Research Officers

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    £31,318 – £32,996
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Early Intervention Foundation

Are you passionate about ensuring that evidence influences the development of effective early intervention for vulnerable children and young people?

£31,318 – £32,996, plus generous benefits
Permanent Contracts

Full time: 35 hours (net); flexible working/UK locations considered

The Early Intervention Foundation (EIF) is an ambitious charity established to champion and support the use of effective early intervention to improve the lives of children and young people at risk of experiencing poor outcomes. As a member of the government’s What Works Network, we play a pivotal role as the go-to source for evidence and advice on effective early intervention. 

Our research officers play a key role in making this happen, by generating and reviewing evidence on what works, and developing resources that support the translation of this information for policymakers, commissioners and practitioners. We are now looking to expand our team to support our work programmes in early years, mental health and wellbeing, vulnerability and applied evaluation. 

We are looking for exceptional and committed people who want the opportunity to develop their research and evaluation skills in a small but committed and professional team. The right people will have a passion for conducting high-quality research, using a variety of methods and have a strong knowledge of impact evaluation methodologies . They will also have a passion for producing work that changes policy and practice.

If you are looking to use and develop your research skills, work across a diverse portfolio of work, contribute to research that will have a real impact and develop your research career within a team of passionate and dedicated professionals, we want to hear from you. 

Our people are at the heart of everything we do at EIF. It’s vital that our workforce reflects the diversity of our stakeholders and the wider society in the UK, so we’re proud to be committed to encouraging applicants from diverse backgrounds and communities. We also recognise the importance of a good work life balance, so we do everything we can to accommodate flexible working, including part-time and job shares for our roles and home and office-based work locations.

Please visit our website, for more information and a copy of the job description.

Closing Date 9.00 am Monday 01 November 2021. There is a three-stage application process, with panel interviews (in person and virtual) provisionally set for week commencing 22 November 2021.

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Early Intervention Foundation is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all sections of the community.

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