Join our team
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.
Research Officer - RiP
We are looking for a research-minded, practice-oriented individual with excellent project management and problem-solving skills. You will share our passion for supporting practitioners and policy makers to apply practical outputs of research in the fast moving world of child and family services.
To find out more about this role, download the JD and application form visit here https://www.dartington.org/research-officer/ - we will also accept CVs.
To apply for this post, please send a detailed CV or completed application form to email@example.com along with a Supporting Statement showing how you meet the specification and what you believe you could bring to the role.
Events Administrator x 2
We are looking for two enthusiastic Events Administrators with excellent communication, organisational and customer service skills to support our busy programme of workshops, webinars, tailored support events and high profile conferences. You will work closely with our Learning Events Officer and liaise with venues and associates to organise workshops and events. You will act as the first point of contact for our delegates, ensuring that their details are accurately recorded in our events database and manage all communication with them so they receive accurate event information.
For more information on this role, including a downloadable copy of the job description and how to apply please visit: https://www.dartington.org/events-administrator-x-2/
Learning & Development Support Officer
We are looking for an incredibly organised and efficient Learning and Development Support Officer to support delivery of our programme of in-house workshops, events and support. We deliver over 300 in-house workshops and events with our Partners on an annual basis. This role will work with the existing team to effectively coordinate and manage delivery of these workshops and events, ensuring good communication between internal staff and external Partners, and managing and maintaining good systems and records.
For more information on this role, including a downloadable copy of the job description and how to apply please visit: https://www.dartington.org/learning-development-support-officer-rip/
Partner Engagement Administrator
We are looking for an incredibly organised and efficient Partner Engagement Administrator to support the Account Management function of our organisation. We work with over 150 Partners, supporting them to engage with our products and resources. This role will work with the existing team to create more efficient and streamlined Account Management processes, ensure and support good communication with Partners, and support face-to-face networking and promotional activity.
For more information on this role, including a downloadable copy of the job description and how to apply please visit: https://www.dartington.org/partner-engagement-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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
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.