Project Worker

  • Part time
  • £30,000 pro-rata
  • Flexible
  • Closing 10th November 2021

  • Advertised from 12th October 2021
  • £15,000 for 2.5 days (18 hours) per week


The Scottish Older People’s Assembly is looking for an enthusiastic and proactive individual to lead the development of three workstreams on topics of importance to older people. The role will involve working with small working groups to select and research the topics, engaging with wider networks of older people via surveys, focus groups and social media, analysing, reporting and sharing the findings. The role will also support the SOPA Coordinator in the delivery of SOPA’s wider workplan which includes holding an annual assembly and outreach meetings.

This flexible and interesting role would ideally suit someone who has experience of working within the charity/ public sector on citizen engagement, event planning, delivery and evaluation, and preparing reports. The post holder will be report to the Coordinator but will also work closely with the Chair, the Board of Trustees and wider member organisations to support the delivery of SOPA’s three-year plan.

Application notes

If you are interested in applying for the role, please send a CV and a short covering letter outlining why you would like to work for SOPA and what you would bring to the role. You should email this to Caroline at

Closing Date: 10th November 2021

Interviews will be held in December 2021

For further information or an informal discussion about the role, please contact Caroline Clark 07434867890