Field Researcher

Wellington Orbit


Salary: £10,500 fixed fee, plus expenses

Wellington Orbit is looking for a Field Researcher to join them on a temporary, freelance basis.

Main Purpose of Role

To conduct research, undertake consultation and fully report on the perceived needs and wants of the localcommunity in terms of Wellington Orbit’s Phase II scheme – comprising the redevelopment of approximately 3,000 sq ft of upper floor space.

Expectations of the Role

As a field researcher you will be required to embed yourself widely within the community to increase awareness of the Wellington Orbit project and the board’s intentions to expand the business into the upper floors of 1 Station Road.

Working with the board you will develop a clear overview of the project, including developing written objectives and proposed schematics that you can share with consultees, recording feedback and comments from all consultation and research activity. Your work as a researcher will be alongside but independent of others (directors, staff and volunteers) at Wellington Orbit, to ensure that the process and the outcomes of the research is unbiased.

Please read the full job description.

Contract fee: A fixed fee of £10,500 is offered (payable in up to 5 increments, at achievement of agreed benchmarks against submission of invoices) plus a travel and other expenses budget of £500.

Duration of Contract: August 2022 to March 2023 – contract end is determined by delivery of full consultation report. Work to deliver the contract is estimated at approximately 60 days over this period, with flexible hours, to suit the requirements of the work. It is anticipated the work will be carried out continuously over the contract period, with at least 2 days per week dedicated to the delivery of the contract by the field researcher.


Applications should be made in the form of submission of a full Curriculum Vitae and a covering letter. Please ensure your CV includes two referees. You should also complete and return the equal opportunities form which will be detached from your application prior to it being reviewed.

Please send applications to:

The closing date for this position is 25/07/2022 at 12:00

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