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Policy and Parliamentary Officer

  • Part time
  • £30,066 pro-rata
  • Edinburgh/ home working with travel (subject to COVID-19 related restrictions)
  • Closing 19th January 2022

  • Advertised from 9th December 2021
  • 28 hours per week (part time 0.8). Permanent. Note, there is a potential to increase to full time (35 hours) subject to future funding.
  • plus 8% employer pension contribution


We are recruiting for a Policy and Parliamentary Officer to deliver Inclusion Scotland’s strategic aims by identifying and influencing legislators and decision and policy makers. This means influencing them to understand and promote action towards disabled people’s priorities for change, accelerating progress towards this, and promoting co-production and co-design with disabled people themselves.

You will help grow Inclusion Scotland’s reputation and relationships with parliamentarians including growing their understanding of our work and recognition of the value of disabled people’s lived experience evidence and why this is essential. It also means growing our organisational awareness of parliament and supporting teams to use the opportunities there to deliver project outcomes.

You will respond to consultations, giving evidence and promoting our key messages via policy processes and communication opportunities.

Application notes

Deadline for applications: 5pm on Wednesday 19 January 2022.

Interviews are likely to be held week commencing 07 February 2022 remotely by Zoom.

For further details, please see the application pack on our website If you have any questions about this post, please email: or phone 0131 370 6700.

Inclusion Scotland particularly welcomes applications from disabled people. Please let us know if you need the application pack in another format, assistance or reasonable adjustments.