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Impact Specialist

University of Sheffield - Faculty of Social Sciences - CIRCLE (Centre for International Research on Care Labour and Equalities)

Location: Sheffield
Salary: £37,099 to £45,585 per annum, with potential to progress to £49,794 through sustained exceptional contribution (Grade 7)
Hours: Full Time
Contract Type: Permanent
Placed On: 1st March 2024
Closes: 18th March 2024
Job Ref: UOS040288

Contract type: Fixed-term until 31st October 2026

Location: Sheffield (The Wave), hybrid

Are you interested in using your skills to ensure our research has maximum impact? Do you have experience of providing support for knowledge exchange and impact within a university, charity, advocacy, public sector or similar organisation? If this sounds like you, we have the perfect opportunity for you as our Impact Specialist in the Centre for Care!

We’re looking for a dedicated knowledge exchange or impact professional who can develop relationships across the care sector and care-related organisations to support all of our impact activities. We aim to stimulate and inform public discussion of care and translate research into policy and practice. You’ll need a strong interest in academic research and an awareness of the external cultural and political environment to spot opportunities for promotion.

This is a varied and exciting role that requires excellent communication and organisational skills, with the ability to build and maintain networks across sectors and organisations. You will need a consistent record of progressing work activities to meet objectives and deadlines, and be a team player with the enthusiasm to play a key role within the Centre.

What We Offer

  • 41 days annual leave (including closure days and Bank Holidays), with the possibility to purchase up to ten additional days.
  • Up to 5 days of paid time off to cover emergency caring responsibilities.
  • A commitment to work life balance including, flexible working opportunities and hybrid working where possible.
  • A highly competitive pension scheme.
  • Discounts at participating shops and cinemas, and a cycle to work scheme.
  • A commitment to your development, with programmes, learning modules and mentoring schemes.
  • An inclusive and diverse workplace.
  • A commitment to your wellbeing, with confidential emotional support, support for those going through the menopause, experiencing fertility treatment and having a baby, paid leave for IVF treatment and more.

Further information can be found at www.sheffield.ac.uk/jobs/benefits

We build teams of people from different heritages and lifestyles from across the world, whose talent and contributions complement each other to greatest effect. We believe diversity in all its forms delivers greater impact through research, teaching and student experience.

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