Rocket Scientists are committed to helping clients transform people's lives


We are recruiting for one role:


Principal Consultant to £48,366 to support and drive the building of our health and social care research and consultancy market  in Scotland and the North East of England.  We are looking for someone with research and consultancy skills and 5+ years’ experience in health and social care in one or more of the following areas:

mental health, children and families’ social work, social care for children, adults and older people, long term conditions such as cancer, chest, heart, MSK, stroke, endometriosis etc, youth health, trauma and multiple and complex needs, addictions, community and criminal justice.


Closing date: Friday 26th February 2021.

You can access the job description and person specification here Principal Consultant 2021 HSC Job Spec Final. 


About us


Rocket  Science is a policy, research and grant making organisation working across the UK from our offices in London, Edinburgh and North East England. 


Established in 2001, we are a values-led organisation, working with our clients to help them deliver sustainable change to services that address inequalities and transform peoples’ lives. Increasingly our work spans many sectors, but we specialise in employment, education and skills, health and social care, poverty and housing and the charity sector. 


We are also developing significant expertise in gender research and evaluation, the role of assistive technology, peer research, young people and understanding the impact of Covid-19 and helping clients to develop strategies and responses.


 No day is the same at Rocket Science. Our portfolio of work is incredibly diverse and interesting, some of it at the vanguard of rethinking services and working with people and communities in different ways. We have specific expertise in research and analysis, service design and evaluation, and organisational and strategy development and review. At the heart of our work is helping our clients deliver the best outcomes for the people they help.


We have a strong commitment to developing and supporting our people and you will be joining a high performing, supportive and engaging team. We have been awarded Investors in People Gold and Investors in Young People Gold, accredited as a Real Living Wage employer, and we are a Mindful employer.


We do recruit newly qualified graduates as well as experienced consultants and have a structured internship programme at Living Wage. You can email a CV and covering letter to [email protected]