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Brain Health Scotland – Education Programme Coordinator (Maternity Cover)

  • Part time
  • £32,810 – £35,422 pro-rata
  • Edinburgh
  • Closing 15th August 2022

  • Advertised from 28th July 2022
  • Temporary, 9 months (maternity cover), 28 hours per week.


Brain Health Scotland is seeking a motivated and experienced individual to join our team as Education Programme Coordinator (maternity cover).

Established in 2020, Brain Health Scotland has been created by Alzheimer Scotland and the Scottish Government to improve brain health across the life course and reduce the incidence of dementia.

We have recently launched an innovative national educational programme to raise awareness and increase understanding of brain health amongst primary school aged young people. The post holder will further develop and expand this evidence-based programme in partnership with education and health experts, local authorities, schools and colleges across Scotland.

The postholder will bring enthusiasm, creativity and a positive attitude to this role, which will involve independent working and travel across Scotland.

Embedded in the Brain Health Scotland team, the post holder will be responsible for developing and coordinating a programme that promotes knowledge of important factors for maintaining brain health from childhood onwards – specifically physical activity, social connectivity, optimal nutrition and reduction in risks like smoking, head injury and alcohol use.

Application notes

For a full job description, please visit our website.

Applicants must complete the form on our website to be considered for this role. CV applications will not be considered.

The successful candidate for this post will be subject to a criminal check through Disclosure Scotland.

Closing date – 15 August 2022

Interview date – 26 August 2022