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Digital Assistant

  • Full time
  • £21,963 – £24,835
  • Edinburgh
  • Closing 22nd June 2022

  • Advertised from 20th May 2022


The Queen’s Nursing Institute Scotland (QNIS) is a small charity making a big difference. QNIS supports, develops and inspires Scotland’s community nurses and midwives to be agents for health improvement and catalysts for social change. We help them develop their expertise to drive positive action to build a healthier, kinder, fairer, greener Scotland.

About the role

We are looking for a great communicator, well versed in digital media, to support the work of the charity. This will be a wide-ranging role that will see you involved in a variety of activities, from updating our website, maintaining our social media presence and developing our brand, to being the first point of contact for everyone contacting QNIS. Being a small team, we need someone who enjoys rolling up their sleeves up and pitching in, scanning documents, packing boxes, or running to the shops when required.

The post is 37.5 hours a week, 9am – 5pm Monday to Friday with a 30-minute lunch. The post is based mainly in our office in central Edinburgh, with some scope for flexible working from home. We are offering a salary of £21,963 - £24,835 depending on experience.

For more information about the role and the organisation, please download the Excellence Profile and visit the QNIS website.

About you

With an aptitude for digital media, you will have excellent writing skills, as well as be highly organised. You will be able to demonstrate highly proficient IT skills and an ability to cope with several tasks at once and constant interruptions. Crucial to success in the role is a high level of self-awareness, and the ability to communicate patiently, cheerfully and tactfully with everyone. This is an excellent opportunity to develop transferable skills within a small team whilst expanding your creative portfolio in digital communications. We work on Microsoft365 using the full suite of MSOffice programmes, the website is on WordPress. Familiarity with Adobe Creative Cloud applications desirable, though not essential.

For more information about the role and the organisation, please download the Excellence Profile below or visit the QNIS website.

Application notes

To apply, please send a CV and Covering Letter explaining how your experience matches the Excellence Profile to

For an informal discussion about the role, please email, and we will arrange a time to call you.

Closing date for completed applications: 10am, Tuesday 22nd June

Date for interviews to be held: Wednesday 19th July

QNIS is an employer that values the diversity of its workforce and welcomes applications from all sections of the community.

A Scottish Charitable Incorporated Organisation, Charity Number SC005751