Research Analyst

Unlocked Graduates

Report to: External Relations Director

The Organisation

Unlocked Graduates is a charity established with the explicit aim of attracting high-calibre graduate talent to work in the UK prison service and inject new ideas, insights and energy into the rehabilitation of prisons: to lead subtle changes on the inside that deliver huge benefits on the outside.

Unlocked offers graduates a unique two-year leadership development programme aimed at training them to become inspirational and supportive leaders. Serving as prison officers, they will build these skills through a bespoke training programme, alongside working with prisoners to identify and implement actions and strategies that will help them break the cycle of reoffending. Graduates also work towards a fully funded Master’s in Leadership and Custodial Environments and have the opportunity to contribute to and influence policy on prison reform.

The Role

The position of Research Analyst is a new role that will be the first building block in a central research and evaluation function at Unlocked Graduates. We are seeking candidates who will monitor and measure the impact of the Unlocked programme at a person, prison and societal level while providing a central research support function to our participants, reviewing and assessing the strength of their research findings and policy recommendations. We want to put a research driven approach at the heart of what we do, using early lessons to drive continuous improvement and direct funding decisions.

The role will comprise of three key elements:

  • To monitor and measure the impact of the Unlocked programme at a person, prison and societal level.
  • Provide a central research support function to our participants, reviewing and assessing the strength of their research findings and policy recommendations.
  • Improve institutional learning to drive continuous improvement and direct funding decisions.

For a full job description and person specification, please see the application pack on our website: http://unlockedgrads.org.uk/wp-content/uploads/2017/08/Unlocked-Research-Analyst-job-information-pack.pdf

To Apply

To apply, please send a CV and a letter of application which explains your interest in this post and how you meet the points in the person specification above.

Please also tell us:

  • Details of two referees (these will not be contacted without your prior knowledge).
  • Where you heard about this role.
  • Your current salary.

And kindly complete and send the equal opportunities monitoring form on our website: http://unlockedgrads.org.uk/wp-content/uploads/2017/06/EOPS-FORM-Unlocked.pdf.

Applications by email should be directed to jobs@unlockedgrads.org.uk.

If you would like to have an informal and confidential discussion about the role or about the process please contact sarah.pearson@unlockedgrads.org.uk.

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