Policy Officer CCPS / CJVSF

CCPS Coalition of Care and Support Providers in Scotland

Policy Officer CCPS / CJVSF

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CCPS Coalition of Care and Support Providers in Scotland, Lochend, City of Edinburgh

  • Full time
  • Permanent
  • Onsite working

, 7 Jul | Get your application in now before you're too late!

Closing date: Closing date not specified

job Ref: 5de86cdeec2c4fe292e2affdeb31c9ca

Full Job Description

About us The Criminal Justice Voluntary Sector Forum (CJVSF) is a collaboration of voluntary sector organisations working in criminal justice in Scotland. As a national intermediary organisation, CJVSF supports the engagement of third sector justice organisations in national policy discussions and practice developments. CCPS is the voice of not-for-profit social care and support providers in Scotland. We are a membership organisation and our staff work collaboratively with not-for-profit providers who deliver care and support across all age ranges. About the role Are you a committed and enthusiastic person interested in working with us to deliver on our vision for the justice and social care and support sectors in Scotland? We re looking for a Policy Officer to support delivery of priority policy work across both CJVSF and CCPS. Drawing on professional policy experience, you ll be ready to respond to national policy proposals, keep members of both organisations informed of developments, take forward new ideas and support our wider work to influence positive reform for people in the justice and social care and support sectors. Effective representation of CJVSF and CCPS members views, and engagement with wider staff and key external stakeholders, will be a central part of the job. The ideal candidate will have strong social policy skills and experience, a commitment to collaboration, and a creative focus on finding solutions in a complex landscape. You do not need to be a subject specialist, but knowledge of policy areas relevant to justice and / or social care and support in Scotland will be an advantage. You will have a curious mind and a willingness to learn. The right candidate will join a talented staff team dedicated to amplifying the voices of CJVSF and CCPS members and influencing positive change on their behalf. You ll be committed to upholding and demonstrating the values of CCPS in all the work you do. We ll be committed to developing you and your career. Read the Job Description Read our Priorities and Values Read our Fair Work statement, None specified

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Coalition of Care and Support Providers in Scotland

6% employer pension contribution and 36 days leave (inc. bank holidays)