Charity registered in Scotland SC037852
The Equality Network is a leading Scottish lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and intersex (LGBTI) rights charity. We work to change the law, policy and society of Scotland to deliver full equality for all LGBTI people.
We currently inviting applications for a part time (21 hours a week) LGBTI Policy Officer.
We are looking to recruit a part-time Policy Officer to join our dedicated team working for LGBTI equality and rights. This will include developing policy positions, working with policy makers, influencers and the media, providing information on LGBTI issues, consulting LGBTI people and supporting LGBTI people to directly engage with policy makers.
More details here: equality-network.org/vacancies
We are an equality organisation. We welcome applications from all communities, including from LGB people, trans people and people with variations in sex characteristics, from Black, Asian and minority ethnic people, who are currently under-represented in our staff team, and from disabled people. Disabled people who meet the essential requirements of the person specification will be guaranteed an interview.
We are looking to recruit a full-time Finance & Business Coordinator to join our team and play a key role in the running of the organisation. This will include managing, operating and developing our finance, HR and other business processes, managing our office (when it reopens after Covid), and providing administrative advice and support to colleagues.
We are looking to recruit a full-time Policy & Public Affairs Officer to join our dedicated Scottish Trans team working for trans equality and rights. This will include developing policy positions, working with policy makers, influencers and the media, providing information on trans issues, and supporting trans people to directly engage with policy makers.
We are looking to recruit a Lived Experience Coordinator to engage and consult with diverse trans communities and people all over Scotland in ongoing work to improve NHS gender identity healthcare services.
The Lived Experience Coordinator will become a member of the Scottish Government’s Gender Identity Healthcare Reference Group (“the Group”), which is overseeing delivery of the “NHS gender identity services: strategic action framework 2022-2024”
Although the Lived Experience Coordinator will be hosted in the Scottish Trans team within the Equality Network, they will be an independent voice representing the views, experiences and needs of trans and non-binary people in the ongoing work to improve gender identity healthcare services, via membership of the Group.
They will be expected to represent and champion the needs of people waiting to use, using, or who have used gender identity healthcare services, to the Group, to ensure that improvements to these services are understood and shaped by the people who need them.
Applicants should have lived experience of using or waiting to use gender identity healthcare services.
The closing date for applications is 9am on Monday 5th September. Interviews will take place via Zoom in the week starting 12th September
We are an equality organisation and we welcome applications from all communities. In particular, we welcome applications from Black, Asian and minority ethnic people, who are currently under-represented in our staff team. Disabled people who meet the essential requirements of the person specification will be guaranteed an interview.
We welcome applications from people who want to do the job on a part time, job share basis.