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Senior Evidence and Influencing Officer (Maternity Cover 11 months)

  • Full time
  • £29,414 – £33,617
  • Glasgow (City Centre)
  • Closing 18th April 2019

  • Advertised from 28th March 2019
  • Hours: 35 hours/week (with some evening and weekend work). Salary: (pro-rata for 11 month contract).


The Life Changes Trust is looking to appoint a Senior Evidence and Influencing Officer for an 11-month maternity cover (to begin May/June 2019). This is a full-time role, for which the Trust is happy to consider secondments.

The role will be responsible for supporting:

  • the promotion of learning and evidence about what works best for care experienced young people as they transition from being in care
  • the development of evidence that demonstrates a deep understanding of the particular needs of care experienced young people who may face multiple or distinct challenges when transitioning out of care
  • the delivery of a Programme Evaluation Plan

The Life Changes Trust is an independent Scottish charity, established in April 2013 with a ten year, £50 million “spend-out” endowment from the National Lottery Community Fund (formerly the Big Lottery Fund).

The Trust’s mission is to facilitate and support transformational and sustainable improvements in the quality of life, well-being, empowerment and inclusion of two key groups in Scotland:

  • Care experienced young people
  • People affected by dementia

This is a great opportunity to work with a visionary charity which is committed to investing in real and sustainable improvements in the lives of our beneficiaries.

The Life Changes Trust is a time-limited organisation established from April 2013 until March 2023.

For more information about the Trust please see


Educated to degree level and with at least 3 years’ relevant work experience, it is essential that the successful candidate has an understanding of the Trust’s beneficiary groups, or an ability and willingness to develop this.

Application notes

For more information, a job description and details of how to apply, please see our website:

Please read the full job description before you apply.

The closing date is Thursday, 18th April 2019 at noon with interviews held 6th May 2019.

Late applications will not be accepted.

Start Date: May/June 2019.