Health and Social Care Alliance Scotland
Health and Social Care Alliance Scotland

Charity registered in Scotland SC037475

The Health and Social Care Alliance Scotland (The ALLIANCE) is an independent Scottish Charity funded by a grant from the Scottish Government.  Our vision is for a Scotland where people of all ages who are disabled or living with long term conditions, and unpaid carers, have a strong voice and enjoy their right to live well, as equal and active citizens, free from discrimination, with support and services that put them at the centre.

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Service Designer

  • Full time
  • £33,173 – £36,011
  • Glasgow
  • Closing 16th February 2024

The ALLIANCE is excited to be recruiting a new Service Designer to join the ALISS (A Local Information Service for Scotland) team. We are looking for a motivated and creative individual to join our small but dynamic team. In this role, you will have the opportunity to contribute to the development of user-focused service experiences, collaborating closely with cross-functional teams. This position is ideal for a recent graduate or someone with a passion for service design and a willingness to engage in user research activities.

The Service Designer will undertake service design activity across all aspects of the ALISS programme.

The successful candidate for this role would be expected to have:

  • Relevant qualification or experience in Service Design.
  • Strong passion for user-centred design principles and methodologies.
  • Knowledge and experience of prototyping tools and techniques.
  • Eagerness to engage in user research activities, with a basic understanding of research methodologies.
  • Understanding of service design within digital and physical environments.
  • A creative mindset with a focus on problem-solving.
  • Strong analytical skills and a keen eye for detail.
  • Excellent communication skills to effectively articulate design concepts and decisions to those implementing solutions (e.g. ALISS developers) and people with low digital skills.
  • Ability to work collaboratively in a small team, demonstrating flexibility and adaptability.

Previous applicants for Human Centered Design Lead need not apply.

As an ALLIANCE employee you will benefit from:

  • 210 hours annual leave (equivalent of 30 days)
  • 13 days public holiday that can be taken flexibly
  • Additional leave between Christmas and New Year
  • Contributory pension scheme
  • Open to flexible working (formal and informal)
  • Hybrid working – opportunity to work from home for part of the week
  • Enhanced maternity and paternity pay
  • Enhanced sick pay
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • Learning and development opportunities
  • Corporate rates for gym membership
  • Time of in lieu
  • Cycle Scheme
  • Carer Positive Employer

The ALLIANCE is a healthy working lives employer and encourages a healthy work life balance and is happy to talk flexible working.

The ALLIANCE recognises that in real life, great people don’t always ‘tick all the boxes’. Even if you don’t meet every point on the job description, if this role and our organisation feels like a good fit for you, we still want to hear from you.

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Digital Hub Assistant

  • Full time
  • £20,774 – £22,484
  • Glasgow
  • Closing 19th February 2024

The ALLIANCE is excited to be recruiting a new Digital Hub Assistant to join the ALISS (A Local Information Service for Scotland) team.

The Digital Hub Assistant will support the day-to-day operations of the ALLIANCE Digital Hub which incorporates the ALISS – A Local Information for Scotland and Digital Health and Social care Programmes.

The successful candidate for this role would be expected to have:

  • Proven experience in providing programme-specific administrative support.
  • Proficient in using office software (Microsoft Office suite) and digital communication tools.
  • Familiarity with digital tools and platforms, including content management systems and social media.
  • Demonstrated ability to work collaboratively in a team environment.
  • Strong written and oral communication skills.
  • Ability to travel around Scotland with occasional need for overnight stays away from home.
  • Proactive with the ability to prioritise workload and manage time effectively.
  • An understanding and commitment to equal opportunities, non-discrimination, and accessibility.

As an ALLIANCE employee you will benefit from:

  • 210 hours annual leave (equivalent of 30 days)
  • 13 days public holiday that can be taken flexibly
  • Additional leave between Christmas and New Year
  • Contributory pension scheme
  • Open to flexible working (formal and informal)
  • Hybrid working – opportunity to work from home for part of the week
  • Enhanced maternity and paternity pay
  • Enhanced sick pay
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • Learning and development opportunities
  • Corporate rates for gym membership
  • Time of in lieu
  • Cycle Scheme
  • Carer Positive Employer

The ALLIANCE is a healthy working lives employer and encourages a healthy work life balance and is happy to talk flexible working.

The ALLIANCE recognises that in real life, great people don’t always ‘tick all the boxes’. Even if you don’t meet every point on the job description, if this role and our

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Community Links Practitioner

  • Full time
  • £26,170 – £32,517
  • Glasgow
  • Closing 5th February 2024

The ALLIANCE is excited to be recruiting for new members of our Community Links Practitioner team. We are looking for full time and part time Community Links Practitioners that will be based in GP practices in Glasgow.

You will provide a person-centred service that is responsive to the needs and interests of a GP practice population. You will support people to identify issues that affect their ability to live well. The post-holder will work collaboratively with individuals to support them through decision making processes and help them decide upon the issues that they would like to address; helping them overcome any barriers to addressing these.

Using service improvement methodology, the Community Links Practitioner will support the existing primary care team to adopt a links approach. They will support existing staff in becoming skilled in identifying local services and matching them to the needs of individual people. Typical examples include social or lunch clubs, self-help groups, befriending organisations, hobby clubs (such as gardening clubs) and employment or voluntary-work agencies.

The Community Links Practitioner will identify community resources and facilitate relationships between these resources and the practice for the benefit of the patient. They will also build relationships and processes with statutory organisations, health services and voluntary organisations such as the Citizens Advice Bureau, Money Advice Service, NHS services and charities.

The aim of the Links Practitioner Programme is to support people to live well through strengthening connections between community resources and primary care in deprived areas in Scotland.

As an ALLIANCE employee you will benefit from:

  • 210 hours annual leave (equivalent of 30 days)
  • 13 days public holiday that can be taken flexibly.
  • Additional leave between Christmas and New Year
  • Open to flexible working (formal and informal)
  • Hybrid working – opportunity to work from home for part of the week
  • Enhanced maternity and sick pay
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • Learning and development opportunities
  • Corporate rates for gym membership
  • Time of in lieu
  • Cycle Scheme
  • Carer Positive Employer

The ALLIANCE is a healthy working lives employer and encourages a healthy work life balance and is happy to talk flexible working.

PVG Scheme membership is required for this post.

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Finance Officer

  • Full time
  • £26,170 – £32,517
  • Glasgow
  • Closing 30th January 2024

The ALLIANCE has an exciting opportunity for a Finance Officer to join our team and play a significant role in a value-focused organisation. This is a key post at the ALLIANCE with the successful candidate having responsibility and accountability for supporting the management team with financial record keeping.

We are looking for someone who can work in a fast paced organisation and who has:

  • Numeracy skills
  • An accountancy qualification or relevant experience of working in finance
  • Good understanding of financial procedures and controls
  • Ability to input large volumes of data
  • Excellent communication skills
  • IT skills in accounting software word processing, spreadsheets, databases and the MS Office suite
  • Good understanding of data protection and privacy
  • Accuracy, attention to detail and ability to maintain confidentiality
  • Work effectively without constant supervision
  • Ability to work as part of an effective team
  • Ability to manage multiple conflicting priorities without loss of competency
  • Highly motivated, energetic and willing to learn
  • Demonstrate independent judgement and initiative
  • Ability to work in a fast pace environment
  • “Can do” attitude and flexible approach

As an ALLIANCE employee you will benefit from:

  • 210 hours annual leave (equivalent of 30 days)
  • 13 days public holiday that can be taken flexibly
  • Additional leave between Christmas and New Year
  • Enhanced contributory pension scheme
  • Open to flexible working (formal and informal)
  • Hybrid working – opportunity to work from home for part of the week
  • Enhanced maternity and paternity pay
  • Enhanced sick pay
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • Learning and development opportunities
  • Corporate rates for gym membership
  • Time off in lieu
  • Cycle Scheme
  • Carer Positive Employer

The ALLIANCE is a healthy working lives employer and encourages a healthy work life balance and is happy to talk flexible working.

The ALLIANCE recognises that in real life, great people don’t always ‘tick all the boxes’. Even if you don’t meet every point on the job description, if this role and our organisation feels like a good fit for you, we still want to hear from you.

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Impact and Evaluation Manager

  • Part time
  • £37,147 – £40,070 pro-rata
  • Glasgow
  • Closing 15th January 2024

In 2023, the ALLIANCE adopted a new, five-year strategic plan. We now want to strengthen the way we effectively evaluate and report on the impact of our activity to share learning, influence decision-makers, and strengthen reporting.

To achieve this we are seeking a dynamic and creative Impact and Evaluation Manager to undertake and support impact planning at individual, programme and organisation level, providing practicable support to enable and evaluate impact and help embed a culture of evaluation impact and knowledge exchange.

You will have previous experience of developing and supporting research impact and knowledge exchange activity, and of reporting on research activity. You will have strong organisational, analytical and communication skills, and an ability to work effectively with a range of stakeholders internally and externally.

As an ALLIANCE employee you will benefit from:

  • 210 hours annual leave (equivalent of 30 days) (pro rata)
  • 13 days public holiday that can be taken flexibly (pro rata)
  • Additional leave between Christmas and New Year
  • Contributory pension scheme
  • Open to flexible working (formal and informal)
  • Hybrid working – opportunity to work from home for part of the week
  • Enhanced maternity and paternity pay
  • Enhanced sick pay
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • Learning and development opportunities
  • Corporate rates for gym membership
  • Time off in lieu
  • Cycle Scheme
  • Carer Positive Employer

We are a healthy working lives employer and encourage a healthy work life balance and we’re happy to talk flexible working.

The ALLIANCE recognises that in real life, great people don’t always ‘tick all the boxes’. Even if you don’t meet every point on the job description, if this role and our organisation feels like a good fit for you, we still want to hear from you.

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Administrative Officer (Maternity Leave Cover)

  • Full time
  • £26,170 – £32,517
  • Glasgow
  • Closing 3rd January 2024

We are excited to be recruiting an Administrative Officer to work within our Corporate Services team. This is a key post and will involve the successful candidate being deployed to teams to efficiently support the administrative and governance requirements of their programmes enabling them to focus on the programme outcomes, as well as supporting all other corporate services as necessary, including HR, data protection, IT and information security, finance, health and safety and facilities.

