Scottish Human Rights Commission
Scottish Human Rights Commission
The Scottish Human Rights Commission promotes and protects human rights for everyone in Scotland. We are an independent public body, accredited as an A-status National Human Rights Institution within the United Nations human rights system.

Current vacancies

Media and Communications Officer

  • Part time
  • £35,586 – £44,322 pro-rata
  • Edinburgh - currently remote working (expected to continue at least in part for the duration of the contract)
  • Closing 28th June 2021

We’re Scotland’s national human rights institution, promoting and protecting human rights in Scotland.

This is a key post, charged with delivering significant external communications reach and impact. The role supports and contributes significantly to the Commission’s programme of work to raise awareness and improve understanding of human rights with a wide range of external audiences.

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Top job! Participation Officer

  • Part time
  • £35,586 – £44,322 pro-rata
  • Edinburgh, currently remote working
  • Closing 17th May 2021

We’re Scotland’s national human rights institution, promoting and protecting human rights in Scotland.

This key post provides a bridge between people’s lived experience of human rights and human rights legal, policy and project work. The role involves working alongside a Lived Experience Leadership Group of people from diverse backgrounds, supporting people’s participation in a range of human rights policy processes and projects, and delivering outreach to raise awareness of human rights more generally.

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Top job! Legal Officer

  • Full time
  • £45,431 – £55,888
  • Based in Edinburgh, currently remote working
  • Closing 7th June 2021

We’re Scotland’s national human rights institution, promoting and protecting human rights in Scotland.

This key post delivers legal advisory and legal policy work, and develops the Commission’s work in relation to use of its statutory legal functions. The role involves providing human rights legal analysis, engaging with stakeholders and ensuring that the Commission’s work is informed by high quality advice on human rights law, the law of Scotland and is compliant with the Scottish Commission for Human Rights Act 2006, the UN “Paris Principles” and international best practice.

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