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NHS Scotland Global Citizenship Policy Officer (B1)

Job summary

Salary
£25367 - £28341
Location
Edinburgh
Hours
Around 37.00 per week
Closing Date
19 December 2019 at midnight
Reference
IRC77947E
Employment Type
Permanent Employee

 


We are currently seeking applications for a NHS Scotland Global Citizenship Policy Officer within the Directorate for Health Workforce, Leadership and Service Reform based in Edinburgh. This is a permanent and pensionable appointment and new entrants will normally start on the minimum of the pay range. Candidates with a disability who meet the essential criteria below will be invited to the assessments.

International development is a key part of Scotland’s global contribution. For many years members of staff from across all staff groups in NHS Scotland have made significant personal and professional contribution to global health work in low and middle income countries. The Scottish Global Health Co-ordination Unit was established last year with the primary role of supporting and valuing the contribution of NHS staff who participate in global health work in low and middle income countries.

Qualifications Required
For jobs in Band B & C you must hold a minimum of 3 Highers or equivalent.
Other qualifications equivalent to these may also be acceptable, if you are in any doubt please contact to discuss.
Please note: If you fail to demonstrate how you meet the minimum qualifications as stated above, your application will be automatically sifted out.

Essential Criteria
1. Good verbal and written communication skills with the ability to present your views persuasively and confidently.
2. Knowledge of international development in low and middle income countries.
3. Knowledge of global citizenship in NHS Scotland.
4. Knowledge of project and programme management approaches.

Further Information
For further information on this vacancy please download and review the “Person Specification and Further Information for Job Applicants” which you will find below. To apply, you must fully complete and submit an online application via this website before the closing date. To learn more about this opportunity, please contact Kerry Chalmers on 0131 244 3434 or Kerry.Chalmers@gov.scot.

If you experience any difficulties accessing our website or completing the online application form, please contact Recruitment@gov.scot.

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