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Research Analyst

  • Full time
  • £24,500 – £29,000
  • Remote working – but will need to be based in Scotland (with regular travel across Scotland and occasionally the rest of the UK)
  • Closing 30th September 2022

  • Advertised from 6th September 2022
  • Reports to: Head of Research, Evaluation & Analysis. Hours: 37.5 hours per week. Contract: Fixed term until March 2025.
  • A generous package including 25 days holiday a year and public holidays, employee pension scheme with 4% employer contribution, Cycle2Workwork scheme, 365 days a year Employee Assistance Programme.


About SafeLives

We are SafeLives, the UK-wide charity dedicated to ending domestic abuse, for everyone and for good.

Last year alone, nearly 13,500 professionals received our training. Over 70,000 adults at risk of serious harm or murder and more than 85,000 children received support through dedicated multi-agency support designed by us and delivered with partners. In the last four years, over 2,000 perpetrators have been challenged and supported to change by interventions we created with partners, and that’s just the start.

Together we can end domestic abuse. Forever. For everyone.

Role summary

SafeLives has an unparalleled track record of using evidence and research to effect national change; with research and analysis being fundamental to helping SafeLives achieve its strategy. This information is used to set our policy messages, define our strategy, design our services, and evidences the impact of the work we have done.

This role is an exciting opportunity to help transform the response to domestic abuse in Scotland by providing a valuable evidence base. SafeLives holds the largest datasets on victims and perpetrators of domestic abuse across the UK, and in Scotland we hold a dataset on Multi-Agency Risk Assessment Conferences (Maracs) operating across the country and we also collect data and insight on a variety of VAWG-related activities. You will use this to support practice and inform influencing opportunities on programmes like Safer Sooner, Embedding Lived Experience, Domestic Abuse Court Advocacy Accreditation, and Training. Working alongside our programme leads, survivors and stakeholders you will help to answer important questions about what works in ending domestic abuse.

The Research Analyst will be responsible for working with and supporting the Senior Research Analyst and Research Managers to develop and deliver rigorous and sector leading data, analysis, and recommendations across our work alongside the Scotland team.

Application notes

If you believe you have the qualities we have described, please take a look over the job description and submit your 500-word cover letter, CV by Friday 30th September 2022 at 9.00am

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