Information Officer
Community Engagement – West Region

Job reference: 070092

Location: Community Engagement – West Region

Job closing date: 06/10/2021

Job posted date: 22/09/2021

Salary: Band 6 (£33,072 - £40,736)

Employment type: Fixed-term or Secondment

Job Type: Administrative Services

Hours of work: 37.5

Department: SHC National Office

Employer (NHS Board) : Healthcare Improvement Scotland

Information Officer (Ref: 070092)

Secondment/Fixed term until 31 March 2022

Full Time (37.5 hours/week)

£33,072 - £40,736 (Band 6)

Remote working will apply for the foreseeable future.

We have an exciting opportunity for a proactive and positive individual to join Healthcare Improvement Scotland's Community Engagement directorate.

We are looking for an Information Officer who will be responsible for maintaining and developing a wide range of national information resources and systems which support the work of the directorate, and providing training and support to staff.

Possessing detailed knowledge of information governance legislation, especially data protection and freedom of information, you will provide expert advice to colleagues and senior managers and ensure compliance with information governance and records management requirements.

You will also work closely with the Communications team to manage the directorate's website and social media channels on a day-to-day basis, so that engaging and consistent messaging is considered and delivered.

Applicants should have exemplary written and verbal communication skills, with a high level of knowledge of MS Office and web-editing software. You will be able to plan and prioritise your own work proactively and effectively, and to work under pressure. The ability to build relationships and motivate people within working groups is a key part of the role.

If you require any further information or would like an informal chat about the post please contact: To find out more about our work please visit:

Closing date: 6 October 2021 at midnight.

It is anticipated that interviews will be held virtually via MS Teams on 22 October.


The closing date for this job has now passed.