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Research in Practice for Adults is part of the Dartington Hall Trust, an independent charitable organisation trading ethically and sustainably as a social enterprise. As an equal opportunities employer, we are committed to supporting, engaging and developing our staff.

Please see our current opportunities below.

We look forward to hearing from you.


Team Administrator

We have a vacancy for a Team Administrator to provide administrative support across all functions of our business (including Events, Publications, Client Account management, Marketing and Communications and Business Support).

We are seeking a highly organised, creative and energetic individual with strong administration skills with the ability to work flexibly, ensuring deadlines are met. Excellent time management, ability to work as part of a team, computer literacy and numeracy, accuracy and attention to detail and the ability to multi-task are essential.

For more information on this role, including a downloadable copy of the job description and application form please visit: https://www.dartington.org/about/careers/team-administrator/


Become an Associate

We are always on the lookout for research, policy and practice experts who want to work with us and become RiPfA Associates on a freelance basis.

Our Associates are great facilitators, skilled researchers, people with evaluation skills, experts on a particular topic within social care, social work practitioners, experienced writers, or a combination of all of these.

If you would like to become a RiPfA Associate, please send us your CV along with a covering letter highlighting your skills and experience and examples of your work (if relevant) to ask@ripfa.org.uk.


Join the team: Evaluation Associates, Research in Practice for Adults

Can you design high quality social care research or evaluate existing data sets to find out if a social care intervention is improving the lives of people who access services?

We are looking for researchers and evaluation professionals with experience of working with quantitative data and statistics to join the network of Associates working with RiPfA. As a freelance Evaluation Associate you will work on projects to design and conduct research into social care.

Find out more about the role of an Associate and how to apply.

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