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Flexible , DD1 4NY
£27,867 - £30,165 per year
Contract Type:
Position Type:
Full Time
35 hours per week
Work From Home:

This position has expired.

Location:            Any Care Inspectorate office (we are currently home working)

Hours:                 35 hours per week

Salary:                £27,867- £30,165

Contract:            12 months (maternity cover)


About us

The Care Inspectorate is a scrutiny body that supports improvement in care. Our vision is the people across Scotland receive high-quality care that meets their needs, rights and choices. We are a national organisation, employing in excess of 600 staff working across our network of offices.

About the role

We are looking for a digital engagement officer to join our busy communications team. This is a complex, creative and demanding role, focused on solutions and serving our stakeholders. You will work closely with your colleagues to raise the Care Inspectorate’s profile and engage and communicate with our stakeholders.

Your digital skills and experience will enable you to run our social media channels, our e-newsletters service and update our websites. The creativity and positive energy you bring will help us innovate and improve. You will understand the importance of reputation and profile, and high-quality, on-time communications.  You will be highly organised and meticulous, with a sharp eye for detail. You will have excellent writing skills and understand the importance of getting tone and language just right. You will know how to make digital comms visually appealing, using imagery that helps tell stories. You will be flexible and fast, providing rapid response as and when needed. 

You will:

·       update our main website and secondary microsites

·       operate our social media channels, formulating and scheduling posts

·       operate our e-newsletters service, producing and issuing e-newsletters and managing subscribers

·       use analytics to measure and report on our digital performance 

·       support production and issuing of mass emails, surveys and consultations

·       manage our team mailbox

·       support our online events

·       provide general support to a broad range of communications activities.

To apply

If you would like to find out more and have a chat about this post, please call communications lead Jenny Copland on 07766 992661 or email

If you believe that your expertise and motivation make you suitable for this post, please download and complete an application form from our website and return by email to by no later than 8am on Monday 6 December 2021.

It is anticipated that interviews will take place during week commencing 13 December 2021.