Research Associate, King’s College London

Research Associate, King’s College London
Research Associate, King’s College London

30 March, 2016

The Policy Institute at King’s links insightful research with rapid, relevant policy analysis to stimulate debate and shape future policy agendas. Building on King’s central London location at the heart of the global policy conversation, the Policy Institute aims to improve evidence-informed policy and practice by facilitating engagement between academic, business and policy communities around current and future policy needs both in the and globally. The Institute is non-partisan and combines academic excellence with the connectedness of a think tank and the professionalism of a consultancy.

The Social Care Workforce Research Unit (SCWRU) is part of the Policy Institute at King’s within the School of Social Science & Public Policy. It is core funded by the Department of (DH). SCWRU has been conducting research into policy relating to the social care workforce in England since 2002. The Unit develops research knowledge and disseminates the findings to policymakers, service providers, practitioners and service user and carer groups.

The will be employed on a study investigating adults at risk and gambling. The post holder will be involved in conducting the study evidence synthesis/literature review, applying for ethical review and design and analysis of a survey to be sent to adult safeguarding managers in England.

The post is part-time, 3 days a week from May/June 2016 for one year initially.

Details

The person appointed will work in the Social Care Workforce Research Unit and be a member of a research team that is conducting an exciting new study on adults at risk and gambling. The post holder will be involved in conducting a synthesis of evidence/literature review and undertaking a survey of adult safeguarding managers in England.

The job will be located at the Strand Campus.

Interviews will be held on the 27 April 2016.

Equality of opportunity is College policy.

Salary

The appointment will be made at Grade 6 (60% FTE), currently £32,600 per annum, pro rata, plus £2,323  per annum, pro rata London Allowance.

Post duration

Fixed term contract for 12 months.

Contact

For an informal discussion of the post please contact Caroline Norrie on 07778455712, or via email at caroline.norrie@kcl.ac.uk.

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This post is not valid after Friday April 22nd, 2016

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