We are looking for someone with:

  • previous experience of working in a similar sized organisation
  • excellent communication and organisational skills
  • able to multi-task and deal with a range of incoming enquiries
  • proficient in IT packages such as MS Office 365.
  • Minute taking
  • able to form and maintain effective working relationships with colleagues, third parties and others
  • enthusiastic and self-motivated with a can do attitude.
  • able to streamline and improve operational processes.
  • Experience of Co-ordinating events/meetings including administration, promotion and attendance.
  • Supporting engagement of programmes including via membership, social media and producing newsletters.
  • Experience working with websites.

The ALLIANCE recognises that in real life, great people don’t always ‘tick all the boxes’. Even if you don’t meet every point on the job description, if this role and our organisation feels like a good fit for you, we still want to hear from you.

As an ALLIANCE employee you will benefit from:

  • 210 hours annual leave (equivalent of 30 days)
  • 13 days public holiday that can be taken flexibly.
  • additional leave between Christmas and New Year
  • contributory pension scheme
  • open to flexible working (formal and informal)
  • hybrid working – opportunity to work from home for part of the week
  • enhanced maternity and paternity pay
  • enhanced sick pay.
  • employee Assistance Programme
  • learning and development opportunities
  • corporate rates for gym membership
  • time off in lieu
  • cycle Scheme
  • Carer Positive Employer

We are a healthy working lives employer and encourage a healthy work life balance and is happy to talk flexible working.

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Human Centred Design Lead

  • Full time
  • £33,173 – £36,011
  • Glasgow
  • Closing 27th November 2023

The ALLIANCE is excited to be recruiting for a new Human Centred Design Lead to join the ALISS team.

The Human Centred Design Lead will undertake human centred design activity across all aspects of the ALISS programme – both technical and non-technical.

The successful candidate for this role would be expected to have:

  • Experience of working in an agile fashion, including an awareness of agile tools.
  • Excellent communication skills, including the ability to listen to the needs of technical stakeholders and ALISS users, and interpret them in a way that is clear for both audiences.
  • Knowledge of how to work collaboratively within a group, actively networking with others and varying feedback for the appropriate time to ensure the discussion sticks.
  • Responsive to changes in technology, adapting approach accordingly.
  • Ability to absorb large amounts of conflicting information and use it to produce simple designs.
  • Ability to identify constraints, challenge their validity, if necessary, communicate about these and work within them.
  • Can generate multiple solutions to a problem and test them.
  • Able to think strategically about their work.
  • Understanding of user research and ability to represent users internally.

As an ALLIANCE employee you will benefit from:

  • 210 hours annual leave (equivalent of 30 days)
  • 13 days public holiday that can be taken flexibly
  • Additional leave between Christmas and New Year
  • Contributory pension scheme
  • Open to flexible working (formal and informal)
  • Hybrid working – opportunity to work from home for part of the week
  • Enhanced maternity and paternity pay
  • Enhanced sick pay
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • Learning and development opportunities
  • Corporate rates for gym membership
  • Time off in lieu
  • Cycle Scheme
  • Carer Positive Employer

The ALLIANCE is a healthy working lives employer and encourages a healthy work life balance and is happy to talk flexible working.

The ALLIANCE recognises that in real life, great people don’t always ‘tick all the boxes’. Even if you don’t meet every point on the job description, if this role and our organisation feels like a good fit for you, we still want to hear from you.

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HR Officer

  • Full time
  • £26,170 – £32,517
  • Glasgow
  • Closing 5th December 2023

We are excited to be recruiting an HR Officer to work within our Corporate Services team. This is a key post in supporting the management and staff to be effective in their roles. The successful candidate will have responsibility and accountability for the full employee life cycle, and will be involved in all areas of the human resources function.

We are looking for someone with:

  • previous experience of working in a similar sized organisation
  • excellent communication and organisational skills
  • able to multi-task and deal with a range of incoming enquiries
  • proficient in IT packages such as MS Office 365, Breathe HR and understand their importance in providing accurate management information
  • able to form and maintain effective working relationships with colleagues, third parties and others
  • enthusiastic and self motivated with a can do attitude
  • able to streamline and improve operational processes.
  • Experience of full resourcing life cycle including onboarding and induction process

The ALLIANCE recognises that in real life, great people don’t always ‘tick all the boxes’. Even if you don’t meet every point on the job description, if this role and our organisation feels like a good fit for you, we still want to hear from you.

As an ALLIANCE employee you will benefit from:

  • 210 hours annual leave (equivalent of 30 days)
  • 13 days public holiday that can be taken flexibly
  • additional leave between Christmas and New Year
  • contributory pension scheme
  • open to flexible working (formal and informal)
  • hybrid working – opportunity to work from home for part of the week
  • enhanced maternity and paternity pay
  • enhanced sick pay
  • employee Assistance Programme
  • learning and development opportunities
  • corporate rates for gym membership
  • time off in lieu
  • cycle Scheme
  • Carer Positive Employer

The ALLIANCE is a healthy working lives employer and encourages a healthy work life balance and is happy to talk flexible working.

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ALISS Engagement and Communications Officer

  • Part time
  • £26,170 – £32,517 pro-rata
  • Glasgow
  • Closing 27th November 2023

The ALLIANCE is excited to be recruiting for a new ALISS Engagement and Communications Officer.

The ALISS Engagement and Communications Officer will actively engage a range of stakeholders, with a view to increase the usage of ALISS and support the continuous improvement of the system.

The successful candidate for this role would be expected to have:

  • Excellent communication skills
  • Ability to work with a variety of people and professionals
  • An understanding of asset based approaches and of the involvement of people with lived experience
  • Experience of developing resources and facilitating accessible training
  • Experience of developing materials for non-expert audiences
  • The ability to facilitate open, exploratory discussions at all levels
  • Experience of partnership working
  • Ability to work effectively as part of a team and on own initiative
  • IT skills in word processing, spreadsheets, email and the internet
  • Experience of developing and contributing to events

As an ALLIANCE employee you will benefit from:

  • 210 hours annual leave (equivalent of 30 days)
  • 13 days public holiday that can be taken flexibly
  • Additional leave between Christmas and New Year
  • Contributory pension scheme
  • Open to flexible working (formal and informal)
  • Hybrid working – opportunity to work from home for part of the week
  • Enhanced maternity and paternity pay
  • Enhanced sick pay
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • Learning and development opportunities
  • Corporate rates for gym membership
  • Time of in lieu
  • Cycle Scheme
  • Carer Positive Employer

The ALLIANCE is a healthy working lives employer and encourages a healthy work life balance and is happy to talk flexible working.

The ALLIANCE recognises that in real life, great people don’t always ‘tick all the boxes’. Even if you don’t meet every point on the job description, if this role and our organisation feels like a good fit for you, we still want to hear from you.

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Events and Communications Officer

  • Full time
  • £26,170 – £32,517
  • Glasgow
  • Closing 9th October 2023

The ALLIANCE is excited to be recruiting for a new Events and Communications Officer to join our team.

The Events and Communications Officer will create engaging communications and deliver high quality events (online and in-person). The post holder will raise awareness and maintain a high profile for ALLIANCE programmes and activities.

The successful candidate for this role would be expected to have:

• Experience of administering, developing and overseeing events

• Experience of monitoring and evaluating events

• Excellent interpersonal skills

• Excellent verbal and written communication skills

• Experience of engaging with people in interactive and creative ways

• Understanding and commitment to equal opportunities and non-discrimination

• Strong understanding of accessibility issues

• Ability to work effectively and innovatively as part of a team

• IT skills in word processing, email, internet and databases

• Social media proficiency, particularly Instagram, Twitter (X), LinkedIn and Facebook

As an ALLIANCE employee you will benefit from:

• 210 hours annual leave (equivalent of 30 days)

• 13 days public holiday that can be taken flexibly

• Additional leave between Christmas and New Year

• Contributory pension scheme

• Open to flexible working (formal and informal)

• Hybrid working – opportunity to work from home for part of the week

• Enhanced maternity and paternity pay

• Enhanced sick pay

• Employee Assistance Programme

• Learning and development opportunities

• Corporate rates for gym membership

• Time of in lieu

• Cycle Scheme

• Carer Positive Employer

The ALLIANCE is a healthy working lives employer and encourages a healthy work life balance and is happy to talk flexible working.

The ALLIANCE recognises that in real life, great people don’t always ‘tick all the boxes’. Even if you don’t meet every point on the job description, if this role and our organisation feels like a good fit for you, we still want to hear from you.

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ALISS Engagement Officer

  • Full time
  • £26,170 – £32,517
  • Glasgow
  • Closing 13th October 2023

The ALLIANCE is excited to be recruiting for a new ALISS Engagement Officer.

The ALISS Engagement Officer will actively engage a range of stakeholders, with a view to increase the usage of ALISS and support the continuous improvement of the system.

The successful candidate for this role would be expected to have:

• Excellent communication skills

• Ability to work with a variety of people and professionals

• An understanding of asset based approaches and of the involvement of people with lived experience

• Experience of developing resources and facilitating accessible training

• Experience of developing materials for non-expert audiences

• The ability to facilitate open, exploratory discussions at all levels

• Experience of partnership working

• Ability to work effectively as part of a team and on own initiative

• IT skills in word processing, spreadsheets, email and the internet

• Experience of developing and contributing to events

As an ALLIANCE employee you will benefit from:

• 210 hours annual leave (equivalent of 30 days)

• 13 days public holiday that can be taken flexibly

• Additional leave between Christmas and New Year

• Contributory pension scheme

• Open to flexible working (formal and informal)

• Hybrid working – opportunity to work from home for part of the week

• Enhanced maternity and paternity pay

• Enhanced sick pay

• Employee Assistance Programme

• Learning and development opportunities

• Corporate rates for gym membership

• Time of in lieu

• Cycle Scheme

• Carer Positive Employer

The ALLIANCE is a healthy working lives employer and encourages a healthy work life balance and is happy to talk flexible working.

The ALLIANCE recognises that in real life, great people don’t always ‘tick all the boxes’. Even if you don’t meet every point on the job description, if this role and our organisation feels like a good fit for you, we still want to hear from you.

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Development Officer - Projects

  • Part time
  • £26,170 – £32,517 pro-rata
  • Glasgow
  • Closing 18th October 2023

The ALLIANCE is excited to be recruiting for a new Development Officer to join our team.

