Public Affairs and Policy Officer for Scotland

City of Edinburgh
18 Jul 2017
18 Aug 2017
Part Time
Contract Type

This is a permanent, part time (4 days a week) role with the Society and College of Podiatry.

The organisation:

  • The Society and College of Podiatry

The role:

  • This is a home working role, with the candidate ideally living in Edinburgh.
  • This role requires quarterly travel to a London office.
  • To help influence and shape policy development and the promotion of podiatry and podiatrists in Scotland.
  • To raise the profile of the Society/College and establish the Society’s/College’s position with key decision makers and opinion formers as the primary authority in relation to podiatry and foot health.
  • To co-ordinate policy development with key stakeholders throughout Scotland.

The candidate:

  • Good understanding of government and health department processes
  • Able to evaluate national policy and its implications for the Society/College and its members
  • Excellent communication, influencing and interpersonal skills

Deadline: As soon as possible