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Our client is the leading UK-wide charity for the nation's 7 million unpaid carers. Together with their Network Partners, they provide support, information, advice and services for anyone caring, unpaid, for a family member or friend.
Through undertaking and managing research, providing and interpreting evidence and data and engagement with unpaid carers, the Research and Engagement Officer will play a key role in enhancing understanding of the needs of carers and increasing policy impact and organisational profile. The role will be working at a UK-wide level, with a specific focus on England, and will ensure there is a robust evidence base of the experiences of unpaid carers and the challenges they face, so Carers Trust can effectively bring about changes to policy and practice.
In this role you will be:
Designing and delivering high quality policy-related research, using qualitative and quantitative ethical research methods including surveys and focus groups; accurately analysing data gathered and presenting this as clear findings
Collating and analysing relevant external data which impacts unpaid carers, such as ONS, NHS and local data
Contributing to and producing comprehensive, original, and accessible research reports with clear key recommendations
Researching and writing evidence-led policy positions, research reports and briefings; providing expertise to colleagues with their use and interpretation of data
Engaging unpaid carers, carer services and policymakers in research and activities to give voice to the lived experience of unpaid carers and carer services
Experience of carrying out research, both qualitative and quantitative, which has informed and influenced policy and/or practice
Experience of analysing and reporting on complex data, including survey data and government and other datasets
The ability to engage sensitively and ethically with unpaid carers whilst undertaking research and broader activities
A track record in writing research and policy reports and other engaging written content, and the ability to present research findings and data in an engaging way
The ability to produce policy statements, advice and recommendations based on evidence.
To apply, please send of a copy of your CV and separate Personal Statement (max two sides of A4) to email@example.com