The Development Officer - Projects role will sit within the strategic aims and outcomes of the ALLIANCE. This includes an emphasis on the voice of lived experience, person-centredness and human rights. The ALLIANCE will be working to increase the meaningful involvement and impact of people with lived experience, scale and embed successful development work and address health inequalities with a focus on those who face multiple barriers. The Development Officer role will be key to the delivery of the Scotland Reducing Gambling Harm and Living Well programmes contributing to and delivering these outcomes.

The successful candidate for this role would be expected to have:

• Excellent inclusive communication skills

• Demonstration of effective interpersonal skills including empathy, emotional intelligence and active listening

• IT skills in word processing, email, internet, databases and presentations

• Experience of carrying out social research and consultation

• Experience of engaging with people in interactive and creative ways including social media

• Understanding and commitment to: equal opportunities; non-discrimination; and the principle of people being the experts in their own lives and being at the heart of policy, support and services

• Ability to work effectively as part of a team and on own initiative

• Experience of facilitation workshops and groups

As an ALLIANCE employee you will benefit from:

• 210 hours annual leave (equivalent of 30 days)

• 13 days public holiday that can be taken flexibly

• Additional leave between Christmas and New Year

• Contributory pension scheme

• Open to flexible working (formal and informal)

• Hybrid working – opportunity to work from home for part of the week

• Enhanced maternity and paternity pay

• Enhanced sick pay

• Employee Assistance Programme

• Learning and development opportunities

• Corporate rates for gym membership

• Time of in lieu

• Cycle Scheme

• Carer Positive Employer

The ALLIANCE is a healthy working lives employer and encourages a healthy work life balance and is happy to talk flexible working.

The ALLIANCE recognises that in real life, great people don’t always ‘tick all the boxes’. Even if you don’t meet every point on the job description, if this role and our organisation feels like a good fit for you, we still want to hear from you.

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Policy and Information Officer

  • Full time
  • £26,170 – £32,517
  • Glasgow
  • Closing 21st September 2023

The ALLIANCE is excited to be recruiting for a new Policy and Information Officer to join our team.

The Policy and Information Officer will play a key role in driving the ALLIANCE’s work to influence policy, informed by the voice of people who use health and social care support and services.

The role will also support the ALLIANCE’s members (organisations and individuals) to make themselves heard directly by decision makers.

The successful candidate for this role would be expected to have:

  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Good understanding of public policy and politics in Scotland
  • Strong knowledge of current agendas relating to health and social care in Scotland
  • Understanding and experience of the third sector
  • Understanding and commitment to: equal opportunities; non-discrimination; and the principle of people being the experts in their own lives and being at the heart of policy, support and services
  • Ability to work effectively as part of a team and on own initiative
  • Excellent IT skills

As an ALLIANCE employee you will benefit from:

  • 210 hours annual leave (equivalent of 30 days)
  • 13 days public holiday that can be taken flexibly
  • Additional leave between Christmas and New Year
  • Contributory pension scheme
  • Open to flexible working (formal and informal)
  • Hybrid working – opportunity to work from home for part of the week
  • Enhanced maternity and paternity pay
  • Enhanced sick pay
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • Learning and development opportunities
  • Corporate rates for gym membership
  • Time of in lieu
  • Cycle Scheme
  • Carer Positive Employer

The ALLIANCE is a healthy working lives employer and encourages a healthy work life balance and is happy to talk flexible working.

The ALLIANCE recognises that in real life, great people don’t always ‘tick all the boxes’. Even if you don’t meet every point on the job description, if this role and our organisation feels like a good fit for you, we still want to hear from you.

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Community Links Practitioner

  • Full time
  • £26,170 – £32,517
  • Glasgow
  • Closing 11th September 2023

The ALLIANCE is excited to be recruiting for new members of our Community Links Practitioner team. We are looking for a full-time Community Link Practitioner and will be based in GP practices in Glasgow and work closely with the Trussell Trust.

The Community Links Practitioner will provide a person-centred service that is responsive to the needs and interests of people accessing Trussell Trust foodbanks. The post holder will support them to identify issues that affect their ability to live well. Working collaboratively with the person, the post holder will support them through decision making processes to help them decide upon the issues that they would like to address and help them to overcome any barriers to addressing these.

You must have experience of working with people who are experiencing complex social and emotional circumstances, and a strong understanding of the challenges faced by people living in areas of socio-economic deprivation in relation to living well.

As an ALLIANCE employee you will benefit from:

  • 210 hours annual leave (equivalent of 30 days)
  • 13 days public holiday that can be taken flexibly.
  • Additional leave between Christmas and New Year
  • Open to flexible working (formal and informal)
  • Hybrid working – opportunity to work from home for part of the week
  • Enhanced maternity and sick pay
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • Learning and development opportunities
  • Corporate rates for gym membership
  • Time of in lieu
  • Cycle Scheme
  • Carer Positive Employer

The ALLIANCE is a healthy working lives employer and encourages a healthy work life balance and is happy to talk flexible working.

The ALLIANCE recognises that in real life, great people don’t always ‘tick all the boxes’. Even if you don’t meet every point on the job description, if this role and our organisation feels like a good fit for you, we still want to hear from you.

PVG Scheme membership is required for this post.

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Grants and Impact Officer

  • Full time
  • £26,170 – £32,517
  • Glasgow
  • Closing 25th September 2023

The ALLIANCE is excited to be recruiting for a new Grants and Impact Officer to join our Self Management team.

The purpose of this role is to work alongside the Programme Manager in the delivery, day to day management and development of the Self Management Fund.

The successful candidate for this role would be expected to have:

  • Strong analytical skills and ability to present data in clear and meaningful formats.
  • Understanding of the effect of long term conditions on people’s lives and the importance of self management
  • Understanding of membership organisations/networks and an enthusiastic approach to involving, supporting and responding to stakeholders
  • Experience of supporting organisations, analysing applications and making recommendations for funding and/or involvement in funding applications
  • Experience of managing workload to deadlines
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Understanding and commitment to equal opportunities and non-discrimination
  • Understanding of the third sector
  • Ability to work effectively as part of a team
  • IT skills in word processing, Excel, email, internet and databases

As an ALLIANCE employee you will benefit from:

  • 210 hours annual leave (equivalent of 30 days)
  • 13 days public holiday that can be taken flexibly
  • Additional leave between Christmas and New Year
  • Contributory pension scheme
  • Open to flexible working (formal and informal)
  • Hybrid working – opportunity to work from home for part of the week
  • Enhanced maternity and paternity pay
  • Enhanced sick pay
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • Learning and development opportunities
  • Corporate rates for gym membership
  • Time off in lieu
  • Cycle Scheme
  • Carer Positive Employer

The ALLIANCE is a healthy working lives employer and encourages a healthy work life balance and is happy to talk flexible working.

The ALLIANCE recognises that in real life, great people don’t always ‘tick all the boxes’. Even if you don’t meet every point on the job description, if this role and our organisation feels like a good fit for you, we still want to hear from you.

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Engagement Development Officer

  • Full time
  • £26,170 – £32,517
  • Glasgow
  • Closing 18th September 2023

The ALLIANCE is excited to be recruiting for a new Engagement Development Officer to join our Person Centered Voices team.

The purpose of this role is to develop the Person Centred Voices teams engagement with stakeholders and to ensure the voice of people with lived experience is heard and to assist with research on behalf of the Person Centred Voices and the wider ALLIANCE Engagement programme.

The successful candidate for this role would be expected to have:

  • Excellent communication skills particularly written skills
  • Excellent IT skills
  • Experience of using social media as an engagement tool
  • Experience of carrying out social research and consultation
  • Experience of engaging with people in interactive and creative ways
  • Excellent relationship building and interpersonal skills
  • Must have an enthusiastic approach to involving, supporting and responding to stakeholders
  • Understanding of the voluntary/third sector
  • Understanding and commitment to: equal opportunities; non-discrimination; and the principle of people being the experts in their own lives and being at the heart of policy, support and services
  • Ability to work effectively as part of a team

As an ALLIANCE employee you will benefit from:

  • 210 hours annual leave (equivalent of 30 days)
  • 13 days public holiday that can be taken flexibly
  • Additional leave between Christmas and New Year
  • Contributory pension scheme
  • Open to flexible working (formal and informal)
  • Hybrid working – opportunity to work from home for part of the week
  • Enhanced maternity and paternity pay
  • Enhanced sick pay
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • Learning and development opportunities
  • Corporate rates for gym membership
  • Time off in lieu
  • Cycle Scheme
  • Carer Positive Employer

The ALLIANCE is a healthy working lives employer and encourages a healthy work life balance and is happy to talk flexible working.

The ALLIANCE recognises that in real life, great people don’t always ‘tick all the boxes’. Even if you don’t meet every point on the job description, if this role and our organisation feels like a good fit for you, we still want to hear from you.

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Community Links Practitioner

  • Full time or Part time
  • £26,170 – £32,517
  • Glasgow City
  • Closing 4th September 2023

The ALLIANCE is excited to be recruiting for new members of our Community Links Practitioner team. We are looking for full time and part time Community Links Practitioners that will be based in GP practices in Glasgow.

You will provide a person-centred service that is responsive to the needs and interests of a GP practice population. You will support people to identify issues that affect their ability to live well. The post-holder will work collaboratively with individuals to support them through decision making processes and help them decide upon the issues that they would like to address; helping them overcome any barriers to addressing these.

You must have experience of working with people who are experiencing complex social and emotional circumstances, and a strong understanding of the challenges faced by people living in areas of socio-economic deprivation in relation to living well.

As an ALLIANCE employee you will benefit from:

  • 210 hours annual leave (equivalent of 30 days)
  • 13 days public holiday that can be taken flexibly
  • Additional leave between Christmas and New Year
  • Open to flexible working (formal and informal)
  • Hybrid working – opportunity to work from home for part of the week
  • Enhanced maternity and sick pay
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • Learning and development opportunities
  • Corporate rates for gym membership
  • Time of in lieu
  • Cycle Scheme
  • Carer Positive Employer

The ALLIANCE is a healthy working lives employer and encourages a healthy work life balance and is happy to talk flexible working.

PVG Scheme membership is required for this post.

