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Here at Picker we believe in treating our people well; from excellent career opportunities to a positive, collaborative culture. We all work with a shared set of values that inspire us to achieve the biggest impact.

We evaluate the areas of healthcare that matter most to people, producing actionable and insightful results to drive advances in standards. If you are passionate about putting people at the forefront of healthcare services, then Picker could be the place for you.

A rewarding place to work
Working alongside colleagues who are experts in their field, you will be part of a team contributing to our vision ‘the highest quality person centred care for all, always’. You will contribute to our research with NHS Trusts and many high profile charities, such as The British Heart Foundation, Pancreatic Cancer UK and Mind.

To support you we offer a friendly, person centred working culture with many benefits including:

  • Flexible working opportunities
  • Convenient location with free parking
  • 25 days holiday, increasing to 30 days, plus public holidays
  • Christmas office closure (currently an additional 3 days leave)
  • Contributory company pension scheme
  • Free life assurance
  • Tailored learning and development
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • Season ticket loan scheme
  • Regular calendar of social activities organised by a dedicated Social, Wellbeing and Employee Engagement team

Picker is committed to equality, diversity, and inclusion in all that we do. We welcome applicants from diverse communities and backgrounds.

Picker is a Disability Confident employer – DCS025549.

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Interim Research Associate – Service Delivery

Applications close on 30-07-2021

We wish to appoint a Research Associate for our Service Delivery team.

Salary range: £23,936 – £32,639 per annum + benefits

Job type: Full-time

Contract period: 12 month fixed term contract

Reporting to: Insight Manager

Team: Service Delivery

Location: Oxford / Remote

This role

Reporting to the Insight Manager, you will lead and assist with specific research and/or survey projects using qualitative and quantitative methodologies, including surveys, focus groups and interviews. You will prepare and support the facilitation of papers, presentations and workshops to disseminate results to various audiences.

Quantitative and/or Qualitative research experience with skills in questionnaire design, research methods, as well as data handling, analysis and reporting, are essential to this role. You should have prior experience of preparing written proposals and reports, as well as of developing and maintaining relationships with clients and other parties. The ability to work collaboratively, while operating in a self-motivated and independent fashion is key, together with robust written/oral communication skills and attention to detail.

How to Apply

Please review the job description linked below. To apply, please send a C.V and covering letter to In your covering letter please specify the role for which you are applying and describe your suitability for the role. You should review a copy of the job description below before applying for the role. Applications via job boards or without a cover letter will not be considered.

For further information about the role, please contact Amy Tallett by email in the first instance –


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