Scottish Care is recruiting a Communications & Engagement Officer

An exciting opportunity has arisen within Scottish Care for a Communications & Engagement Officer to work as part of our national team. This is a full time post (35 hours per week), based in Scottish Care’s offices in Ayr with the requirement to attend meetings and events throughout Scotland.

Scottish Care is the representative body for the largest group of health and social care sector independent providers across Scotland delivering residential care, day care, care at home and housing support.

Applicants must have experience in managing communications.

The post holder must have excellent interpersonal skills.  They must be able to communicate and clearly and positively with all the diverse range of people we work with, demonstrating ability to identify and understand a diverse range of  audience needs and to adapt style to meet them all. The post holder must be able to demonstrate an understanding of different communications methods and their value, including experience of social media and if possible visual communications.

The post holder must have excellent skills in writing, editing and proof reading copy for publication, demonstrating excellent attention to detail and contributing creative ideas.  They will be responsible for developing and facilitating communications, maintaining the Scottish Care website and databases and will lead the planning, coordination and delivery of stakeholder engagement opportunities.

This is an exciting post for someone who is creative, innovative and able to contribute to a dynamic and team.

For further information please read the Communications & Engagement Officer Job Description & Person Specification.

Please send a completed Application Form to Cath Balmer, Scottish Care, 54a Holmston Road, Ayr KA7 3BE or preferably by email to [email protected] no later than 12 noon on Friday 27 January 2017.  It will be acknowledged.

For further information about this post, please contact Becca Gatherum on [email protected] or 07584 659995 .

Initial interviews will take place on Monday 20 February 2017.

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