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Research in Practice is part of the Dartington Hall Trust, an independent charitable organisation trading ethically and sustainably as a social enterprise. As an equal opportunities employer, we are committed to supporting, engaging and developing our staff.

Please see our current opportunities below.

We look forward to hearing from you.


Research Assistant, Research in Practice and Research in Practice for Adults

We are looking to recruit a full-time research assistant to support the delivery of evaluation projects across RiP and RiPfA. The suitable candidate will have a good understanding of research methodologies and experience of collecting, processing and analysing both qualitative and quantitative data.

For more information on this role, including a downloadable copy of the job description and application form please visit: https://www.dartington.org/about/careers/research-assistant/


Become an Associate

We are always on the lookout for research, policy and practice experts who want to work with us and become RiP 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 a RiP 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.


Join the team: Evaluation Associates, Research in Practice

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, conduct and evaluate research into social care.

Find out more about the role of an Associate and how to apply.

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