Connecting Carers
Connecting Carers

Charity registered in Scotland SC020501

Highland Community Care Forum is the leading voluntary organisation in the Highlands representing the voices of carers. HCCF works at community, regional and national level to make sure that the issues that really matter to carers are heard. We use this information to influence policy direction and practice. HCCF works with partners in the statutory and voluntary sectors to change practices in ways that deliver better outcomes for carers.

Current vacancies

Research and Engagement Officer

  • Part time
  • £28,355 pro-rata
  • Remote: Highland homebased with travel
  • Closing 4th August 2024

• Are you an enthusiastic and ambitious self-starter?

• Do you have an appetite for and previous research experience?

• Are you passionate about supporting members of your local community to live well and improve access to support services ?

• Do you have an understanding of managing long-term conditions?

• Do you have Knowledge of Self-Directed Support (Scotland) Act 2013?

If yes...then our exciting new Research and Engagement Officer role could be the right opportunity for you!

Funded by Alliance Scotland, the Research and Engagement Officer will play a key role in supporting the Business Development Officer in the planning and delivery of a sustained, effective programme of policy work and engagement with Carers, Young Carers and other external stakeholders. This post will place an emphasis on consultation, lived experience of those with a long-term condition and the rights of Carers and Young Carers in Highland.

If you have any informal questions about the role, please contact Mary our Head of Operations & Development on 0742 369 2556 or