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Sensory Hub Officer (Sight Loss)

  • Full time
  • £26,170 – £32,517
  • Glasgow
  • Closing 25th August 2023

Interested in making a difference to the lives of people living with sight loss in Scotland?

The ALLIANCE has an opportunity to join the Scottish Sensory Hub.

The Sensory Hub Officer (Sight Loss) forms an integral role within a dynamic team at the ALLIANCE. This post will operate within the strategic aims of the ALLIANCE with an emphasis on the voice of lived experience, co-production and human rights. The post holder will have the ability to develop and strengthen relationships across the Scottish sight loss sector and engage with the wider sensory sector.

If you have:

  • Excellent networking and coordinating skills
  • Good facilitation skills
  • An understanding of the impact of sensory loss on people’s lives, in particular for people living with sight loss and deafblindness
  • An understanding of the human rights-based agenda across the spectrum of sensory loss and health and social care policy
  • An understanding of the third sector within Scotland
  • Experience of managing competing priorities and the ability to work to multiple deadlines
  • Excellent communication skills, with good awareness of inclusive communication approaches and alternative and augmentative communication
  • Ability to produce material and deliver written reports and presentations
  • Ability to work effectively as part of a team and to one’s own initiative.
  • IT skills including database management and confidence in using digital media.
  • Excellent organisational and administrative skills

It would be desirable for you to have:

  • Degree or equivalent through experience
  • Research experience
  • Organisational and leadership skills
  • Fundraising awareness
  • Event organising experience

The ALLIANCE recognises that in real life, great people don’t always ‘tick all the boxes’. Even if you don’t meet every point on the job description, if this role and our organisation feels like a good fit for you, we still want to hear from you.

In return you will benefit from:

  • 210 hours annual leave (equivalent of 30 days)
  • 91 days public holiday (equivalent of 13 days) that can be taken flexibly
  • Additional leave between Christmas and New Year
  • Contributory pension scheme
  • Open to flexible working (formal and informal)
  • Hybrid working – opportunity to work from home for part of the week
  • Enhanced maternity and paternity pay
  • Enhanced sick pay
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • Learning and development opportunities
  • Corporate rates for gym membership
  • Time of in lieu
  • Cycle Scheme
  • Carer Positive Employer

The ALLIANCE is a healthy working lives employer and encourages a healthy work life balance and is happy to talk flexible working.

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Senior Links Officer

  • Full time
  • £33,173 – £36,011
  • Glasgow
  • Closing 10th July 2023

Interested in making a difference through community links and social-prescribing?

The ALLIANCE has an opportunity to join our Links team and line manage a cohort of Community Links Practitioners.

You will work collaboratively while managing a cohort of Community Links Practitioners and providing support to the Programme Manager to ensure that the team is properly resourced and supported to fulfil their roles and responsibilities and deliver on outcomes.

You will have:

• At least two years’ experience of working within Community Learning and Development, Social Work, health or related field.

• Ability to develop a non-dependent relationship with awareness of personal and professional boundaries, whilst being supportive and respectful of others and non-judgmental.

• A solution-focused approach.

• Non-discriminatory values.

• Knowledge and experience of working with people who are experiencing complex social and emotional circumstances. For example, people who have social, emotional and mental health issues, live in complex life circumstances, experience chronic pain, drug and alcohol misuse or homelessness.

• Strong understanding of the challenges faced by people living in areas of deprivation in relation to living well.

• Proven and highly effective interpersonal and communication skills in working with people on a 1:1 basis and with organisations.

• Excellent influencing, negotiation and motivational skills in order to engage patients and to enable them to take up a wide range of community services and activities.

• Excellent networking and information management skills.

• Knowledge of facilitating service improvement.

• Ability to work effectively as part of a team and on own initiative.

• IT skills in word processing, spreadsheets, email and the internet.

• An ability and willingness to travel extensively within the local community and wider area.

It would be desirable for you to have experience of:

• Experience of working in primary care.

• Educated to degree level or equivalent within a relevant field, e.g. community education, public health, community nursing, mental health, with a minimum of two years post qualifying experience.

• Relevant post graduate experience or qualification in topics such as health behaviour change or motivational interviewing.

As an ALLIANCE employee you will benefit from:

• 210 hours annual leave (equivalent of 30 days)

• 91 days public holiday (equivalent of 13 days) that can be taken flexibly

• Additional leave between Christmas and New Year

• Contributory pension scheme

• Open to flexible working (formal and informal)

• Hybrid working – opportunity to work from home for part of the week

• Enhanced maternity and paternity pay

• Enhanced sick pay

• Employee Assistance Programme

• Learning and development opportunities

• Corporate rates for gym membership

• Time of in lieu

• Cycle Scheme

• Carer Positive Employer

The ALLIANCE is a healthy working lives employer and encourages a healthy work life balance and is happy to talk flexible working.

The ALLIANCE recognises that in real life, great people don’t always ‘tick all the boxes’. Even if you don’t meet every point on the job description, if this role and our organisation feels like a good fit for you, we still want to hear from you.

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Programme Manager (Self Management)

  • Full time
  • £37,147 – £40,070
  • Glasgow
  • Closing 5th July 2023

Interested in making a difference through grant-making and supporting self management?

The ALLIANCE has an opportunity to manage a team that brings together people and programmes to share knowledge of new ways of working and raise awareness of self management to support people’s health and wellbeing.

You will manage the c£2m self management fund and spotlight innovative projects working directly with people and using their experience to find ways to improve wellbeing and support rights-based self management approaches.

You will have:

  • Strong communication and presentation skills
  • Good research and analytical skills, and ability to demonstrate and evidence impact to a wide audience
  • Ability to maintain accurate records and audit trails
  • A good understanding of the effect of long term conditions on people’s lives and the importance and principles of self management
  • A good understanding of the voluntary sector and community issues
  • IT skills in word processing, email, internet, databases and PowerPoint
  • Strong commitment to the values of the ALLIANCE, including equality and diversity
  • Understanding of membership organisations/networks and an enthusiastic approach to involving, supporting and responding to stakeholders
  • Enthusiasm, flexibility and the ability to cope well under pressure
  • A good team player who is able to support colleagues.

It would be desirable for you to have experience of:

  • grant-making
  • managing budgets
  • line management
  • delivering training to different groups of people
  • engaging with people in interactive and creative ways, and to be
  • educated to degree level or equivalent experience.

As an ALLIANCE employee you will benefit from:

  • 210 hours annual leave (equivalent of 30 days)
  • 91 days public holiday (equivalent of 13 days) that can be taken flexibly
  • Additional leave between Christmas and New Year
  • Contributory pension scheme
  • Open to flexible working (formal and informal)
  • Hybrid working – opportunity to work from home for part of the week
  • Enhanced maternity and paternity pay
  • Enhanced sick pay
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • Learning and development opportunities
  • Corporate rates for gym membership
  • Time of in lieu
  • Cycle Scheme
  • Carer Positive Employer

The ALLIANCE is a healthy working lives employer and encourages a healthy work life balance and is happy to talk flexible working.

The ALLIANCE recognises that in real life, great people don’t always ‘tick all the boxes’. Even if you don’t meet every point on the job description, if this role and our organisation feels like a good fit for you, we still want to hear from you.

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Policy and Information Officer

  • Full time
  • £26,170 – £32,517
  • Glasgow
  • Closing 26th June 2023

The ALLIANCE is excited to be recruiting for a new Policy and Information Officer to join our Lived Experience, Integration and Engagement Hub.

The Policy and Information Officer will play a key role in driving the ALLIANCE’s work to influence policy and its implementation, informed by the voice of people who use health and social care support and services. The post holder will support work on health and social care integration, the National Care Service, human rights incorporation, SNAP 2 and the National Performance Framework

The role will also support the ALLIANCE’s members (organisations and individuals) to make themselves heard directly by decision makers.

The successful candidate for this role would be expected to have:

• Excellent interpersonal skills

• Excellent communication skills

• Good understanding of public policy and politics in Scotland

• Strong knowledge of current agendas relating to health and social care in Scotland

• Understanding and experience of the third sector

• Understanding and commitment to: equal opportunities; non-discrimination; and the principle of people being the experts in their own lives and being at the heart of policy, support and services

• Ability to work effectively as part of a team and on own initiative

• Good understanding of data analysis

• IT skills in word processing, spreadsheets, databases, email and the internet

As an ALLIANCE employee you will benefit from:

• 210 hours annual leave (equivalent of 30 days)

• 13 days public holiday that can be taken flexibly

• Additional leave between Christmas and New Year

• Contributory pension scheme

• Open to flexible working (formal and informal)

• Hybrid working – opportunity to work from home for part of the week

• Enhanced maternity and paternity pay

• Enhanced sick pay

• Employee Assistance Programme

• Learning and development opportunities

• Corporate rates for gym membership

• Time off in lieu

• Cycle Scheme

• Carer Positive Employer

The ALLIANCE is a healthy working lives employer and encourages a healthy work life balance and is happy to talk flexible working.

The ALLIANCE recognises that in real life, great people don’t always ‘tick all the boxes’. Even if you don’t meet every point on the job description, if this role and our organisation feels like a good fit for you, we still want to hear from you.

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Development Officer

  • Full time
  • £26,170 – £32,517
  • Glasgow
  • Closing 26th June 2023

The ALLIANCE is excited to be recruiting for a new Development Officer to join our Lived Experience, Integration and Engagement Hub.

The purpose of this role is to enhance the capacity of different stakeholders to engage with and contribute to health and social care integration with a focus on third sector and people lived experience of accessing health and social care. To facilitate connections across the third sector and to enhance opportunities for peer learning, reflective practice and outcomes focused activity across the third sector and for the involvement of people with lived experience in shaping integrated health and social care in Scotland.

The successful candidate for this role would be expected to have:

  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Excellent communication skills
  • A strong understanding of the health and social care policy and service landscape
  • The ability to facilitate discussions and workshops
  • Experience of partnership working
  • An understanding of evaluation principles and approaches
  • Ability to work effectively as part of a team and on own initiative
  • IT skills in word processing, spreadsheets, databases, email and the internet

As an ALLIANCE employee you will benefit from:

  • 210 hours annual leave (equivalent of 30 days)
  • 13 days public holiday that can be taken flexibly
  • Additional leave between Christmas and New Year
  • Contributory pension scheme
  • Open to flexible working (formal and informal)
  • Hybrid working – opportunity to work from home for part of the week
  • Enhanced maternity and paternity pay
  • Enhanced sick pay
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • Learning and development opportunities
  • Corporate rates for gym membership
  • Time off in lieu
  • Cycle Scheme
  • Carer Positive Employer

The ALLIANCE is a healthy working lives employer and encourages a healthy work life balance and is happy to talk flexible working.

