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Reference: 69460

Date Added: 18 January 2019
Closing Date: 11 February 2019

Job Title: Justice Officer / Policy Officer / Community Engagement

Working For: Equality Network

Location: Edinburgh

Salary: P/T - £12,568 pa and F/T - £25,136 pa

Job Details

We’re currently advertising three new posts in the Scottish Trans Alliance staff team – one full time and two part time. 

F/T role - STA Community Engagement Officer will support the development and delivery of the Scottish Trans Alliance project to improve gender identity and gender reassignment equality, rights and inclusion in Scotland. This will involve informing, equipping and supporting transgender people to engage with equality organisations, government policy makers and other employers and service providers.

P/T role - STA Policy Officer will support the development and delivery of the Scottish Trans Alliance project to improve gender identity and gender reassignment equality, rights and inclusion in Scotland. This will involve developing policy and good practice guidance with various service providers and employers, and campaigning to improve trans equality, rights and inclusion in Scotland.

P/T Role - STA Justice Policy Officer will support the development and delivery of the Scottish Trans Alliance project to improve gender identity and gender reassignment equality, rights and inclusion in Scotland. This will involve developing policy and good practice guidance relating to the justice sector and informing, equipping and supporting transgender people, equality organisations, government policy makers and justice sector agencies to engage together.

The Equality Network was founded in 1997 and is a leading Scottish lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and intersex (LGBTI) rights charity. We work to change the law, policy and society of Scotland to deliver full equality for all LGBTI people.

Our work includes national policy development and influence, community development and engagement, research and consultancy, information and training on LGBTI equality, and we also have specific work focussed on trans equality, intersex equality, and intersectional equality including for minority ethnic and disabled LGBTI people. @LGBTIScotland on twitter

The Scottish Trans Alliance (STA) is part of the Equality Network. It is a national project which began in 2007 and delivers gender identity and gender reassignment equality policy development and advice, community development and engagement, research, information and training. @ScottishTrans on twitter

Closing Date: 11 February 2019

Interview/Start Dates

Interviews will be in Edinburgh during the week starting 4th March 2019.

Application Details

www.equality-network.org/vacancies

We are an equality organisation, and we welcome applications from all communities, and in particular from trans women, non-binary people and minority ethnic people, who are currently under-represented in our staff team. Disabled people who meet the essential requirements of the person specification will be guaranteed an interview.

If you run into any problems with the downloads or have any questions, please contact Lynne Davies at lynne@equality-network.org or on 0131 467 6039.

Website: http://www.equality-network.org

Additional Notes