• Advertised from 19th July 2022
  • 35 hours per week. Fixed reduced hours paid pro-rata will be considered Fixed term contract to 31st March 2023. Secondments would be considered if your current employer agreed


Obesity Action Scotland (OAS) is hosted and supported by the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow. The post holder will be employed within Obesity Action Scotland and will provide support and input to Scotland’s early adopters programme on a whole system approach to diet and healthy weight.

Reporting to the Programme Lead of OAS, the National Co-ordinator will play a key role in the development and championing of a whole systems approach to diet and healthy weight being led by early adopter areas including North Ayrshire, Dundee, Dumfries and Galloway and the East Region.

The programme is a key commitment within Scottish Government’s Diet and Healthy Weight Delivery Plan. A national steering group support and oversee the early adopter activity and the post holder will work closely with the national steering group, national partners and appointed leads within the early adopter areas.

The College supports hybrid working practices including working from home, however, regular attendance at meetings in Glasgow city centre would also be a requirement of the role.

A full Job Description is available for download below.

Application notes

The closing date is Friday 12th August 2022 at 1700 hours. It is anticipated that interviews will be held during week commencing 29th August 2022. However, we will assess applications as they are received and the closing date may be brought forward without notice.

Application is by covering letter, CV and Equal Opportunities Monitoring form via HR@rcpsg.ac.uk

If you have any queries please contact HR@rcpsg.ac.uk or access the recruitment package at rcp.sg/careers .

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