Policy and Research Officer

  • Full time
  • £27,828
  • Edinburgh
  • Closing 7th January 2019

  • Advertised from 7th December 2018
  • 35hrs p/w, plus 8% pension contribution. Contract: Ongoing, subject to securing continued funding


We are looking for an enthusiastic, proactive and organised individual with good research skills to join our Policy and Research Team. Inclusion Scotland is a rapidly expanding organisation with a strong reputation for influencing public policy. This postholder will help to ensure a sound evidence-base for that work and to can expect to work on different projects over time. Initial tasks will be on leading a UK-wide research project, delivering a co-produced project on intersectional discrimination and supporting the delivery of the Disability Research on Independent Living and Learning programme in Scotland. The post is offered on an ongoing basis, subject to future funding.

Application notes

For further information and to apply go to: inclusionscotland.org/policy-research-officer-vacancy

Closing Date: 10.00am on Monday 7th January 2019

Interviews are to be held in Edinburgh on Tuesday 15th January. If needed we can offer options for remote participation (e.g. Skype).

Inclusion Scotland welcomes applications from and values the experiences of disabled people and people who have other or multiple protected characteristics. Please let us know if you need the application pack in another format, assistance, or reasonable adjustments. We have experience of making a wide variety of adjustments, so please do not hesitate to discuss your access needs with us.