This vacancy has now closed

Policy and Research Officer

  • Part time
  • £25,948 – £28,725 pro-rata
  • Edinburgh
  • Closing 8th April 2019

  • Advertised from 15th March 2019
  • £15,569 - £17,235 pro rata. 21 hours a week.


Scotland’s largest vision impairment organisation is seeking to appoint a part time Policy and Research Officer to join our communications department. This role will support our Policy Manager to ensure that Royal Blind and Scottish War Blinded policy campaigns have visibility, credibility and impact across a broad range of decision makers, elected representatives and influencers in Scotland.

The successful candidate will have experience of working in a role related to policy development, gathering evidence through a range of research methods and using this data to produce policy documents and research-based publications.

He / she will have a high level of analytical, written and communication skills and demonstrable experience of researching, analysing and organising diverse materials.

The post is subject to PVG Scheme membership/update.

Application notes

Apply online at or download application pack from Intranet

Closing date: 10am on Monday 8 April 2019

Interviews to be held on Monday 22 April 2019

Royal Blind is committed to equal opportunities

and applications are welcome from all sections of the community.

Registered Charity No SC017167