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The Chartered Institute of Housing is the independent voice for housing and the home of professional standards

Policy and practice officer (maternity cover)




Edinburgh (with occasional travel)


The Chartered Institute of Housing is the independent voice for housing and the home of professional standards. Our  mission is to support housing professionals to create a future in which everyone has a place to call home

We are looking for a (maternity cover) Policy and Practice Officer to support the development of evidence based policy and excellent practice on behalf of CIH in Scotland. This will post holder will be expected to undertake policy and practice research, write copy for our website, liaise with the media, support communication and engagement with our members and work closely with the board and staff team.

We are looking for someone with experience and understanding of the housing sector and secondments would be considered.

In the first instance, this appointment will be for 6 months with a possible extension.

The post will be based in Edinburgh, but you will be expected to occasionally travel throughout Scotland and the wider UK. Full details of the post and the terms and conditions are available below. Alternatively, you can e-mail us or call us on the details shown below for an informal discussion about the role.

Closing date


How to apply

To apply, please send your CV and covering letter to  

Closing date: 5 pm on Friday 23rd August 2019. Interviews will be held at 23 Lauriston Street, Edinburgh on Wednesday 4th September 2019.

Contact information: Ashley Campbell, Policy and Practice Manager


Tel: 0131 225 4544


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