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Evidence and Influencing Co-ordinator

The Life Changes Trust wishes to appoint an Evidence and Influencing Co-ordinator.  The post-holder will work within the People Affected by Dementia Programme team.  For more information about the Trust’s dementia programme please see

Job Purpose

The successful candidate will be able to draw on evidence from work funded by the Life Changes Trust, and from elsewhere, to build and promote throughout Scotland a robust, evidence-based and practical case for an integrated and holistic approach to dementia. The role will focus on improvements that can be made at a local level in order to make a fundamental difference to the lives of people living with dementia, their carers and families.  The Co-ordinator will work closely with the Programme Director, as well as with other Trust staff, awardees, people living with dementia, unpaid carers and other stakeholders. 


  • Knowledge and understanding of dementia policy and practice in Scotland, and a willingness to deepen that learning.
  • A good working knowledge of local and central government structures and decision-making processes.
  • A positive track record of working effectively with diverse stakeholders including people affected by dementia, policy makers, practitioners and researchers.
  • An ability to manage knowledge and evidence efficiently and effectively.

The ideal candidate would have a positive track record of influencing significant change at a strategic level.

For more information, please see the Job Description


To apply, please complete the application form, which can be downloaded here and send it with a covering letter, clearly explaining why you are suitable for the post, how you meet the requirements of the job description, and why the role is of interest to you to:

Applications without a covering letter will not be accepted. 

CLOSING DATE:  27th September       INTERVIEWS: 13th October