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We are recruiting in our Fundraising & Communications team, and our Research team - all details below!

Research Officer

Would you like to use your biomedical background to help ensure that people living with Scleroderma and Raynaud’s receive the benefits of research sooner rather than later? 

The Research Officer is a great opportunity for someone looking to grow and develop a broad research management skillset in a dynamic organisation as well as helping deliver benefit to those with Scleroderma and Raynaud’s.

This role is based in Central London although staff are currently remote/hybrid working due to COVID restrictions.

Scleroderma & Raynaud’s UK (SRUK) is a new charity formed by the merger of two patient organisations, the Raynaud’s & Scleroderma Association and the Scleroderma Society.

SRUK is the only charity dedicated to improving the lives of people affected by Scleroderma and Raynaud’s, both autoimmune, connective tissue conditions. We exist to improve awareness and understanding of these conditions, to support those affected, and ultimately to find a cure.

Our ambitious new research strategy aims to accelerate patient benefit and focusses on partnering to deliver aspirational SRUK-led projects alongside a more traditional grant funding model. Through our work we aspire to deliver real and lasting change for people living with Scleroderma and Raynaud’s.

The Research Officer is a diverse and key role within SRUK interfacing with Governance, Fundraising and Comms and Supporter Services. Working with the Head of Research you will:  

  •    Manage the SRUK Grants Award process
  •    Facilitate the delivery of the SRUK Research Strategy including where appropriate taking a lead on scoping and delivery of key elements within projects.
  •    Lead on the creation and dissemination of accessible scientific communications

This is a great opportunity for a pro-active, organised individual who is passionate about medical research to gain or increase their exposure to research management, science comms and strategy implementation within a medical research charity environment.

Salary: £25k- £30k pa (dependent on skills and experience), offered on a permanent, full-time basis.

The selection process:

Applicants are required to submit a CV and a cover letter that explains how you meet the role requirements and how your experience can positively aid the efficient running of the charity and supporter services for the Scleroderma and Raynaud’s community.

Closing date: 9am Friday 25th March 2022.   

Applications should be sent to  please address applications to Dr Emma Blamont, Head of Research

Interviews are expected to be held on Wednesday 30th and Thursday 31st March 2022 but we may invite exceptional candidates to interview earlier

Senior Community & Events Fundraiser

This role is a developing role as we build this income stream back up. There are strong foundations already set up with established events and initiatives to build on as well as opportunities to bring new ideas and innovation. We have a loyal community and this is a stream where you can make a real impact.  

We are looking for someone with a desire to create positive change and embrace our values which inform how we deliver our services, the choices we make and how we work with, support and develop our staff and volunteers.

If you are looking to take the next step in your career and want to take on new opportunities, learn new skills and be fully supported in your progression then this is the right team for you to join. 

Download the Job information pack to find out more about the role.