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Policy Officer

  • Location

    Edinburgh

  • Sector:

    Charity & Not For Profit

  • Job type:

    Part-time Flexible

  • Salary:

    £32770 - £36129 per annum

  • Job ref:

    91909

  • Published:

    21 days ago

  • Duration:

    n/a

  • Expiry date:

    2020-02-17

  • Startdate:

    2020-02-07

  • Client:

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Policy Officer

The Trade Union and Public Affairs Team of the British Dietetic Association is looking for an enthusiastic Policy Officer to make sure that the interests of the dietetic professional are represented in Scotland.

Policy Officer Responsibilities:

This role will involve influencing and working closely with other organisations, the Scottish Parliament, government departments and appropriate bodies on behalf of BDA.

The post holder will work closely with the Trade Union and Public Affairs Team and BDA staff, key members of the BDA and the BDA boards covering Scotland, Wales, Northern Ireland and England.

Policy Officer Requirements:

The post holder will have excellent written and oral skills and will be using them to proactively work in the health and social care policy arena in both countries.

To apply, please ensure you have downloaded all relevant documentation from our website. Then click on apply to submit an up-to-date CV and covering letter including a supporting statement of no more than 2 sides of A4 outlining your suitability for the role according to the person specification. Please also complete the equality monitoring form using the link no later than 12 noon on 18 February 2020.

About British Dietetic Association:

The British Dietetic Association (BDA) is the only body in the UK representing the whole of the dietetic workforce. We are a trade union and professional body representing the professional, educational, public and workplace interests of our members. Founded in 1936, we are one of the oldest and most experienced dietetic organisations in the world.

Location: Home Based, Scotland, Central Region

Job type: Part Time, Permanent, 3 days (21 hours and 36 minutes) per week

Salary: £32,770 to £36,129 per annum pro rata

Benefits: include good holiday package, flexible working policy, non-contributory healthcare benefits and a company pension scheme.

Closing Date: 12 noon 18 February 2020
Interviews: 28 February 2020

You may have experience of the following: Policy Officer, Legislation, Lobby, Lobbyist, Policy Planning, Researcher, Public Affairs, Policy Executive, Policy Assistant, Policy Administrator, Regulation, Regulatory, Charity, Charities, Third Sector, NFP, Not for Profit, etc.

Ref: 91909