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

Job title:  Green Health Programme Manager (Lothians)

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.

Download the Recruitment Pack

Download the Application Form

Download the Equal Opportunities Monitoring Form

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