This vacancy has now closed


  • Part time
  • Sessional
  • Edinburgh, but flexible
  • Closing 23rd November 2019

  • Advertised from 18th October 2019
  • Flexible, average 16 hours per week. Sessional work, £1,000 per month


The Scottish Older People’s Assembly is looking for an enthusiastic and proactive individual to cover maternity leave for the Co-ordinator. The post is initially for 6 months (January – June 2020) with potential to extend for a further 3-6 months dependent on external funding.

This flexible and interesting role would ideally suit someone who has experience of working within the charity/ public sector on citizen engagement, event planning, delivery and evaluation, and preparing reports. The post holder will be responsible to the Trustees of SOPA and although will work closely with the Chair, is required to be confident in working autonomously to deliver agreed outcomes.

A Job Description and Person Specification is available for download below.

Application notes

To apply, please submit a CV and covering letter stating why you are interested in the role along with relevant key skills and experience, to

Closing Date: 23th November 2019

Interviews will be held in early December 2019.

For further information or an informal discussion about the role, please contact Caroline Clark 0131 357 1277