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Evidence and Influencing Co-ordinator

The Life Changes Trust wishes to appoint an Evidence and Influencing Co-ordinator.  The post-holder will work within the People Affected by Dementia Programme team.  For more information about the Trust’s dementia programme please see http://www.lifechangestrust.org.uk/people-affected-by-dementia

Job Purpose

The successful candidate will be able to draw on evidence from work funded by the Life Changes Trust, and from elsewhere, to build and promote throughout Scotland a robust, evidence-based and practical case for an integrated and holistic approach to dementia. The role will focus on improvements that can be made at a local level in order to make a fundamental difference to the lives of people living with dementia, their carers and families.  The Co-ordinator will work closely with the Programme Director, as well as with other Trust staff, awardees, people living with dementia, unpaid carers and other stakeholders. 

Requirements

  • Knowledge and understanding of dementia policy and practice in Scotland, and a willingness to deepen that learning.
  • A good working knowledge of local and central government structures and decision-making processes.
  • A positive track record of working effectively with diverse stakeholders including people affected by dementia, policy makers, practitioners and researchers.
  • An ability to manage knowledge and evidence efficiently and effectively.

The ideal candidate would have a positive track record of influencing significant change at a strategic level.

For more information, please see the Job Description

Application

To apply, please complete the application form, which can be downloaded here and send it with a covering letter, clearly explaining why you are suitable for the post, how you meet the requirements of the job description, and why the role is of interest to you to:

Recruitment@lifechangestrust.org.uk

Applications without a covering letter will not be accepted. 

CLOSING DATE:  27th September       INTERVIEWS: 13th October