, and work with the Head of Programmes and Research, as well as the Executive Director, to set the direction and strategy for the team, as well as for our broader research work.

This is an important, senior role within the centre which will be central to our ambition to dramatically increase the volume of impact evaluation and high-quality evidence in children’s social care, while ensuring that this research is placed at the service of social workers.

For more information and to apply please click here.

Closing date 15 May 2019, 5 p.m.

Senior Researcher

The What Works Centre for Children’s Social Care is looking to recruit a Senior Researcher to work in our newly established research team. This role will work particularly on our programme of work on randomised controlled trials in children’s social care, evaluating programmes both within individual local authorities and across local authorities, leading a small team of researchers.

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.

For more information and to apply please click here.

Closing date 15 May 2019, 5 p.m.

 

Research Assistant

The What Works Centre for Children’s Social Care is looking to recruit a Research Assistant to provide support to their ambitious research programme, which spans randomised controlled trials in workforce wellbeing, evaluations of whole system changes, machine learning, and much more. The Research Assistant will have a crucial role in ensuring the smooth implementation and running of trials and evaluations run by the Centre; including liaising with project partners (which includes local authorities and academics), managing data collection processes, compiling trial materials, in addition to other tasks as required by the project(s).

The role would suit a new graduate from an undergraduate or masters degree, seeking to gain experience in a dynamic research environment.

For more information and to apply please click here

Closing date 7 Jun 2019, noon

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