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Programme Officer - Equally Safe at Work (NHS & third sector)

We’re looking for an enthusiastic person to work on the expansion of Equally Safe at Work, Close the Gap’s employer accreditation programme, in NHS boards, and the third sector. Committed to women’s labour market equality, you’ll be working within our small, busy team to influence improved gender-sensitive employment practice, and supporting employers to gain accreditation. You’ll also be designing shared learning opportunities, developing materials, writing reports, delivering events and building relationships with stakeholders.


To deliver the expansion of the Equally Safe at Work employer accreditation programme in NHS boards and the third sector, building on the success of the pilot in local government. Equally Safe at Work enables employers to develop improved gender-sensitive employment practice to advance gender equality at work and prevent violence against women.

Hours: 34 hours per week
Salary: £29,646
Pension: 10% employer contribution
Location: 166 Buchanan Street, Glasgow, G1 2LW

Close the Gap is operating a hybrid working model, with the option to work from the Buchanan Street office or from desk space in Edinburgh.

Responsible to: Programme Manager

The post is fixed term, funded until 30 September 2023 with a potential extension, depending on funding.

Close the Gap values diversity in our workforce, and encourage applications from all sectors of the community. Flexible working options are available for this role.

Read the job description, person specification and other information here.


Application notes

Electronic applications must be submitted using our online application form which you can find on our website at If you are unable to use an online application process please contact us at

The deadline for applications is 11 September 2022.

You will be notified by 29 September 2022 if you have been selected for interview.

It is anticipated that the interviews will take place remotely during the week commencing 10 October 2022.

Close the Gap (SCIO) (known as Close the Gap) is a Scottish charity, no SC046842.

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