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Policy Engagement Officer

  • Full time
  • £32,000
  • Edinburgh
  • Closing 5th July 2021

  • Advertised from 6th July 2021
  • 35 hours
  • Benefits include: 25 days annual leave, 7 public holidays, 3 floating days, 6% employer contribution to pension, and death in service insurance.


VHS is Scotland’s leading intermediary and network for the voluntary health sector. We work with our members and wider networks to address health inequalities and help people live healthier, fairer lives. This is a fantastic time to join us as we build on the success of our influencing activities and look to expand our reach.

You will need an excellent track record in policy work and be capable of delivering consistently high quality work in a fast-paced working environment. You will plan and deliver an effective programme of policy, research and public affairs work, with a strong emphasis on external engagement with VHS members, networks and other external stakeholders. You will help shape and deliver VHS’s communication strategy, website, media and digital communications so you need to be a confident and pro-active communicator and skilled in using a range of media, working face to face and digitally. You will thrive on working collaboratively internally and externally.

We would love to hear from you if this role excites you and matches your skills and experience.

Application notes

For more information and to apply, download the job description, application form and equality monitoring form.

Closing date: 9.00 am, Monday 5th July.

Interviews: Friday 6th August.


Scottish Charity: SC035482