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Leonard Cheshire Disability

At Leonard Cheshire Disability, we work for a society in which every person is equally valued. We believe that disabled people should have the freedom to live their lives the way they choose - with the opportunity and support to live independently, to contribute economically, and to participate fully in society.

Our Volunteer Research Assistant will help us map the commissioning landscape across the UK and create an interactive map of their research. Volunteers will be conducting desk-based research as well as supporting the Employment Team to develop an interactive map and add your research to it.

We are looking for someone with research and data analysis skills, understanding of social care and commitment to the aims of Leonard Cheshire Disability.

Role Aim: 

Our Volunteer Research Assistant will help us map the commissioning landscape across the UK and create an interactive map of their research.

Duties: 

Conduct desk-based research on commissioners in regions and areas linked to existing services across the UK

Support the Employment Team to develop an interactive map and add your research to it.

Other duties as required

Skills needed: 

Research and data analysis skills. Understanding of social care. A good level of understanding in spoken and written English. Ability to communicate effectively. Excellent IT skills. Competent working independently. Reliable and organised. Understanding and commitment to the aims of Leonard Cheshire

Training: 

Two references required

Completion of induction training including volunteer induction training and disability equality training

Reasonable out of pocket expenses associated with carrying out this role will be reimbursed, according to Leonard Cheshire’s reimbursement of expenses policy

Location: 
66 South Lambeth Road London SW8 1RL
Time commitment: 
At least one day per week
Opening times: 
25 hours per week/ flexible days

Once you’ve registered interest in this volunteering role, we’ll send your name and UCL email address to the organisation for their records. You’ll also receive information about the next steps to take if you do wish to take things forward. The organisation has signed up to our code of standards, which includes a commitment to protecting your data. We won’t share your information with anyone unless you’ve given explicit consent to. We’ll also retain your details so we can follow up to see how you’re getting on with your volunteering and offer support if necessary. We take good care of your data – you can see full details here