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Policy and Engagement Officer

  • Full time
  • £31,500
  • Edinburgh office base, with potential for hybrid working
  • Closing 4th December 2023

  • Advertised from 17th November 2023
  • 37.5 hours a week. Contract: Permanent (note that currently funding for the role is secured until 31 March 2025)
  • 40 days (including public holidays)


Can you help us achieve our vision: ‘a Scotland where all parents and families are valued and supported to give children the best possible start in life’?

This is an exciting opportunity to join a small yet powerful charity dedicated to influencing policy and practice for parents, children, and families.

Parenting across Scotland (PAS) is seeking to employ a skilled Policy and Engagement Officer to support our work and ensure what we do has an impact.

PAS is an important influencer in supporting and improving the lives of children and families. A small organisation, our reach is considerable because of our members and partnerships with other organisations in the third and public sectors that are working with and for parents. Since forming in 2004, we have had considerable success in promoting the voices of parents and caregivers in order to shape national policy.

The Policy and Engagement Officer will work with members, the Board of Trustees and other stakeholders to share the voices and experiences of parents and those in a parenting role. You will work closely with the Chief Executive and Board of Trustees to meet PAS’ strategic aims and objectives. Together you will ensure that as an organisation PAS is run effectively and efficiently.

Application notes

If you have great organisational, analytical and communication skills. a commitment to PAS’ vision and think this role may be for you, please see our website for a copy of the job description and details of how to apply. Closing date for applications is Monday 4th December 2023 at 9am.