Project Advisors x 2

  • Full time
  • £28,000
  • Hybrid: Hybrid working between SCLD’s Glasgow Office, Homeworking and other SCLD project bases in Scotland
  • Closing 22nd July 2024

  • Advertised from 25th June 2024
  • Monday to Friday, 35 hours per week. Permanent.


Due to a significant period of change and growth for the charity, we’re looking to fill new posts.

The Project Advisor will work across SCLD’s projects and operational activity to create opportunities for co-production, meaningful engagement, and participation to ensure that people with learning disabilities are central to SCLD’s work.

The post holder will deliver co-production, participation, and engagement work with people with learning disabilities to ensure SCLD’s co-production and engagement work continues to be sector leading.

The post holder will be expected to meet the accessibility requirements for all group participants. This may be creating Easy Read information, video or audio files etc.

The post holder must have effective communication and organisation skills and experience of supporting people with learning disabilities to contribute individually and in group settings

About SCLD:

The Scottish Commission for People with Learning Disabilities (SCLD) vision is of a fairer Scotland where people with learning disabilities live full, safe, loving, and equal lives.

SCLD is a human rights defender organisation and aims to make a significant contribution to systems and culture change across Scotland to ensure people with learning disabilities are empowered to live the life they choose.

People with learning disabilities drive the charity’s work and are at the heart of all design and delivery.

Our key aims:

  1. People with learning disabilities champion and defend their own and other people's human rights and lead the work to improve policy, practice, and legislation.
  2. People with learning disabilities are confident about what they can achieve and use their voices to lead, participate and influence change.
  3. Practitioners and service providers learn from shared experiences, resulting in improved practice and services informed by human rights standards, data, and evidence.

Application notes

Valuing diversity and promoting equal opportunities is at the heart of SCLD’s vision, mission, and values. SCLD encourages and welcomes applications from individuals of all backgrounds, including those with lived experiences that reflect the communities SCLD serves.

SCLD is committed to creating an inclusive working environment where everyone feels free to be themselves and where equity of opportunity is a fundamental principle.

SCLD is a Disability Confident employer, it actively supports and promotes the inclusion of people with disabilities.

To apply for this role, return the completed application form and equal opportunities form to by Monday 22 July 2024 at 5pm.

If you would like to arrange an informal chat about the role please email

To find out more about SCLD please visit our website The Scottish Commission for People with Learning Disabilities - SCLD