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Salary Range: £42,687
Job Grade: Level 4 Zone 2
Work Location: 5 Pancras Square, London N1C 4AG
Hours per week: 36, Full time
Contract Type: Permanent
Closing date: Sunday 10^th July 2022, 23:59pm
Interviews to be held: From w/c 25^th July 2022
Alternative flexible working options available/open to discussion
Camden is building somewhere everyone can thrive, by making our borough the best place to live, work, study and visit. We’re not just home to UK’s fast-growing economy, we’re focused on creating a borough where everyone can live a good life and nobody gets left behind. We’re willing to be bold and try new things in the process. Here’s where you can help design a better future for us all.
We have a clear vision - to organise the right people and skills around challenges (like our missions) to deliver the best outcomes for Camden residents and renewal after the pandemic. We have clear priorities through the re-fresh of Camden 2025, which includes the work we are doing around housing transformation, and we are ready to get going.
As a User Researcher at Camden, you’ll be responsible for exploring and gaining a deep understanding of the behaviours and needs of our residents, communities and organisation. Working on key projects such as debt and household financial resilience, supporting young people at risk moving between children’s and adult services, and how we ensure our tenants thrive in safe homes. You’ll work in multidisciplinary teams to make research actionable, in order to inform policy and the design of our services so that they work well for people and achieve policy outcomes.
You will be comfortable with working on complex policy areas and issues where there’s no easy answer. You have a bias for action, delivering timely findings that help teams focus on making change happen on the ground.
Working for Camden
We’re ready to welcome your ideas, your views, and your rebellious spirit. Help us redefine our corporate services, and we’ll redefine what a career can be.
To find out more about what it is like to work in the Strategy and Policy Design Team, meet some of the team by clicking here: Meet the SPD Team you can also meet some of our People across the organisation by clicking HERE
At Camden, you’ll receive a host of benefits as well as joining a flexible working employer. Click HERE to see full details of our benefits.
To view the Job Profile, please click HERE
If you would like an informal chat about the role please contact Tom Wastling, Lead Policy Designer at Tom.Wastling@camden.go.uk
We will be running an online open event on the 07^th of July which will give you an opportunity to meet some of the team and learn more about the exciting work we do. If you would like to attend, please email Gemma Brayson, Policy Designer at Gemma.Brayson@camden.gov.uk
How to apply
To apply for this job please click HERE and complete the BeApplied process where you will be required to answer the questions and demonstrate how you meet the role criteria noted in the Job Profile under the “About You” section.
Please do NOT click the apply button on Camden website as your applications will not be considered.
Inclusion and Diversity
We want Camden Council to be a great place to work and to ensure that our communities are represented across our workforce. A vital part of this is ensuring we are a truly inclusive organisation that encourages diversity in all respects, including diversity of thinking. We particularly welcome applications from Black, Asian and those of Other Ethnicities, LGBT+, disabled and neurodiverse communities to make a real difference to our residents so that equalities and justice remains at the heart of everything we do.
To discover more about Camden and our commitment towards diversity, equality and safeguarding, please visit our recruitment website
Asking for Adjustments
Camden is committed to making our recruitment practices barrier-free and as accessible as possible for everyone. This includes making adjustments or changes for disabled people, neurodiverse people or people with long-term health conditions. If you would like us to do anything differently during the application, interview or assessment process, including providing information in an alternative format, please contact Gemma Brayson on 020 7974 1585, at Gemma.Brayson@camden.gov.uk