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Research Officer

Employer
CHM
Location
Office-based in London, Edinburgh, Belfast or Cardiff with flexibility to work remotely
Salary
£33,606 – £35,581 per annum plus excellent benefits
Closing date
15 Jun 2022
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Position: Research Officer
Type: Full-time (35 hours per week), permanent
Location: Office-based in London, Edinburgh, Belfast or Cardiff with flexibility to work remotely
Salary: £33,606 – £35,581 per annum plus excellent benefits
Salary Band: Band E2
Department: Research team

This charity make sure people living with MS are at the centre of everything they do. And it’s this commitment that unites them across the UK.

The charity's work is based on the hopes and aspirations of the MS community. Together they campaign at all levels, fund ground-breaking research and provide award winning support and information.

The organisations people are their greatest asset and the key to their success. The charity offer a vibrant, progressive environment where you will make a difference.

About this job

Reporting to the Senior Research Manager, you’ll play a key role in implementing the charity's research strategy.

Providing strong support for exciting and evolving research initiatives such as the MS Register and a clinical trials program.

In addition, you’ll be supporting the research grant funding processes, coordinating review, funding and ongoing management of research grants. Helping to facilitate greater impact from the charity's scientific program for people affected by MS.

As a Research Officer you’ll enjoy taking a strategic approach to solving complex problems. You’ll have a clear understanding of research methodologies, combined with outstanding organisational and communication skills.

As well as a proven track-record in working in a complex and varied working environment. You’ll be joining the charity at an exciting stage of their development, and this is a fantastic opportunity to be part of a supportive and friendly team.

About the charity

The organisation offer 35 days annual leave (pro rata for part time employees) including bank holidays.

The charity has a range of employee benefits including (but not limited to):

  • Flexible and smart working (with the opportunity to work remotely and find a smart working pattern that suits both you and the organisation)
  • Opportunity to buy and sell annual leave 
  • Enhanced family friendly, disability and carer’s leave
  • Discounted season ticket loan/pension scheme/Cycle to work scheme/Interest-free emergency loans

The charity is in the midst of an exciting, transformational, period which builds on their great history and will drive them towards achieving their mission and vision as they embark on their Every MS Story strategy.

Closing date: 9am on Wednesday 15 June 2022
Interview date: Thursday 23 June 2022

How to apply:

Please click 'Apply' and follow the job board process. You will receive an email from CHM Recruit containing further information on how to apply for the role.
Please note that although you may be asked by the job board to upload a CV, you are not applying at this stage.

Right to work in the UK

The successful candidate must have the right to work in the UK. If the charity do offer you employment, you’ll be required to provide documentation to show that you’re eligible to be employed in the UK before starting employment.

The full list of UK visas and permits that grant you the right to work in the UK can be found on the UK government website. The charity currently don’t have a Sponsor Licence agreement with the Home Office and will not be in a position to support you with any visa applications you may make. 

The organisation is a Disability Confident Employer. They are committed to promoting equality and diversity.  

As part of the charity's commitment to equality, diversity and inclusion, the HR team will anonymise your CV and supporting statement before forwarding to the shortlisting panel.  

The charity particularly welcome applications from people with disabilities and/or from ethnic minority backgrounds, where they are looking to build stronger and better representation among their staff.

No agencies please.

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