ScotCen Social Research
ScotCen Social Research

Charity registered in Scotland SC038454

We’re the Scottish arm of Britain’s largest independent social research agency. For over 10 years we’ve worked for government and charities to find out what people really think about important social issues.

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Field Social Research Interviewer

  • Full time
  • £23,000
  • Vacancies in Glasgow, Edinburgh and Perth postcode areas
  • Closing 17th January 2020

We're seeking a Field Social Research Interviewer / Field Interviewer to join a leading social research organisation. Working from home you'll travel (within 40 - 50 miles of your home address) collecting valuable social research insight by interviewing participants. You don't need to have experience just a positive outlook and great communication skills!

This vacancy is 35 hours per week however we also have available 28 hour/week and 21 hour/week contracts available (pro-rata)

Offering flexible working hours, generous paid holiday, mileage allowance and other benefits this is a unique opportunity to get out and meet people conducting valuable research across an array of subjects that they truly care about. Part time and full time hours are available, however 60% of your time will need to cover evenings and weekends.

With a mission to make the public heard, this independent social research organisation have an unrivalled reputation in the field and lead the way in collecting key data for government departments, universities and major charities. Joining as a Field Social Research Interviewer / Field Interviewer you'll work at the frontline, interviewing people in their homes about key subjects.

As a key member of the Field Interviewing Team you should expect to conduct face-to-face interviews with prospects at addresses. These addresses will have been sent a letter letting them know you will be calling, but it will be up to you to persuade people to take part in the survey. If selected as a Field Social Research Interviewer / Field Interviewer, you'll undergo a comprehensive training and induction programme (as well as ongoing professional development)

To qualify… You should be outgoing, confident and a great communicator happy to meet new people. Whether you call yourself a Field Social Research Interviewer / Field Interviewer / Social Researcher or similar we don't mind, you just need the right attitude and a CV that demonstrates:

· Self motivation;

· Planning and organisational skills;

· Rapport building skills;

· Comfortable using laptops and tablet devices;

· Driving licence (with car).

In return the Field Social Research Interviewer can expect a competitive salary, 25 days paid holiday, performance bonus, flexible working, generous staff pension scheme, training and much more!

This vacancy has now closed

Social Research Interviewers

  • Part time
  • Sessional
  • Glasgow, Paisley, Dundee, Kilmarnock, Berwick-upon-Tweed, Dumfries & Galloway, Kirkwall, Motherwell
  • Closing 31st January 2020

Get paid to meet people in your community and carry out important studies including the Scottish Health Survey, Growing Up in Scotland and the Scottish Crime & Justice Survey.

As a ScotCen interviewer you’ll visit people in their homes to ask them about all sorts of interesting topics.

What you find out will ultimately contribute to future social policy in Scotland.

We offer full training with a competitive rate of pay and travel expenses. We normally offer you work three months in advance.

What we offer:

  • High quality initial training with ongoing support
  • Flexible working hours
  • Competitive rates of pay, including a bonus scheme, travel expenses and holiday pay
  • Opportunity of pay progression
  • Opportunities to develop your skills and work on a wide variety of surveys

What you need:

  • Internet broadband at home
  • Able to work at least 6 hours a day, including evenings and weekends, for at least 3+ days a week.
  • You need to be available for a minimum of 20 hours per week including weekdays/evening and weekends
  • Use of a car is essential
  • Documents to verify your identity and to show you’re eligible to work in the UK
  • Comfortable with using computer equipment