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Researcher - Health (Drugs and Alcohol)

Job Description

VANRATH are assisting an important Public Sector Health organisation in their search for two Research and Information Officers in the areas of mental health, wellbeing, suicide prevention, and Drugs & Alcohol.

Salary
This is a Band 6 role with a starting salary of £32,306 plus excellent benefits.

The Ideal Person

Possess a university degree (social science or related) with a significant research component, or an equivalent research related qualification
Have at least two years' experience of working as a research assistant/information officer in a health and/or social research environment whether in the voluntary, statutory, academic or private sectors
OR
Have at least five years' experience of working as a research assistant/information office in a health and/or social research environment whether in the voluntary, statutory, academic or private sectors

Responsibilities

To support a programme of research and evaluation that will facilitate the effective operation of the organisation.

To assist in commissioning and managing external research and evaluation and to conduct in-house research and evaluation which will involve assisting in or carrying out:

  • the design of research and/or evaluation frameworks;
  • the preparation of briefs;
  • the design of research/survey and qualitative instruments;
  • the analysis of large-scale data sets (eg lifestyle surveys);
  • qualitative research, including analyses;
  • report writing and presentations

To promote high standards in the research and evaluation work of the organisation with particular regard to matters such as defining appropriate study methodology, sampling, statistical analysis and presentation of results.


For further information on this vacancy, or any other Public Sector job in Belfast or wider Northern Ireland, please apply via the link below or contact Adam Stinson the strictest confidence.