Green Health Programme Manager (Lothians)

greenspace scotland

£26,000 - £30,000 pa

Paid • Full Time • Fixed Term Contract 01786 849757 Julie Procter

Sectors: sustainability

Closing date: Monday, 29th July 2019  

greenspace scotland worked with NHS Lothian, Edinburgh & Lothians Health Foundation and a wide range of partners and stakeholders to develop the Greenspace and Health Strategic Framework for Edinburgh & Lothians. This was published on 28 June 2019 and we believe it is the first Scottish health board-led Green Health Strategy.

We are now looking to recruit a Green Health Programme Manager to lead, coordinate and support delivery of the Strategy. This is an exciting and ground-breaking opportunity to realise the Vision and ambition of the Strategy: ‘Longer lives, better lived through our GreenSpace: Lothian’s natural health service’. 

The Green Health Strategy, action plan and other supporting documents can be accessed here.

Location: Edinburgh
Salary: £26,000 - £30,000
Fixed term appointment for two years (with possibility of extension)

The ideal candidate will have a strong track record of delivery in health, greenspace and/or community development settings. You will be a strong team player, with excellent interpersonal skills, and extensive experience of managing and coordinating partnership projects.

The postholder will be employed by greenspace scotland and co-managed by the Edinburgh & Lothians Health Foundation. The post is based with the Edinburgh & Lothians Health Foundation at the NHS Lothian offices at Waverley Gate, Edinburgh. This is a two-year fixed term appointment, with the potential for extension.

The closing date for applications is 10am on Monday 29 July

To apply and for more info, download the job pack:

The Greenspace and Health Strategic Framework is funded by the Edinburgh and Lothians Health Foundation, with grant support from the Green Exercise Partnership.

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