Head of Research and Policy

We are looking for a creative, insightful and passionate person with a demonstrable track record of leading policy research to form a key part of our Senior Management Team. This is a vital role for the organisation, setting our research agenda, maintaining our reputation for quality, ensuring people’s lived experiences remain at the heart of the organisation and developing thoughtful policy recommendations that create impact.

The successful candidate will have the intellectual curiosity and dynamism to lead a multi-disciplinary team capable of conducting research across the full spectrum of our interests. They will work with the rest of the Senior Management Team to shape the future of the organisation, as well as building a strong network of effective relationships that can help us to drive real change.

You can read the full job description and details about how to apply here.

The salary is £55k per annum.

Deadline for applications is midnight on 18 November. Interviews will take place on the week commencing 2 December.

We are an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all, including those with lived experience of mental health problems and other under-represented groups. Job shares will be considered, and we are happy to discuss any reasonable adjustments individuals may require in the recruitment process or once in post.

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