Job title: Communications Coordinator

Salary: £38,553 to £42,597 (Pro Rata)

Hours: 28 hours per week (Flexible, pattern of work can be discussed)

Location: Flexible - Any Care Inspectorate office

Contract: Temporary for 6mths (possible further 6mth extension)

About us

We are the independent scrutiny and improvement support body for social care and social work services in Scotland. We provide assurance for people who experience care services, their families, carers and the wider public, as well as supporting delivery partners to improve the quality of care for people in Scotland. Our vision is for world-class social care and social work in Scotland, where everyone in every community experiences high-quality care, support and learning, tailored to their rights, needs and wishes.

We inspect individual care services, and we also work with other scrutiny bodies to inspect the social care and social work services people are experiencing in their local areas.

Our desire is to achieve an effective and balanced way of working, that enables us to meet organisational needs and achieve a work-life balance that promotes wellbeing and collaboration opportunities. We are moving towards an expectation that all staff will work collaboratively, within and across teams, in person, for approximately 40% of their working week.

About the role

We are offering an excellent temporary opportunity for an energetic and creative communications coordinator to join our communications team at the Care Inspectorate. You will be a key member of our team, providing a wide range of skills, experience, knowledge, and advice to support the communications activity for a diverse range of projects.

About you

You will be Educated to degree level or equivalent, you will have a successful record of accomplishment in communications with extensive experience of delivering a wide range of creative solutions across the broad spectrum of communication channels.

You will be highly motivated and enthusiastic with excellent interpersonal skills along with the ability to react to changing priorities and conflicting demands while building effective working relationships.

Next steps

You’ll find more information in the job profile and person specification.

If you would like more information or an informal chat about the role please contact Lisa Rooke (Head of Corporate Policy & Communication) at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Please include a contact telephone number and times that would be best to reach you in your email.

If you believe that you are a suitable candidate for this post, please download and complete an application form and equal opportunities form and submit it by email to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. by 08:00 on Monday 29 April 2024.

Assessment and interviews are expected to be in person at our Dundee ofice after 8 May 2024.