Recruitment

Post:             Community Researcher

Location:       Glasgow/Flexible

Duration:       Temporary, until end March 2021, 35 hours per week

Salary:          £30,814+ 6% pension (pro-rata) (flexible working arrangements will be considered)

An opportunity has arisen at the Poverty Alliance to carry out research with people living on low incomes in Scotland as part of our Get Heard Scotland project. This project works with people living on low incomes and community organisations to understand what works and what needs to change to help address poverty. During the pandemic there is a greater need than ever to ensure that we hear the experience of people living on low incomes.

We are looking for an individual with a track record in conducting qualitative research, particularly action research working with people with experience of poverty. The successful applicant will possess a sound understanding of issues around poverty and of anti-poverty strategy at local and national levels in Scotland. For further information please download the job description and person specification

Closing date for applications:   12 noon, Wednesday 4 November 2020

Interview Date:                           Monday 9 November 2020

Interested applicants should submit a detailed covering letter and up to date CV to Sinead Browne: sinead.browne@povertyalliance.org.

The Poverty Alliance aims to be an equal opportunities employer.  We welcome applications from any person who can demonstrate that they meet the requirements for the post.

Please note that whilst this post is advertised as full-time, we are open to discussing flexible working arrangements, including part-time working, job share, etc. We may also consider a consultancy arrangement. Please highlight on your application if you wish to discuss flexible working arrangements or to discuss in advance of an application please contact peter.kelly@povertyalliance.org  

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