Researcher

Team: Research and Development

Salary: £22,000 – £29,000 per annum, depending on experience and location

Location: Leicester / London / Flexible working arrangements possible

Permanent – Full-time role / Flexibility or Part-time considered

We are an independent research, development and policy organisation dedicated to promoting lifelong learning, full employment and inclusion.

We’re focused on the big questions. What impact will coronavirus have on the labour market and how should policy respond? How do we help more people to develop their skills in a changing job market?

We’re looking to recruit a researcher to join our growing team, delivering a range of high-quality research and evaluation projects across learning, skills and employment.

The ideal candidate will bring strong research and evaluation skills, a track record of delivering projects and an interest in the policy and/or delivery context for learning, skills and employment.

In return, you will have the opportunity to learn from renowned experts and you will shape and develop research programmes across our areas of expertise. We are a friendly and supportive team, passionate and enthusiastic about our work. We support each other to develop and flourish.

We are committed to equality and diversity and encourage applications from all under-represented groups in society.

L&W is a Silver Investor in People award holder, committed to equal opportunities and staff development including support for formal qualifications when applicable.

L&W prides itself on being a supportive and flexible employer. We recognise the importance of work-life balance for our staff and will consider flexible working arrangements.

Please note that the successful candidate will need to undertake a DBS check.


Closing date: 12 noon on Friday 25 June 2021

We anticipate that interviews will take place via Zoom, week commencing 5 July 2021.

Completed applications should be sent with CV and the privacy agreement; to jobs@learningandwork.org.uk  

Should you require any adjustments to participate in this recruitment process, please make this clear when you apply.