Social Justice Researcher

The SNP Westminster group is looking for a hard-working and enthusiastic researcher with a keen interest in social justice policy.

Location: Houses of Parliament, London.
Contract: Permanent.
Salary: The SNP Westminster Group operates a pay band system for central staff. The starting salary for researchers is £25,450

Main duties and responsibilities:

• Undertaking high level research and working with stakeholders across the charity sector.
• Creating data sets and compiling statistical analysis.
• Liaising on press stories and press enquiries.
• Writing briefings and questions for day-to-day Parliamentary business.
• Assisting Members in scrutinising legislation and drafting amendments.
• Liaising with SNP MPs on constituency queries.
• Any other tasks required for the daily operating of the research office.

Personal specification:

• Relevant degree and/or education in a research or policy role.
• Ability to research various public policy practices.
• Self-starter with excellent personal time management skills.

To apply, please send a copy of your CV and a covering letter (in .doc format) demonstrating how you meet the requirements above to snpgroup@parliament.uk by 12 noon on Thursday 13 February.

Please use Social Justice Researcher Application as the subject of your email.