The ALLIANCE recognises that in real life, great people don’t always ‘tick all the boxes’. Even if you don’t meet every point on the job description, if this role and our organisation feels like a good fit for you, we still want to hear from you.

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Community Links Practitioner

  • Full time
  • £25,408 – £31,570
  • Glasgow
  • Closing 15th May 2023

The ALLIANCE is excited to be recruiting for new members of our Community Links Practitioner team. We are looking for full time and part time Community Links Practitioners that will be based in GP practices in Glasgow.

You will provide a person-centred service that is responsive to the needs and interests of a GP practice population. You will support people to identify issues that affect their ability to live well. The post-holder will work collaboratively with individuals to support them through decision making processes and help them decide upon the issues that they would like to address; helping them overcome any barriers to addressing these.

You must have experience of working with people who are experiencing complex social and emotional circumstances, and a strong understanding of the challenges faced by people living in areas of socio-economic deprivation in relation to living well.

As an ALLIANCE employee you will benefit from:

  • 210 hours annual leave (equivalent of 30 days)
  • 13 days public holiday that can be taken flexibly
  • Additional leave between Christmas and New Year
  • Open to flexible working (formal and informal)
  • Hybrid working – opportunity to work from home for part of the week
  • Enhanced maternity and sick pay
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • Learning and development opportunities
  • Corporate rates for gym membership
  • Time of in lieu
  • Cycle Scheme
  • Carer Positive Employer

The ALLIANCE is a healthy working lives employer and encourages a healthy work life balance and is happy to talk flexible working.

PVG Scheme membership is required for this post.

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Community Links Practitioner

  • Full time or Part time
  • £25,408 – £31,570
  • Glasgow
  • Closing 9th May 2023

The ALLIANCE is excited to be recruiting for new members of our Community Links Practitioner team. We are looking for full time and part time Community Links Practitioners that will be based in GP practices in Glasgow and work closely with the Trussell Trust.

The Community Links Practitioner will provide a person-centred service that is responsive to the needs and interests of people accessing Trussell Trust foodbanks. The post holder will support them to identify issues that affect their ability to live well. Working collaboratively with the person, the post holder will support them through decision making processes to help them decide upon the issues that they would like to address and help them to overcome any barriers to addressing these.

You must have experience of working with people who are experiencing complex social and emotional circumstances, and a strong understanding of the challenges faced by people living in areas of socio-economic deprivation in relation to living well.

As an ALLIANCE employee you will benefit from:

• 210 hours annual leave (equivalent of 30 days)

• 13 days public holiday that can be taken flexibly

• Additional leave between Christmas and New Year

• Open to flexible working (formal and informal)

• Hybrid working – opportunity to work from home for part of the week

• Enhanced maternity and sick pay

• Employee Assistance Programme

• Learning and development opportunities

• Corporate rates for gym membership

• Time of in lieu

• Cycle Scheme

• Carer Positive Employer

The ALLIANCE is a healthy working lives employer and encourages a healthy work life balance and is happy to talk flexible working.

PVG Scheme membership is required for this post.

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Community Links Practitioner

  • Full time
  • £25,408
  • West Dunbartonshire
  • Closing 23rd February 2023

The ALLIANCE is excited to be recruiting for new members of our Community Links Practitioner team. We are looking for full-time Community Links Practitioners that will be based in GP practices in West Dunbartonshire.

You will provide a person-centred service that is responsive to the needs and interests of a GP practice population. You will support people to identify issues that affect their ability to live well. The post-holder will work collaboratively with individuals to support them through decision making processes and help them decide upon the issues that they would like to address; helping them overcome any barriers to addressing these.

You must have experience of working with people who are experiencing complex social and emotional circumstances, and a strong understanding of the challenges faced by people living in areas of socio-economic deprivation in relation to living well. Good administration skills are essential to this role.

As an ALLIANCE employee you will benefit from:

• 27 days annual leave

• 13 days public holiday

• Enhanced maternity and sick pay

• Employee Assistance Programme

• Learning and development opportunities

• Corporate rates for gym membership

• Time of in lieu

• Cycle Scheme

• Contributory pension scheme

The ALLIANCE is a healthy working lives employer and encourages a healthy work life balance and is happy to talk flexible working.

PVG Scheme membership is required for this post.

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Development Officer

  • Full time
  • Circa £25,408
  • Glasgow - hybrid
  • Closing 4th January 2023

Are you a highly motivated individual, with excellent organisational skills, attention to detail and creative ideas for sharing the voice of Lived Experience? Do you thrive working in a busy environment in small team? The ALLIANCE are currently recruiting for the role of Development Officer to join our Lived Experience, Integration and Engagement Hub.

We are looking for someone who can:

  • Support the delivery of the day-to-day management of the Lived Experience, Integration and Engagement Hub
  • Develop networks of individuals and organisations to provide the voice of Lived Experience at meetings, learning events and workshops
  • Provide information, signposting and guidance to individual stakeholders in relation to health and social care integration
  • Raise awareness and maintain a high-profile for the Hub
  • Support the production of high-quality information including blogs, bulletins and reports to spread knowledge and awareness of the Hub.

If you have experience of development work, are confident working with teams across organisations, have excellent administration skills and are passionate putting people at the centre, then the ALLIANCE would like to hear from you.

As an ALLIANCE employee you will benefit from:

  • Generous annual leave entitlement (27 days annual leave, 13 public holidays);
  • Pension arrangements with employer/employee contributions;
  • Flexible working and work patterns;
  • Hybrid working;
  • Sick pay;
  • Enhanced maternity pay;
  • Time off in lieu;
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Employee assistance programme; staff support and counselling;
  • Learning and development opportunities;
  • Positive and supportive working environment.
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Policy and Information Officer

  • Full time
  • £25,408
  • Glasgow - hybrid
  • Closing 29th November 2022

Are you a highly motivated individual, with excellent organisational skills, attention to detail and creative ideas for sharing content? Do you thrive working in busy environment in small team? The ALLIANCE are currently recruiting for the role of Policy and Information Officer.

We are looking for someone who can:

  • Produce high quality information including: briefings, consultation responses, articles and presentations.
  • Monitor policy and Parliamentary activity and provide updates to staff and members.
  • Lead on production of the ALLIANCE’s weekly bulletin.

Develop opportunities for the ALLIANCE members to influence policy, for example through events, consultation sessions and surveys.

Support the delivery of the Health and Social Care Academy work programme, with a particular emphasis on policy and research related to transformational change.

If you have experience of policy work, are confident working with teams across organisations, have excellent administration skills and are passionate putting people at the centre, then the ALLIANCE would like to hear from you.

As an ALLIANCE employee you will benefit from:

  • Generous annual leave entitlement (27 days annual leave, 13 public holidays);
  • Pension arrangements with employer/employee contributions;
  • Flexible working and work patterns;
  • Hybrid working;
  • Sick pay;
  • Enhanced maternity pay;
  • Time off in lieu;
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Employee assistance programme; staff support and counselling;
  • Learning and development opportunities;
  • Positive and supportive working environment.
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Sensory Hub Programme Manager

  • Full time
  • £36,065 – £38,903
  • Glasgow
  • Closing 18th November 2022

The ALLIANCE has an exciting opportunity to join our team as Sensory Hub Programme Manager. As Programme Manager you will lead on all aspects of developing, managing and co-ordinating the Sensory Hub. This includes working with colleagues from Scottish Government, third sector and people with lived experience of sensory loss to achieve the programme aims, objectives and deliverables.

You will be confident and capable, and have a good understanding of the political and policy environment in Scotland, particularly in relation to sensory loss. Experience of managing teams and programmes and demonstrating impact are essential.

As an ALLIANCE employee you will benefit from:

  • Generous annual leave entitlement (27 days annual leave, 13 public holidays);
  • Pension arrangements with employer/employee contributions;
  • Flexible working and work patterns;
  • Hybrid working;
  • Sick pay;
  • Enhanced maternity pay;
  • Time off in lieu;
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Employee assistance programme; staff support and counselling;
  • Learning and development opportunities;
  • Positive and supportive working environment.

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Sensory Hub Officer (Hearing Loss)

  • Full time or Part time
  • £25,408 – £31,570
  • Glasgow – hybrid working
  • Closing 24th October 2022

The Sensory Hub Officer (Hearing Loss) forms an integral role within a dynamic team at The ALLIANCE – The Sensory Hub.

The post holder will have the ability to develop and strengthen relationships across the Scottish deaf and hearing loss sector and engage with the wider sensory sector. The role requires skill in working to your own initiative, as part of a wider team and the ability to manage competing priorities across a range of strategic policies and outcomes. The post holder will be a skilled coordinator and experienced networker. The ability to produce information, produce high quality reports, engage with research-led practice and to promote a rights-based approach across the sensory field is essential.

As an ALLIANCE employee you will benefit from generous annual leave entitlement, enhanced maternity and sick pay, time off in lieu, learning and development opportunities and a bike to work scheme. The ALLIANCE is a healthy working lives employer and encourages a healthy work life balance and is happy to talk about flexible working.

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Community Links Practitioner

  • Full time
  • £25,408
  • Glasgow
  • Closing 10th October 2022

The ALLIANCE is excited to be recruiting for new members of our Community Links Practitioner team. We are looking for full time Community Links Practitioners that will be based in GP practices in Glasgow.

You will provide a person-centred service that is responsive to the needs and interests of a GP practice population. You will support people to identify issues that affect their ability to live well. The post-holder will work collaboratively with individuals to support them through decision making processes and help them decide upon the issues that they would like to address; helping them overcome any barriers to addressing these.

You must have experience of working with people who are experiencing complex social and emotional circumstances, and a strong understanding of the challenges faced by people living in areas of socio-economic deprivation in relation to living well.

As an ALLIANCE employee you will benefit from generous annual leave entitlement, enhanced maternity and sick pay, time off in lieu and learning and development opportunities. The ALLIANCE is a healthy working lives employer and encourages a healthy work life balance and is happy to talk flexible working.

