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Digital and Communications Support Officer

  • Part time
  • £26,300 pro-rata
  • The post holder will work across Edinburgh and Midlothian and will be based at VOCAL’s Edinburgh Carers Hub, 60 Leith Walk, EH6 5HB
  • Closing 18th January 2021

  • Advertised from 15th December 2020
  • SCP46. £14.47 per hour. £26,300 per annum (pro rata) 24 hours per week.
  • VOCAL will match up to 6% pension contribution. 32 days paid leave plus six public holidays (pro rata)


VOCAL (Voice of Carers Across Lothian) is seeking a proactive and enthusiastic individual to join our team and provide communications and administrative support across a range of print-based media and digital platforms. This is an exciting opportunity to join a vibrant and energizing organisation and support the development of cutting edge communications and digital supports for carers.

The Digital and Communications Support Officer will work closely with VOCAL’s Head of Digital and Communications. They will support the production and design of VOCAL’s print and digital assets; monitor and regularly review VOCAL’s digital platforms including websites and social media; provide administrative support for communications activities and digital developments and deliver website and social media training to VOCAL staff, volunteers and partners.

The successful candidate will have previous experience in social media and website editing with strong graphic design, video editing and content writing skills. In addition to excellent IT skills, they will have the ability to form effective working relationships, work on own initiative and take direction whilst managing a varied workload and working to deadlines. Ideally, they will have an understanding of caring situations and the impact of caring on peoples’ lives.

Application notes

Download the person specification and job description, also available at Complete the application form and equal opportunities form and return to putting ‘Digital and Communications Support Officer’ in the subject heading, or by post marked confidential to Deputy CEO, c/o VOCAL Edinburgh, 60 Leith Walk, Edinburgh, EH6 5HB.

We welcome applications from under-represented minority groups.

Closing date for applications: Monday, 18 January 2021, 12 noon

Interview Date, if shortlisted: Week commencing Monday, 25 January 2021