ABOUT THE JOB
The purpose of this role is to provide strategic support to the Communications and Engagement Specialist to meet agreed aims, objectives, and priorities for Forensic Services SPA.
To support the development and co-ordination of internal and external communications to help maintain and promote the reputation of the Forensic Services SPA.
To develop and take the lead on agreed strategies to provide comprehensive communications and engagement services to Forensic Services SPA staff, and other key stakeholders including Police Scotland, COPFS, PIRC, the Scottish Government as well other stakeholders and business partners.
To support the evaluation and detailed analysis of communications and relationship activities to assess impact and effect.
You will be educated to Degree level of equivalent qualification in a specific discipline OR in the absence of formal qualifications, relevant communications working experience is require to support familiarisation and on the job training for the role.
You will have worked in a communications and/or engagement role.
You will also have experience in writing and drafting documents.
This full time post is permanent and is subject to standard recruitment vetting
You will work 35 hours per week, Monday-Friday, 9am-5pm.
Please note – hybrid working can be offered for this role.
The following competencies at level 2 will be used for the selection process:
We are emotionally aware
We take ownership
We are collaborative
We deliver, support and inspire
We analyse critically
We are innovative and open minded
– Competitive salary and guaranteed allowances
– Annual salary increments
– Local Government Pension Scheme
– 28 days annual leave and 6 public holidays on appointment
– Wide range of family friendly policies
– Employee Assistance Programme
– Access to range of staff associations
– Scottish Police Recreation Association
– Scottish Police Credit Union
– Cycle to Work Scheme
The Scottish Police Authority / Police Scotland is committed to positive action in the recruitment and selection of people with disabilities. We guarantee an interview to any applicant who has a disability, as defined under the Equality Act 2010, and who meets the essential criteria for the post. Please regard this as an opportunity to let us help you. Tell us of any aspects which could present difficulties and any suggestions for overcoming these.
RESIDENCY AND ELIGIBILITY TO WORK IN THE UK
Applicants must be a British citizen, a member of the EU or other states in the EEA, a Commonwealth citizen or a foreign national free of restrictions. You should also have been resident in the UK for a minimum of three years immediately prior to application.
Please visit the Police Scotland Career Site for Job Reference Number – 1065