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Lead User Researcher

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  • Location:

    United Kingdom

  • Sector:

    Public Sector & Not-for-Profit

  • Job type:


  • Salary:

    £65000 - £75000 per annum

  • Contact:

    Isobel Richards

  • Email:

  • Contact phone:

    02921 673740

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  • Published:

    4 months ago

  • Expiry date:

    21 July 2022

  • Start date:


Lead User Researcher - £65,000+ - Remote Working - UK Based - Flexible Working - Excellent Employee Benefits 
Yolk Recruitment Public Sector and Not-for-Profit is working with an organisation which trains and supports NHS staff through their careers. We are recruiting for a full time, permanent User Researcher as part of a high profile and impactful project which will improve the lives of our medical staff in the UK. This is part of a new and growing team which offers opportunity for development and training.
This is a huge opportunity to build a team and lead the function of this project. Dealing with the end users and partner organisations to find out what the need of this project is from their end, gather their ideas and specs and pull together to identify priorities and then liaise with developers and content to create it.
What the Lead User Researcher will be doing:
  • Plan and design research activities with users to ensure a clear understanding of what is needed from these services.
  • Ensure that teams take a user-centred, evidence-based approach to service design and delivery
  • Develop and assure good user research practice

What the Lead User Researcher will bring to the team:
  • Use a variety of tools and methods to plan, design and conduct in-house user research to support how services are developed and presented to users.
  • Knowledge of research methods across the user-centred design lifecycle and how to implement them.
  • Be experienced in conducting qualitative and quantitative research with a design or user experience focus.
  • Experience in leading research within an agile multi-disciplinary team with product owners, content designers, visual designers.
Here’s what you will get in return:
  • £65,000+ salary
  • Flexible working hours
  • Training and learning opportunities.
  • NHS discount on holidays, travel, electronics, and shopping at many major high street stores.
  • Bike loans, car loans and season ticket loans.
  • Maternity leave, adoption, and shared parental leave
  • Childcare vouchers (salary sacrifice)
  • Eyecare vouchers (free eye test for VDU users)

    Yolk Public Sector & Not-for-Profit team works with organisations across the UK to fulfil their recruitment needs and to achieve their D&I objectives. We recruit temporary, contract and permanent hires for 1 off specialist needs or for volume campaigns. We support our applicants to navigate the public sector recruitment processes and secure their dream jobs.
    Yolk Recruitment is an equal opportunities employer and embraces diversity in our workforce. We employ the best people for the job at hand and actively encourage applications from all qualified candidates, regardless of gender, age, race, religion, sexual orientation, disability, educational background, parental status, gender identity or any other protected characteristic. We champion and celebrate diversity at Yolk allowing our team to bring their whole selves to work