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Quantitative Research Associate – Survey Coordination Centre

Applications close on 01-02-2019

£22,330 – £30,450 per annum + benefits

We wish to appoint a Quantitative Research Associate for our Survey Coordination Centre in the Research Division.

The Research Division

The Research Division is responsible for Picker’s research planning and delivery, as well as major survey coordination projects.

The vacancy is situated within the Survey Coordination Centre, which is responsible for managing the design, management and analysis of surveys within the NHS Patient Survey Programme (NPSP) and the national staff survey. The programmes are conducted on behalf of the Care Quality Commission and NHS England respectively, and include a range of large scale and high profile surveys that are typically coordinated centrally but administrated locally by NHS organisations. These surveys are amongst the largest of their kind in the world.

Purpose of the role

You will report to a Senior Research Associate and will work on the development and coordination of new and existing surveys as part of our Survey Coordination Centre in the Research Division. You will contribute to a range of projects using a variety of survey methodologies, as well as liaising with partners, collaborators, clients and subcontractors.

Quantitative research experience with skills in questionnaire design, survey research methods, as well as data handling, analysis and reporting, are essential to this role. You must also be able to apply innovative thinking to identify how new survey methodologies could be beneficial to the organisation and its clients. 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. Prior experience of project management, statistical packages and database use would be advantageous.

How to Apply

To apply, please send a C.V and covering letter to In your covering letter please describe your suitability for the role.

Closing date for applications is Friday 1st February 2019.

For further information about the role, please contact Caroline Killpack, by email in the first instance:

No agencies please.


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