Senior Policy Researcher

London or Cardiff
£37,453 plus £3,520 London Allowance if applicable
09 May 2018
08 Jun 2018
Full Time
Contract Type

Citizens Advice provides free, independent and impartial advice and information to help people resolve their legal, money and other problems. In the past year we have helped over 2.7 million people solve over 6.3 million problems. Our national network delivers services from 2,700 locations in England and Wales. In 2015 we won Charity Times Charity of the Year for our work. Now we want to do even more.

Senior Policy Researcher
£37,453 plus £3,520 London Allowance if applicable
London or Cardiff
Full time or part time
Maternity cover until 11 March 2019
Job Ref: 18\084

We are looking for a Senior Policy Researcher to provide 9 months maternity cover in the Families, Welfare and Work team either full time or part time.

This is an exciting opportunity to take a leading role in a high performing policy team covering topics that have a large impact on people in a complex political landscape.

This role would be contributing to our flagship projects on Universal Credit, disability benefits and insecure employment by leading policy research projects and ensuring we achieve change for the people we help.  A third of the advice we give is on benefits issues. The role will combine this unique Citizens Advice insight and data with primary research to build and advocate for policy solutions to the underlying causes of the problems people come to us about.

Ideal candidates will have experience of leading high impact policy research work, excellent political judgement and communication skills and a track record of delivering change.

Citizens Advice values diversity, promotes equality and challenges discrimination. We encourage and welcome applications from people of all backgrounds. We particularly welcome applications from disabled and Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic people, as they are currently under represented in our workforce.

Closing Date: 08 June 2018
Interview Date: 21 June 2018

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