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Social Research Interviewer (ongoing)

Location: England (all areas), Glasgow, Edinburgh, Aberdeen, Cardiff and Swansea

Salary: Competitive pay rates plus travel expenses and holiday pay

Department: Field

Contract: Freelance

Application deadline:

Get paid to meet people in your community and carry out important studies into important areas such as transport, health, education and housing. 

As a NatCen interviewer you’ll visit people in their homes to ask them about all sorts of interesting topics.

What you find out will ultimately contribute to future social policy in Britain. You can find out more about the difference being an interviewer with NatCen makes here.

We offer full training with a competitive rate of pay and travel expenses.   We normally offer you work three months in advance.

What we offer:

  • High quality initial training with ongoing support
  • Flexible working hours
  • Competitive rates of pay, including a bonus scheme, travel expenses and holiday pay
  • Opportunity of pay progression
  • Opportunities to develop your skills and work on a wide variety of surveys

What you will need:

  • Internet broadband at home
  • Able to work at least 6 hours a day, including evenings and weekends, for at least 3+ days a week
  • You need to be available for a minimum of 25 hours per week including weekdays/evenings and weekends
  • Use of a car is essential
  • Documents to verify your identity and to show you're eligible to work in the UK
  • Comfortable with using computer equipment

Read a full job profile here (.doc).

A factsheet about the role is available here (.docx)


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To apply for this role, visit our online portal.

Fast Track opportunities for experienced interviewers may be available.

If you have any further questions, please email us at We aim to get back to you within a few working days.

Application deadline: Ongoing