VACANCY: RESEARCHER

Post:                            Researcher

Hours:                        7 hours (1 day) per week

Salary:                         £37,658 p.a. (pro rata)

Contract:                     Fixed term post for 30 weeks

AFA Scotland is recruiting to the post of Researcher following a successful joint bid with Siblings Reunited (STAR) in securing funding for an evidence-based process evaluation of STAR from the Brothers and Sisters cohort of Promise funding.  The process evaluation of STAR will enable us to identify best practice in relation to sustaining relationships between brothers and sisters.  The aim of the evaluation is to provide evidence and information to help other agencies to consider how they can establish services using a similar approach across Scotland and to consider what can be done to extend the reach of the STAR project.

We are seeking to recruit an experienced and talented individual as a Researcher to contribute to this evaluation project.  There is some flexibility required in the role as to how the hours may be worked.  Please see job specification for further information.

To apply, please submit a CV and covering letter, which should briefly address each of the essential criteria outlined in the job specification to: Brenda Reilly, Business Support & Finance Manager at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. We particularly welcome applications from people with relevant care experience who also meet the criteria.

Closing Date:                   5.00pm, Friday 27 May 2022

Interview Date:                Friday 10 June 2022

Location:                          Online Platform - MS Teams

AFA Scotland is registered as a Scottish Charitable Incorporated Organisation (SCIO) - SC046417