Revolving Doors is expanding
We are looking for talented, passionate and committed people, eager to join a small but growing team that is working to make a real difference to the lives of people stuck in the revolving door cycle of crisis and crime.
We are recruiting for a variety of roles across our research, lived experience involvement and central office functions.
If you are interested in one of the positions below, download an application pack and send us your CV and a covering letter setting out why you are the right fit for our team.
The deadline is 9am on Monday 3 April. And if you want to talk to us first about any of the roles, we’d be happy to have a chat. Call us any day up to Friday 31 March on 020 7407 0747.
You could be just who we are looking for.
Research and Evaluation Officer
We are looking for a social researcher who can demonstrate strong qualitative and quantitative research skills (with the focus on qualitative). You will have experience of undertaking research with vulnerable people, and a strong interest in criminal justice, mental health and/or another social policy area related to our work.
You will be able to contribute to research proposals and bids, and undertake evaluations and other research projects, writing up your findings in clear and compelling reports, delivered to deadline. You will be skilled at building effective relationships with partners and clients, including frontline staff and service users. You will be intellectually curious, highly motivated, extremely organised and an excellent communicator.
Research Manager (part time)
We are looking for an experienced social researcher to lead our research and evaluation function, supervising the work of the full-time Research and Evaluation Officer, plus research associates. You will have a strong track record of designing and managing research with vulnerable people, and will have expertise in criminal justice, mental health and/or another social policy area related to our work. We are open to exploring the possibility of an academic connection for the post holder.
You will be able to design and shape proposals, manage and co-ordinate evaluation and other research projects, and liaise confidently with clients, ensuring that projects are delivered to budget and deadline. You will be skilled at building effective relationships with partners, including academics. You will be intellectually curious, highly motivated, extremely organised and an excellent communicator, equally at home with researchers and non-research audiences.
This is an important and exciting new post in Revolving Doors. Through our evaluations – a core part of our work supporting service improvement and system redesign – you will be able to make a difference to the lives of people facing multiple exclusions. And through our wider research on multiple and complex needs you will be part of a team that influences policy and practice at national and local levels.
PA to the Chief Executive and Team Administrator
We are looking for a skilled and experienced PA, who will act as the Chief Executive’s first point of contact, competently and calmly managing her busy schedule. You will also provide administrative support across the organisation, including book-keeping and events coordination. To qualify for the upper end of the salary scale you will also have experience of policy and public affairs support, with knowledge of Parliamentary and/or civil service procedures.
You will be organised and efficient, with excellent attention to detail, able to prioritise and juggle competing priorities and requests. Although able to work with substantial independence and initiative, you will also be a team player with excellent interpersonal skills, dealing proactively and confidently with a range of people, tasks and situations.
This is an excellent opportunity for an enthusiastic and ambitious PA to work as a key member of a small but fast-paced, delivery-oriented team. It would be particularly suited to someone with experience of Westminster or Whitehall who is keen to move into the charity sector.
Use your qualitative and quantitative research skills to improve services, influence policy and practice at national and local levels and make a difference to the lives of people facing mulitple exclusions.
Download an application pack here.
Be the linchpin of our fast-paced, delivery-oriented team, supporting the Chief Exec in everything she does.
Download an application pack here.