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Volunteering Research Assistant

  • Location:

    London, England

  • Sector:

    Temporary & Interim

  • Job type:


  • Salary:

    £25000 - £30000 per annum

  • Contact:

    Tatiana Ambrose

  • Contact email:

  • Job ref:


  • Published:

    3 months ago

  • Duration:

    12 Months

  • Expiry Date:

    27 Nov 00:00

  • Start Date:


We are delighted to bring to you an amazing opportunity at Helpforce!

Volunteering Research Assistant
12 Months Fixed Term Contract
£25,000-£30,000 per annum
Location: Flexible
35 hours per week

Helpforce's 'volunteering innovations' are a key element of their strategy for growing and improving health volunteering in the NHS and wider health system.
Critical to their work is being able to build a robust evidence base of impact across four areas - patients, staff, volunteers and the system.
They are looking for a Research Assistant to set-up and provide on-going support to various hospitals to help them evaluate their impact.

The Research Assistant will work with and report to the Head of Research, and he/she will also work closely with Helpforce's Regional Leads, Innovation Manager & Learning Network, NHS trusts, and other stakeholders & funders - in particular Marie Curie and NHS England - to ensure robust and timely delivery of data and insights.

We anticipate the Research Assistant will also support other work streams of Helpforce's overall Research and Evaluation strategy - such as the Impact and Evaluation Toolkit.
We expect this to be up to 35 hours of work per week in various flexible locations. It can be primarily home based, and will involve frequent travel to our London office, to the NHS trusts across England, and to venues around the UK.

You will be a graduate with both qualitative and quantitative research methods qualifications. IT literate, strong user of Excel and various statistical software packages such as SPSS, Qualitative analysis software such as Nvivo, Atlas.ti.
You will need to have previous experience of setting up and designing research and/or evaluations, experience of qualitative and quantitative data analysis, and familiarity with questionnaire and survey design.

For detailed job specification please click on link:

Please send your CV and a covering letter to by 27th November 2019.
Interviews will be held on 9th December 2019 at the London office, followed by a 60-minute written test. There will be a short follow up with a successful candidate.

The client requests no contact from agencies or media sales.

Volunteering Research Assistant
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