PVG Scheme membership is required for this post.

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The ALLIANCE is looking for a new team member to join the exciting and dynamic integration, lived experience and engagement hub.

The purpose of this role is to develop and deliver the ALLIANCE’s work to ensure the experiences and rights of disabled children and young people are at the heart of policy, service design, and improvement initiatives. The Getting to Know GIRFEC programme supports the work of the Scottish Government’s Disabled Children and Young People’s team by ensuring that disabled children and young people and their families experiences are able to influence the implementation of Scottish Government’s flagship policy Getting it Right for Every Child (GIRFEC).

As an ALLIANCE employee you will benefit from generous annual leave entitlement, enhanced maternity and sick pay, time off in lieu, learning and development opportunities and a bike to work scheme. The ALLIANCE is a healthy working lives employer and encourages a healthy work life balance and is happy to talk about flexible working.

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Service Designer

  • Full time
  • £32,207
  • Glasgow – hybrid working
  • Closing 12th September 2022

The ALLIANCE is looking for a new team member to join the exciting and dynamic Digital Hub.

The purpose of this role is to support the delivery of the “Democratising Access to Community Services” project. This is funded by UK Research and Innovation (UKRI) funding as part of the Healthy Ageing Challenge and will lead to a number of exciting developments to ALISS – A Local Information System for Scotland. As a co-produced system, embedding service design principles and user research are key to the success of all innovations in ALISS.

The successful applicant must be able to travel throughout Scotland at times as the need arises. A flexible approach to working hours is therefore essential, as occasional additional hours and overnight stays may be required.

As an ALLIANCE employee you will benefit from generous annual leave entitlement, enhanced maternity and sick pay, time off in lieu, learning and development opportunities and a bike to work scheme. The ALLIANCE is a healthy working lives employer and encourages a healthy work life balance and is happy to talk about flexible working.

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User Researcher

  • Full time
  • £25,408
  • Glasgow – hybrid working
  • Closing 12th September 2022

The ALLIANCE is looking for a new team member to join the exciting and dynamic Digital Hub.

The purpose of this role is to support the delivery of the “Democratising Access to Community Services” project. This is funded by UK Research and Innovation (UKRI) funding as part of the Healthy Ageing Challenge and will lead to a number of exciting developments to ALISS – A Local Information System for Scotland. As a co-produced system, embedding service design principles and user research are key to the success of all innovations in ALISS.

The successful applicant must be able to travel throughout Scotland at times as the need arises. A flexible approach to working hours is therefore essential, as occasional additional hours and overnight stays may be required.

As an ALLIANCE employee you will benefit from generous annual leave entitlement, enhanced maternity and sick pay, time off in lieu, learning and development opportunities and a bike to work scheme. The ALLIANCE is a healthy working lives employer and encourages a healthy work life balance and is happy to talk about flexible working.

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Digital Network Officer

  • Full time
  • £25,408
  • Glasgow – hybrid working
  • Closing 12th September 2022

The ALLIANCE is looking for a new team member to join the exciting and dynamic Digital Hub.

The purpose of this role is to manage, recruit to, and develop the Digital Citizen Panel to ensure people are at the heart of digital service design, delivery and improvement. The Digital Citizen Panel supports the work of the Scottish Government’s Digital Citizen Delivery Board by ensuring that people living in Scotland are able to influence the development of digital health and care services and apps based on their lived personal experiences.

As an ALLIANCE employee you will benefit from generous annual leave entitlement, enhanced maternity and sick pay, time off in lieu, learning and development opportunities and a bike to work scheme. The ALLIANCE is a healthy working lives employer and encourages a healthy work life balance and is happy to talk about flexible working.

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Digital Hub Assistant

  • Full time
  • £20,169
  • Glasgow – hybrid working
  • Closing 5th September 2022

The Digital Hub Assistant role will be key in supporting the delivery of the ALLIANCE’s Digital Hub’s outcomes.

This role will involve working closely with a range of stakeholders in the third sector and wider Scottish digital health and social care community. This includes people with long term conditions and their unpaid carers, third sector organisations, the NHS and the Scottish Government.

As an ALLIANCE employee you will benefit from generous annual leave entitlement, enhanced maternity and sick pay, time off in lieu, learning and development opportunities and a bike to work scheme. The ALLIANCE is a healthy working lives employer and encourages a healthy work life balance and is happy to talk about flexible working.

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Community Links Practitioner

  • Full time or Part time
  • £25,408
  • Glasgow and West Dunbartonshire
  • Closing 15th August 2022

The ALLIANCE is excited to be recruiting for new members of our Community Links Practitioner team. We are looking for full time and part time Community Links Practitioners that will be based in GP practices in either Glasgow or West Dunbartonshire.

You will provide a person-centred service that is responsive to the needs and interests of a GP practice population. You will support people to identify issues that affect their ability to live well. The post-holder will work collaboratively with individuals to support them through decision making processes and help them decide upon the issues that they would like to address; helping them overcome any barriers to addressing these.

You must have experience of working with people who are experiencing complex social and emotional circumstances, and a strong understanding of the challenges faced by people living in areas of socio-economic deprivation in relation to living well.

As an ALLIANCE employee you will benefit from generous annual leave entitlement, enhanced maternity and sick pay, time off in lieu and learning and development opportunities. The ALLIANCE is a healthy working lives employer and encourages a healthy work life balance and is happy to talk flexible working.

PVG Scheme membership is required for this post.

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Discover Digital Development Officer

  • Full time or Part time
  • £25,408
  • Glasgow – hybrid working
  • Closing 19th July 2022

Digital technologies play an increasingly important role in supporting health and social care in Scotland and around the world, and the ALLIANCE is excited to be advertising for the role of Discover Digital Development Officer. The Discover Digital project aims to raise awareness of digital tools which promote health and wellbeing.

We are looking for someone who can:

• Use service design approaches to develop online and in person learning resources building on the existing Discover Digital guide

• Develop a Discover Digital roadshow package, also using service design principles

• Support the operation of the Discover Digital small grants scheme

• Assist with the overall activities of the ALLIANCE’s Digital Health and Social Care programme

If you have an understanding of digital health and social care in Scotland, are able to adopt service design approaches to engaging with people and communities, and you are passionate putting people at the centre, then the ALLIANCE would like to hear from you.

As an ALLIANCE employee you will benefit from generous annual leave entitlement, enhanced maternity and sick pay, time off in lieu, learning and development opportunities and a bike to work scheme. The ALLIANCE is a healthy working lives employer and encourages a healthy work life balance and is happy to talk about flexible working.

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Events and Communications Officer

  • Full time
  • £25,408
  • Glasgow – hybrid working
  • Closing 1st August 2022

Are you a highly motivated individual, with excellent organisational skills, attention to detail and creative ideas for sharing content? Do you thrive working in busy environment in small team? Do you have a passion for accessible communication? The ALLIANCE are currently recruiting for the role of Events and Communications Officer.

We are looking for someone who can:

  • Promote the work of the ALLIANCE, its programmes and members effectively using a range of communications tools
  • Proactively lead on content creation including social media campaigns, newsletter, press releases and website content
  • Help amplify the voice of lived experience using communication channels
  • Embed communications and events best practice across the organisation
  • Support ALLIANCE in-person, hybrid and online events

If you have experience of supporting communications and events, are confident working with teams across the organisations, have excellent administration skills and are passionate putting people at the centre, then the ALLIANCE would like to hear from you.

As an ALLIANCE employee you will benefit from generous annual leave entitlement, enhanced maternity and sick pay, time off in lieu and learning and development opportunities. The ALLIANCE is a healthy working lives employer and encourages a healthy work life balance and is happy to talk flexible working.

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Fund Manager

  • Full time
  • £32,207
  • Glasgow – hybrid working
  • Closing 11th July 2022

The ALLIANCE Self Management Fund has been running since 2009 and we have allocated over £22 million to 374 projects across Scotland. We are looking for a new Fund Manager to oversee our Self Management Fund and be an integral member of our Self Management team.

The purpose of this role is to effectively lead, drive and manage the development, promotion, dispersal and evaluation of the Self Management Fund.

If you have experience of managing grants, supporting grant applications and evaluating the success of grants, and would like to support the development of co-produced self management activity across Scotland, then the ALLIANCE would like to hear from you.

As an ALLIANCE employee you will benefit from generous annual leave entitlement, enhanced maternity and sick pay, time off in lieu and learning and development opportunities. The ALLIANCE is a healthy working lives employer and encourages a healthy work life balance and is happy to talk flexible working.

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Community Links Practitioner

  • Full time or Part time
  • £25,408
  • Glasgow and West Dunbartonshire
  • Closing 20th June 2022

The ALLIANCE is excited to be recruiting for new members of our Community Links Practitioner team. We are looking for full time and part time Community Links Practitioners that will be based in GP practices in either Glasgow or West Dunbartonshire. We are also looking to recruit for a part time Maternity Cover to be based in Yoker until the end of February 2023.

You will provide a person-centred service that is responsive to the needs and interests of a GP practice population. You will support people to identify issues that affect their ability to live well. The post-holder will work collaboratively with individuals to support them through decision making processes and help them decide upon the issues that they would like to address; helping them overcome any barriers to addressing these.

You must have experience of working with people who are experiencing complex social and emotional circumstances, and a strong understanding of the challenges faced by people living in areas of socio-economic deprivation in relation to living well.

As an ALLIANCE employee you will benefit from generous annual leave entitlement, enhanced maternity and sick pay, time off in lieu and learning and development opportunities. The ALLIANCE is a healthy working lives employer and encourages a healthy work life balance and is happy to talk flexible working.

PVG Scheme membership is required for this post.

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Community Links Practitioner (part-time)

Term: Fixed term until 30 April 2024 with possibility of extension

Hours: 20 hours per week

Salary: £25,408 pro-rata

Based in: West Dunbartonshire

Community Links Practitioner (part-time)

Term: Maternity Cover until end of February 2023

Hours: 21 hours per week

Salary: £25,408 pro-rata

Based in: Thornliebank, Glasgow

The ALLIANCE is excited to be recruiting for three new members of our Community Links Practitioner team.

You will provide a person-centred service that is responsive to the needs and interests of a GP practice population. You will support people to identify issues that affect their ability to live well. The post-holder will work collaboratively with individuals to support them through decision making processes and help them decide upon the issues that they would like to address; helping them overcome any barriers to addressing these.

