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Research in Practice is a not-for-profit organisation that is part of the Dartington Hall Trust. As an equal opportunities employer, we are committed to supporting, engaging and developing our staff. 

Please see our current opportunities below.


Senior Projects Coordinator (maternity cover)

We are looking for an enthusiastic individual who has experience of monitoring and managing multiple projects or business processes and who can continue to develop and embed our project management systems. You will join a small team managing one significant project for the business (coordinating internal activity, project planning, and acting as a key contact for an external agency project manager). You will support the contractual and financial management of our project portfolio, reviewing contracts to ensure they are fit for purpose, ensuring associate agreements and project documentation is in place and provide reporting, working alongside Project Leads who are subject experts across the organisation. You will also provide project management and coordination for a team providing training workshops and development programmes.

You will have excellent organisational, project and process management skills, and be able to work collaboratively and calmly in a dynamic environment.

For more information on this role, including a downloadable copy of the job description and how to apply please visit: https://www.dartington.org/senior-projects-coordinator-maternity-cover/


Become an Associate

We are always looking for research, policy and practice experts who want to work with us as Associates on a freelance basis.

Our Associates are great facilitators, skilled researchers, people with evaluation skills, experts on a particular topic within social care, social work practitioners, experienced writers, or a combination of all of these.

If you would like to become an Associate, please send us your CV along with a covering letter highlighting your skills and experience and examples of your work (if relevant) to ask@rip.org.uk.


Evaluation Associates

Can you design high quality social care research or evaluate existing data sets to find out if a social care intervention is improving the lives of people who access services?

We are looking for researchers and evaluation professionals with experience of working with quantitative data and statistics to join the network of Associates working with Research in Practice. As a freelance Evaluation Associate you will work on projects to design and conduct research into social care.

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