Diversity & Inclusion Officer

  • Full time
  • £29,000 – £31,000
  • Scotland based: hybrid blend of office (Edinburgh) and home working
  • Closing 4th July 2022

  • Advertised from 8th June 2022
  • 35 hours per week. Fixed Term until 08/11/2024. Salary: £29,000 - £31,000 pa, depending on experience


Age Scotland is the national charity for older people. We work to improve the lives of everyone over the age of 50 so that they can love later life.

We support and enable hundreds of communities and older people’s groups across Scotland. We provide information, friendship and advice through our free helpline and publications. We tackle loneliness and isolation with our Friendship Line and much more.

We work in Scotland with older people’s groups who provide vital activities and services for older people in their local community. We campaign on the issues that older people tell us are important to them.

Our Diversity & Inclusion Team are looking for a Diversity & Inclusion Officer to:

  • Work closely with the Diversity and Inclusion Manager to deliver a three-year funded project that will support improvements in diversity and inclusion at Age Scotland.
  • Support the project to build and maintain relationships with the LGBTQ+ community, key individuals, Prides and partner organisations.
  • Support the development of the Scottish LGBTQ+ Older People’s network ensuring inclusion and engagement from the LGBTQ+ community.
  • Contribute to identifying and developing opportunities for bringing about change through campaigning and influencing activities.

The post will be a hybrid blend of office based (in Edinburgh) and home-based work. At least 40% of the working week will be based at our office in Causewayside, Edinburgh.

In return for your expertise and commitment to our values you’ll receive a generous holiday allowance, a range of learning and development opportunities, optional healthcare benefits and a contributory pension scheme with employer contributions of up to 9%.

Application notes

Full details of the role are available from our website: age.scot/workforus.

Alternatively, you can call 0333 323 2400.

Closing date: 12 noon on Monday 4th July 2022

Interviews will take place in Edinburgh on Tuesday 19th July 2022

Age Scotland, part of the Age Network, is an independent charity dedicated to improving the later lives of older people on the ageing journey, within a charitable company limited by guarantee and registered in Scotland. Reg No: 153343 Charity No: SC010100. Registered Office: Causewayside House, 160 Causewayside, Edinburgh EH9 1PR.