You must have experience of working with people who are experiencing complex social and emotional circumstances, and a strong understanding of the challenges faced by people living in areas of socio-economic deprivation in relation to living well.

As an ALLIANCE employee you will benefit from generous annual leave entitlement, enhanced maternity and sick pay, time off in lieu and learning and development opportunities. The ALLIANCE is a healthy working lives employer and encourages a healthy work life balance and is happy to talk flexible working.

PVG Scheme membership is required for this post.

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Digital Health and Social Care Programme Manager

  • Full time
  • £36,065
  • Glasgow – hybrid working
  • Closing 20th April 2022

Digital technologies play an increasingly important role in supporting health and social care in Scotland and around the world, and the ALLIANCE is excited to be advertising for the role of Digital Health and Social Care Programme Manager.

We are looking for someone who can:

  • Provide vision, leadership and advice on the programme at national level
  • Identify third sector priorities and support capacity of the sector to engage and deliver
  • Develop and promote the role of the third sector and the voice of lived experience
  • Manage and co-ordinate a national programme of work
  • Build relationships and collaborate with relevant key stakeholders in digital health and social care communities in all sectors

If you have an understanding of digital health and social care in Scotland, are able to manage programmes and projects, as well as able to adopt co-production approaches to engaging with people and communities, and you are passionate putting people at the centre, then the ALLIANCE would like to hear from you.

As an ALLIANCE employee you will benefit from generous annual leave entitlement, enhanced maternity and sick pay, time off in lieu and learning and development opportunities. The ALLIANCE is a healthy working lives employer and encourages a healthy work life balance and is happy to talk flexible working.

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Community Links Practitioner x 4 vacancies

  • Full time
  • £25,408
  • West Dunbartonshire
  • Closing 21st March 2022

The Community Links Practitioner will provide a person-centred service that is responsive to the needs and interests of a GP practice population. They will support them to identify issues that affect their ability to live well. Working collaboratively with individuals, the post holder will support them through decision making processes to help them decide upon the issues that they would like to address and help them to overcome any barriers to addressing these.

You must have experience of working with people who are experiencing complex social and emotional circumstances, and a strong understanding of the challenges faced by people living in areas of socio-economic deprivation in relation to living well.

PVG Scheme membership is required for this post.

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Engagement Development Officer

  • Full time
  • £25,408
  • Based in Glasgow (currently a hybrid of home and office working)
  • Closing 7th March 2022

The Engagement Development Officer will play a key role in engaging with Carer Voices’ stakeholders and providing research and activity support to the Carer Voices programme and the wider ALLIANCE team.

The successful applicant must be able to travel throughout Scotland at times as the need arises. A flexible approach to working hours is therefore essential, as occasional additional hours and overnight stays may be required.

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Development Officer – Membership and Storytelling

  • Full time
  • £25,408
  • Based in Glasgow (currently a hybrid of home and office working)
  • Closing 7th March 2022

The Membership and Storytelling Initiatives Development Officer role will sit within the strategic aims and outcomes of the ALLIANCE. This includes an emphasis on the voice of lived experience, person-centredness and human rights. A key responsibility of the Development Officer will be to maintain and develop the ALLIANCE’s membership and build on ALLIANCE storytelling initiatives.

The successful applicant must be able to travel throughout Scotland at times as the need arises. A flexible approach to working hours is therefore essential, as occasional additional hours and overnight stays may be required.

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Engagement Development Officer

  • Full time
  • £25,408
  • Glasgow
  • Closing 7th February 2022

The Health and Social Care Alliance Scotland (the ALLIANCE) is an independent Scottish Charity funded by a grant from the Scottish Government. Our vision is for a Scotland where people of all ages who are disabled or living with long term conditions, and unpaid carers, have a strong voice and enjoy their right to live well, as equal and active citizens, free from discrimination, with support and services that put them at the centre.

The ALLIANCE has three core aims; we seek to:

  • Ensure people are at the centre, that their voices, expertise, and rights drive policy and sit at the heart of design, delivery and improvement of support and services.
  • Support transformational change, towards approaches that work with individual and community assets, helping people to stay well, supporting human rights, self-management, co-production, and independent living.
  • Champion and support the third sector as a vital strategic and delivery partner and foster better cross-sector understanding and partnership.

The ALLIANCE is recruiting for a new Engagement Development Officer to join our Carer Voices team.

The Engagement Development Officer will play a key role in engaging with Carer Voices’ stakeholders and providing research and activity support to the Carer Voices programme and the wider ALLIANCE team.

The successful applicant must be able to travel regularly throughout Scotland. A flexible approach to working hours is essential, as occasional additional hours and overnight stays will be required.

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Community Links Practitioners

  • Full time
  • £25,408
  • Glasgow
  • Closing 22nd November 2021

Location:

Drumchapel 1 full time post

Shettleston 1 x 17.5 hours post

Pollok 1 x full time post

As a Community Links Practitioner, you will be embedded both in a GP practice, and within the community that the practice serves. You will work with anyone, with any issue, who needs help – the only condition is registration at the GP practice in which you are based.

You will have the opportunity to create bespoke and innovative solutions in collaboration with the people you support, and to signpost ways for individuals to live well, on their own terms, in their own community. The support that you deliver is defined through close and non-judgemental relationships, and through a continual process of engagement with the local community.

You will make a difference to people’s lives by being there to help when they need you. There are no limits to the number of contacts you may have – if you can provide help, you can be there. You will contribute to easing pressures on the GP practice and will help to improve the wellbeing of the practice team. This role will allow you to become a valued member of the community and will contribute significantly to community wellbeing and resilience. You will help people to help themselves in surprising and creative ways.

In applying for this job, you must have experience of working with people who are experiencing complex social and emotional circumstances, and a strong understanding of the challenges faced by people living in areas of socio-economic deprivation in relation to living well.

Are you good with people, and driven to help people to live well?

Are you emotionally resilient, organised and creative?

Do you thrive in an environment where effective communication is key?

This is a very human role, where solutions are founded in trust and honest relationships. If you want to make a real and measurable impact on people’s lives, please consider applying.

PVG Scheme membership is required for this post.

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Statistician/Data Analyst

  • Full time
  • £32,207
  • Glasgow
  • Closing 1st November 2021

We are recruiting for a Statistician/Data Analyst to provide high quality statistical information for a variety of programmes and projects including the Links Worker programme.

The ALLIANCE is engaged in a variety of complex activities designed to support significant change towards approaches that work with individuals and community assets, helping people to stay well, supporting human rights, self-management, co-production and independent living, and to support better cross sector understanding and partnership between the statutory and third sectors.

We are looking for someone with expertise in providing statistical support for a wide variety of projects. If you have very strong mathematical/statistical, analytical and IT problem solving skills we would like to hear from you.

You will be able to frame questions, identify clients' and colleagues' needs, identify what data are required, identify trends and anomalies, engage with practitioners to understand underlying reasons and emerging themes and engage with our policy team to generate policy recommendations. Strong quantitative analysis skills, and the ability to help to inform colleagues and collaborate on the design of robust qualitative studies are essential.

Ideally the successful candidate will have a PhD or MSc in a relevant numerate discipline and possess an interest and understanding of health and social care in Scotland. Experience in the use and interrogation of information systems, spreadsheets and databases is also required, as are excellent communication skills.

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Digital Network Officer

  • Full time
  • £25,408
  • Glasgow
  • Closing 1st October 2021

This role will be key in developing the Digital Citizen Panel to ensure people are at the heart of digital service design, delivery and improvement. The Digital Citizen Panel supports the work of the Digital Citizen Delivery Board by ensuring that people living in Scotland are able to influence the development of digital health and care services and apps based on their lived personal experiences.

If you have excellent communication skills, a strong evidenced understanding of digital healthcare, experience of partnership working, experience of developing resources and facilitating accessible training and an understanding of social research methods and evaluation principles and approaches then we would like to hear from you.

Successful applications must be able to travel on occasion throughout Scotland. A flexible approach to working hours is essential, as occasional additional hours and overnight stays may be required.

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Community Links Practitioners

  • Full time or Part time
  • £25,408
  • Glasgow
  • Closing 22nd September 2021

Drumchapel 2 x 17.5 hours posts or 1 full time post

Shettleston 1 x 17.5 hours post

As a Community Links Practitioner, you will be embedded both in a GP practice, and within the community that that practice serves. You will work with anyone, with any issue, who needs help – the only condition is registration at the GP practice in which you are based.

You will have the opportunity to create bespoke and innovative solutions in collaboration with the people you support, and to signpost ways for individuals to live well, on their own terms, in their own community. The support that you deliver is defined through close and non-judgemental relationships, and through a continual process of engagement with the local community.

You will make a difference to people’s lives by being there to help when they need you. There are no limits to the number of contacts you may have – if you can provide help, you can be there. You will contribute to easing pressures on the GP practice and will help to improve the wellbeing of the practice team. This role will allow you to become a valued member of the community and will contribute significantly to community wellbeing and resilience. You will help people to help themselves in surprising and creative ways.

In applying for this job, you must have experience of working with people who are experiencing complex social and emotional circumstances, and a strong understanding of the challenges faced by people living in areas of socio-economic deprivation in relation to living well.

Are you good with people, and driven to help people to live well?

Are you emotionally resilient, organised and creative?

Do you thrive in an environment where effective communication is key?

This is a very human role, where solutions are founded in trust and honest relationships. If you want to make a real and measurable impact on people’s lives, please consider applying.

PVG Scheme membership is required for this post.

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Community Links Practitioners

  • Full time or Part time
  • £25,408
  • Glasgow
  • Closing 16th August 2021

The Health and Social Care Alliance Scotland is an independent Scottish Charity and works with the Scottish Government as a strategic intermediary in health and social care with core funding for that purpose. Our vision is for a Scotland where people of all ages who are disabled or living with long term conditions, and unpaid carers, have a strong voice and enjoy their right to live well, as equal and active citizens, free from discrimination, with support and services that put them at the centre.

The aim of the Links Worker Programme is to support people to live well through strengthening connections between community resources and primary care in deprived areas in Scotland.

