Blind Veterans UK

Blind Veterans UK – Research Assistant (Social and Welfare – fixed term contract for 6 months)


£30,000 per annum (full time), £18,000 per annum (pro rata – 21 hours)

21 hours per week


Blind Veterans UK believe every blind veteran should be able to lead the life they choose.  At Blind Veterans UK we’re one, transformational team. We provide rehabilitation, training, practical advice and emotional support. Together we can help rebuild lives.

We are currently looking for an experienced Research Assistant to support the Senior Research Associate in carrying out primary and secondary research, and collating and managing data sets.

The Research Assistant will have excellent organisational and communication skills, with experience of qualitative and quantitative data collection and management.  You will need a degree and masters, in Social Sciences or allied sciences relevant to work within Social and Welfare Research, with previous experience in a research role or within an academic environment.  With highly developed data analysis and scientific writing skills, you must also be able to liaise with key stakeholders, building strong professional relationships for the charity.

This is an excellent opportunity for someone interested in developing their career in research.

Closing date:             Friday 25 October 2019 at 12 midday

Interviews:                 Friday 1 November 2019 

If you would like to apply, please email your up to date CV and a supporting statement of no more than 700 words to describe how your knowledge, skills, and experience make you an ideal candidate for the job to:

Please note CVs without a supporting statement, as detailed above, will not be accepted.

Should we receive a high volume of interest, we may close applications for this vacancy before the deadline so you are advised to express your interest as soon as possible.

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