Graduate data researcher

Salary: Competitive

Hours: Full time

Location: Aztec Centre, Aztec West, Bristol


About Carterwood

Formed in 2008, Carterwood offer market leading advice by incorporating high quality data with expert sector-specialist knowledge in health & social care, to help improve our clients’ decision making.

We provide solution-focused commercial due diligence for elderly specialist care and older people’s housing developers, operators and funders, as well as handling the sale and acquisition of property and businesses throughout the UK in the health & social care sector.

We’re proud to have picked up many awards over the years. These not only reflect what we do, but how we do it. Recognised for our bespoke, personal and specialist service, Carterwood were named ‘Property consultants of the year – property services’ at the prestigious HealthInvestor Awards 2016, 2017 and 2019. We were also honoured as one of the ‘Best places to work in property’, at the national Property Week awards 2018 and 2019, and crowned winner of the medium business category in South Gloucestershire’s ‘happiest workplace awards’ in 2018.

What the role will include:

As part of our growth plans, there is an exciting opportunity for a flexible and resourceful individual to join the team and assist in the sourcing, collating and updating of data to support the business. This role requires the successful candidate to exercise the highest levels of attention to detail in a fast-paced, friendly and supportive working environment. You will be part of a young, dynamic, multi award winning team and you will be responsible and accountable for the production of high-quality data.

The role will comprise the following:

  • Daily routine data checks and visiting websites to populate our CRM system and update our Analytics database
  • Checking the integrity of our suppliers’ data
  • Using online mapping tools to find address locations
  • Cross referencing multiple sources of data
  • Working with the sales and marketing teams to undertake research required for presentations, reports and meetings
  • Work alongside our data analysts to ensure the accuracy of any analysis
  • Acting as a liaison for our outsourced data and technology function
  • Routine planning application checks based on a set of date and use class requirements
  • Checking longitude/latitude for planning applications and care homes
  • Statutory enquiries with the local planning authorities.

Essential competencies

  • Educated to degree
  • Highly computer literate, with experience working in Excel and Word
  • Meticulous attention to detail and excellent numerical skills
  • The ability to communicate with colleagues at all levels of the organisation
  • Proven ability to meet deadlines and maintain accuracy
  • Positive attitude, personable approach and the ability to work well within a team
  • Conscientious approach to work is key to this role
  • Proven ability to prioritise and work autonomously on large tasks and deal with changing priorities
  • Driving licence desirable.


  • 25 days’ annual leave plus eight bank holidays
  • Birthday off work (discretionary)
  • Childcare vouchers
  • Free fruit at the office
  • Annual flu vaccination
  • Free eye tests
  • On-site parking
  • Discretionary bonus scheme
  • Flexible working policy
  • Summer and Christmas events
  • A commitment to wellness at work.

Carterwood awards

  • HealthInvestor Awards winner 2016, 2017 and 2019
  • Best Places to Work in Property winner 2018 and 2019
  • South Gloucestershire Happiest Workplace (Medium Business) winner 2018
  • Estates Gazette Awards finalist 2019, two categories: employee and alternative sector
  • LaingBuisson Awards finalist 2017 and 2019.

Why work for Carterwood? This is what the team have to say…

“Carterwood provides an excellent career pathway for everyone, no matter how junior or senior.”

“Everyone is treated with respect and there is a genuine interest in what we do and say.”

“Really inclusive and energetic environment to work in, where everyone is valued.”

“The organisation cares about the quality of its advice and client care.”

Why use Carterwood? This is what our clients have to say…

“We have always found Carterwood to be knowledgeable about the Healthcare Industry and they work hard for their clients. They are pragmatic in their approach and are genuinely good to work with.”

“Carterwood have certainly made a significant impression on the care sector in a very short space of time. Their work is at the heart of this, of course, but the principals have also made it their mission to be supportive to the sector generally and this has certainly not gone unnoticed.”

“We have worked with Carterwood since they set up. We have always found them straightforward in their approach and are very aware that it is their delivery which matters. We have found them to be committed, focussed and consistent.”

How to apply

If you are interested in applying for this position, please send a CV and covering letter to quoting the reference GRADUATE DATA RESEARCHER.

Closing date for applications is Friday 27 September 2019.

First interviews will take place at our offices in Aztec West in Bristol on Tuesday 8 October 2019; all candidates will be asked to take a technical test, which should last no more than 60 minutes. Second interviews will be held on Tuesday 15 October 2019.

Due to the large volume of applications we receive, we are unable to respond to all candidates individually. Only those candidates being invited to interview will be contacted. If you do not hear back from us before Wednesday 2 October, then your application is not being progressed. We thank you for considering Carterwood as a future employer and wish you well in your job search.

Carterwood is committed to equality of opportunity in employment and welcomes applications from all suitably qualified candidates irrespective of gender, marital or family status, religious belief, political opinion, disability, age, race, nationality or sexual orientation. All applications for employment will be considered on the basis of merit.

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