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Recognised as a great place to work by the Investors in People scheme, we hire talented and passionate individuals who are committed to improving the lives of our communities

We know that we get the best out of people when we provide a place that they can thrive. To us this means flexible and tailored work practices which paired with a supportive, people-development focus, creates pathways for you to progress within our organisation.

We provide a supportive and inclusive environment with flexible working arrangements and plenty of formal and informal training and on the job learning. Our benefits package includes time to volunteer and a learning voucher for you to spend on anything learning (work related or not).

We have a strong commitment to developing and supporting our people that work with us, 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.


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Read about our open positions below.

Principal Consultant – London

We are recruiting for a Principal Consultant in our London office to lead our work on Children and Young People. We are looking for someone who shares our values, brings expertise and ideas and is ambitious for change.

Job base: Working from home with travel to London office

Supervised by: Director

Salary scale: From £38,266 – £48,336, depending on experience

Benefits package: We have a wide range of benefits such as 35 days holiday, 6% employer pension contributions, training and development support  

Hours: 37.5 hours per week  

Contract type: Permanent with a six-month probation period 

Start date: To be negotiated 

Deadline 5pm, 18th January 2022 with interviews scheduled for week commencing 25th January 2022. If you would like to arrange an informal chat about the role in advance, please contact caroline.masundire@rocketsciencelab.co.uk

Read the full job description here


Senior Consultants x 2 London and Newcastle 

We are recruiting two senior consultant roles, one with a focus
on statistics and data and the other with experience in housing, skills or
criminal justice. We are looking for curious can-do people who share our values and are ambitious for change.

Job base: Working from home with travel to Newcastle or London office

Supervised by: Director or Principal Consultant

Salary scale: to £41, 266 in London (we have a London uplift for our roles) and £38,266 in the North East

Benefits package: We have a wide range of benefits such as 35 days holiday, 6% employer pension contributions, training and development support  

Hours: 37.5 hours per week  

Contract type: Permanent with a six-month probation period 

Start date: To be negotiated. 

Deadline 5pm, 11 January 2022 with interviews scheduled for week commencing 18th January 2022 If you would like to arrange an informal chat about the role in advance, please contact caroline.masundire@rocketsciencelab.co.uk

Read the full job description here.


Grants Officer or Senior Grants Officer London or North East 

We are recruiting a new role depending on the experience. We are looking for someone who shares our values, brings expertise, ideas and looking to work across multiple programmes.

Job base: Working from home with travel to Newcastle or London office

Supervised by: Senior Grants Officer or Deputy Head of Grant Programmes

Salary scale:

Grants Officer: £23,161 – £30,210 (London), £20,161 – £27,210 (North East)

Senior Grants Officer: £30,210 – £36,000 (London), £27,210 – £33,000 (North East)

Benefits package: We have a wide range of benefits such as 35 days holiday, 6% employer pension contributions, training and development support

Hours: 37.5 hours per week  

Contract type: Part-time, contract, or full time (37.5 hour week) with a six-month probation period 

Start date: To be negotiated. 

Deadline 5pm, 21st January 2022 with interviews scheduled for week commencing 24th January 2022 To apply for either role, please send a covering letter detailing your experience, why you are interested, which role you are applying for, your current and expectations of salary for this role, together with your CV to recruitment@rocketsciencelab.co.uk

Read the full job description here.


Become a partner or associate

We are always on the look out for great organisations or individuals to become Rocket Science partners and associates. Partners and associates become part of the Rocket Science team on a project-by-project basis to provide complementary skills and expertise to our clients. If you are interested in partnering or becoming a Rocket Science associate please get in touch with Irene Kinroy, our Head of Finance and Operations.


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