We are expanding our Links Worker Programme into new GP practices across Glasgow. We are recruiting for the following posts: Community Links Practitioners

The Community Links Practitioner will provide a person-centred service that is responsive to the needs and interests of a GP practice population. They will support them to identify issues that affect their ability to live well. Working collaboratively with individuals, the post holder will support them through decision making processes to help them decide upon the issues that they would like to address and help them to overcome any barriers to addressing these.

You must have experience of working with people who are experiencing complex social and emotional circumstances, and a strong understanding of the challenges faced by people living in areas of socio-economic deprivation in relation to living well.

PVG Scheme membership is required for this post.

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The Health and Social Care Alliance Scotland (the ALLIANCE) is an independent Scottish Charity funded by a grant from the Scottish Government. Our vision is for a Scotland where people of all ages who are disabled or living with long term conditions, and unpaid carers, have a strong voice and enjoy their right to live well, as equal and active citizens, free from discrimination, with support and services that put them at the centre.

The ALLIANCE has three core aims; we seek to:

  • Ensure people are at the centre, that their voices, expertise and rights drive policy and sit at the heart of design, delivery and improvement of support and services.
  • Support transformational change, towards approaches that work with individual and community assets, helping people to stay well, supporting human rights, self-management, co-production and independent living.
  • Champion and support the third sector as a vital strategic and delivery partner and foster better cross-sector understanding and partnership.

The ALLIANCE is recruiting for a new Digital Health Assistant to work within the Digital Health and Care team. This role will be key in supporting the delivery of the Digital Health and Care programme outcomes, including that of Discover Digital and the Digital Citizen Panel, as well as any other current projects.

This role will involve working closely with a range of stakeholders in the third sector and wider Scottish digital health and care community. This includes people with long term conditions and their unpaid carers, third sector organisations, the NHS and the Scottish Government.

The successful applicant must be able to travel on occasion throughout Scotland. A flexible approach to working hours is essential, as occasional additional hours and overnight stays may be required.

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Senior Community Links Officer

  • Full time
  • £32,207
  • Glasgow
  • Closing 25th June 2021

The Health and Social Care Alliance Scotland is an independent Scottish Charity and works with the Scottish Government as a strategic intermediary in health and social care with core funding for that purpose. Our vision is for a Scotland where people of all ages who are disabled or living with long term conditions, and unpaid carers, have a strong voice and enjoy their right to live well, as equal and active citizens, free from discrimination, with support and services that put them at the centre.

The aim of the Links Worker Programme is to support people to live well through strengthening connections between community resources and primary care in deprived areas in Scotland.

We are expanding our Links Worker Programme into new GP practices across the city.

The Senior Community Links Officer (SCLO) will provide a person-centred service that is responsive to the needs and interests of GP practice population living in an area affected by socio-economic deprivation and work collaboratively to manage a cohort of Community Links Practitioners (CLP) and providing support to the Programme Manager to ensure that the team is properly resourced and supported to fulfil their roles and responsibilities and deliver on outcomes.

You must have experience of working with people who are experiencing complex social and emotional circumstances, and a strong understanding of the challenges faced by people living in areas of socio-economic deprivation in relation to living well and have previous line management experience.

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Community Links Practitioner

  • Full time or Part time
  • Circa £25,408
  • Glasgow & West Dunbartonshire
  • Closing 25th June 2021

The Health and Social Care Alliance Scotland is an independent Scottish Charity and works with the Scottish Government as a strategic intermediary in health and social care with core funding for that purpose. Our vision is for a Scotland where people of all ages who are disabled or living with long term conditions, and unpaid carers, have a strong voice and enjoy their right to live well, as equal and active citizens, free from discrimination, with support and services that put them at the centre.

The aim of the Links Worker Programme is to support people to live well through strengthening connections between community resources and primary care in deprived areas in Scotland.

We are expanding our Links Worker Programme into new GP practices across Glasgow and West Dunbartonshire.

The Community Links Practitioner will provide a person-centred service that is responsive to the needs and interests of a GP practice population. They will support them to identify issues that affect their ability to live well. Working collaboratively with individuals, the post holder will support them through decision making processes to help them decide upon the issues that they would like to address and help them to overcome any barriers to addressing these.

You must have experience of working with people who are experiencing complex social and emotional circumstances, and a strong understanding of the challenges faced by people living in areas of socio-economic deprivation in relation to living well.

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The Health and Social Care Alliance Scotland (The ALLIANCE) is an independent Scottish Charity funded by a grant from the Scottish Government. Our vision is for a Scotland where people of all ages who are disabled or living with long term conditions, and unpaid carers, have a strong voice and enjoy their right to live well, as equal and active citizens, free from discrimination, with support and services that put them at the centre.

The ALLIANCE has three core aims; we seek to:

  • Ensure people are at the centre, that their voices, expertise and rights drive policy and sit at the heart of design, delivery and improvement of support and services.
  • Support transformational change, towards approaches that work with individual and community assets, helping people to stay well, supporting human rights, self-management, co-production and independent living.
  • Champion and support the third sector as a vital strategic and delivery partner and foster better cross-sector understanding and partnership.

The ALLIANCE is recruiting for a new Development Officer to work within the Development Team. This role will have a focus on Health and Social Care Integration and the Getting to Know GIRFEC programmes.

The Development Officer role sits within the strategic aims and outcomes of the ALLIANCE. This includes an emphasis on the voice of lived experience, person-centredness and human rights. The ALLIANCE will be working with an increased focus on Realistic Medicine, Health and Social Care Integration, the National Clinical Strategy, the Dementia Strategy, the Health and Social Care Delivery Plan and the incorporation of the UNCRC. The Development Officer role will be key in the co-production of these strategies and delivering the outcomes.

Working as part of a team, you will bring a sound understanding of involving people and communities to influence change.

The successful applicant must be able to travel regularly throughout Scotland. A flexible approach to working hours is essential, as occasional additional hours and overnight stays may be required.

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Senior Community Links Officer

  • Full time
  • £32,207
  • Glasgow
  • Closing 17th May 2021

The Health and Social Care Alliance Scotland is an independent Scottish Charity and works with the Scottish Government as a strategic intermediary in health and social care with core funding for that purpose. Our vision is for a Scotland where people of all ages who are disabled or living with long term conditions, and unpaid carers, have a strong voice and enjoy their right to live well, as equal and active citizens, free from discrimination, with support and services that put them at the centre.

The aim of the Links Worker Programme is to support people to live well through strengthening connections between community resources and primary care in deprived areas in Scotland.

We are expanding our Links Worker Programme into new GP practices across the city.

The Senior Community Links Officer (SCLO) will provide a person-centred service that is responsive to the needs and interests of GP practice population living in an area affected by socio-economic deprivation and work collaboratively to manage a cohort of Community Links Practitioners (CLP) and providing support to the Programme Manager to ensure that the team is properly resourced and supported to fulfil their roles and responsibilities and deliver on outcomes.

You must have experience of working with people who are experiencing complex social and emotional circumstances, and a strong understanding of the challenges faced by people living in areas of socio-economic deprivation in relation to living well and have previous line management experience.

PVG Scheme membership is required for this post.

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Community Links Practitioner

  • Full time or Part time
  • £25,408
  • Glasgow
  • Closing 17th May 2021

The Health and Social Care Alliance Scotland is an independent Scottish Charity and works with the Scottish Government as a strategic intermediary in health and social care with core funding for that purpose. Our vision is for a Scotland where people of all ages who are disabled or living with long term conditions, and unpaid carers, have a strong voice and enjoy their right to live well, as equal and active citizens, free from discrimination, with support and services that put them at the centre.

The aim of the Links Worker Programme is to support people to live well through strengthening connections between community resources and primary care in deprived areas in Scotland.

We are expanding our Links Worker Programme into new GP practices across the city.

We are recruiting for the following new full time and part time posts:

4 posts will be 0.6 FTE (21 hours) per week.

4 post will be 35 hours per week covering 2 practices.

The Community Links Practitioner will provide a person-centred service that is responsive to the needs and interests of a GP practice population. They will support them to identify issues that affect their ability to live well. Working collaboratively with individuals, the post holder will support them through decision making processes to help them decide upon the issues that they would like to address and help them to overcome any barriers to addressing these.

You must have experience of working with people who are experiencing complex social and emotional circumstances, and a strong understanding of the challenges faced by people living in areas of socio-economic deprivation in relation to living well.

PVG Scheme membership is required for this post.

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Sensory Hub Officer (Sight Loss)

  • Full time
  • £25,408
  • Glasgow
  • Closing 14th April 2021

The Health and Social Care Alliance Scotland (The ALLIANCE) is an independent Scottish Charity funded by a grant from the Scottish Government. Our vision is for a Scotland where people of all ages who are disabled or living with long term conditions, and unpaid carers, have a strong voice and enjoy their right to live well, as equal and active citizens, free from discrimination, with support and services that put them at the centre.

The ALLIANCE has three core aims; we seek to:

  • Ensure people are at the centre, that their voices, expertise and rights drive policy and sit at the heart of design, delivery and improvement of support and services.
  • Support transformational change, towards approaches that work with individual and community assets, helping people to stay well, supporting human rights, self-management, co-production and independent living.
  • Champion and support the third sector as a vital strategic and delivery partner and foster better cross-sector understanding and partnership.

The Sensory Hub Officer (Sight Loss) forms an integral role within an exciting new team at The ALLIANCE – The Scottish Sensory Hub. This post will operate within the strategic aims of The ALLIANCE with an emphasis on the voice of lived experience, co-production and human rights.

The post will draw from the significant history and ethos of The Scottish Council on Visual Impairment (SCOVI) who are now joining The Scottish Sensory Hub as part of The ALLIANCE. SCOVI’s mission - for blind and partially sighted people throughout Scotland to lead independent and inclusive lives - will continue to be enshrined within The Sensory Hub.

The post holder will have the ability to develop and strengthen informed relationships across the Scottish sight loss sector and engage with the wider sensory sector. The role requires skill in working to your own initiative, as part of a wider team and the ability to manage competing priorities across a range of strategic policies and outcomes. The post holder will be a skilled coordinator and experienced networker. The ability to synthesise information, produce high quality reports, engage with research-led practice and to promote a rights-based approach across the sensory field is essential.

The successful applicant must be able to travel regularly throughout Scotland. A flexible approach to working hours is essential, as occasional additional hours and overnight stays will be required.

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