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Research Project Support and Engagement Officer
Evolving Communities CIC
  • Salary £10,666 per year
  • Location Melksham, Wiltshire
  • Job Type Permanent, Contract, Part-time
  • Category Policy/Research , Training
  • Sectors Health, Medical
  • Job Reference : Research Project Support 20

Job Description

We are looking for a skilled researcher and communicator, with experience of designing and delivering effective public engagement and service evaluation projects, and the ability to interpret data and present findings with clarity and impact. 

Location:   Homebased or Melksham office

Hours: 69 hours per month or 16 hours per week

Salary: £25,000pa pro rata

The post holder will support the Evolving Communities local Healthwatch teams with the design, analysis and reporting of their public engagement, research, and service evaluation functions. This incorporates quality assuring project proposals and reports, assisting teams in the development of impactful surveys, supporting simple data analysis and report writing, and staff training and guidance (for example, how to facilitate focus groups, conduct data analysis and carry out one-to-one interviews with participants.

It is anticipated that, as the business develops, the post holder will use their public engagement and service evaluation experience and skills to design, deliver and report on bespoke projects. This will include all aspects from initial project design, including literature reviews and horizon scanning, designing methodology and surveys; project delivery, including interviews and focus groups; and project reporting, including the analysis of data (qualitative and quantitative) and writing reports.

About Us

Evolving Communities is a Community Interest Company that helps local people and organisations shape the way health and social care services are delivered in their communities. Evolving Communities provides a consultancy and stakeholder engagement service – specialising in evaluation and public engagement as well as supporting the work of independent health and social care champions Healthwatch Gloucestershire, Healthwatch Somerset and Healthwatch Dorset.

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