CCPS – Coalition of Care and Support Providers in Scotland
CCPS – Coalition of Care and Support Providers in Scotland

Charity registered in Scotland SC029199

Coalition of Care and Support Providers in Scotland


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Policy and Projects Officers

  • Full time or Part time
  • £34,064
  • Edinburgh contract base with flexible home / office working.
  • Closing 5th June 2023

About us

The Coalition of Care and Support Providers is the voice of not-for-profit social care providers in Scotland and we are growing. With new funding, we want to employ a new team of policy and project officers to help us drive change as part of a forward looking, successful team.

CCPS is at the heart of influencing Scotland’s radical social care reform agenda. It’s a busy landscape right now, with great opportunities to make a tangible difference for more than a quarter of a million people supported every year by our membership of more than 90 not-for-profit social care and support providers.

We want to see a social care sector in Scotland where individuals and families can realise their own aspirations, and thrive, through support which is rooted in human rights and meaningful relationships. And we want social care to be designed collaboratively, delivered locally and accessible equitably to everyone who needs it.

As an organisation, we aim to live these values with integrity in how we work with each other, with our members, and with our partners.

CCPS, and its hosted units, influence a range of policy areas focused on national reform agendas, workforce issues, service commissioning and procurement, children and young people, digital / data innovations, housing support and criminal justice. Find out more about our Organisational Commitments here.

The role and recruitment process

We are looking for policy professionals with strong social policy skills and experience, a commitment to collaboration and a creative focus on finding solutions in a complex landscape. You do not need to be specific subject specialists, but you will have a curious mind and willingness to learn.

We are currently advertising for Policy and Projects Officer posts in the following areas:

• Workforce (full time)

• Commissioning and Procurement (full time)

• Criminal Justice (4 days per week or full time) with the Criminal Justice Voluntary Sector Forum

• National social care reform and resilience (three days per week, 9 months)

The benefits

Like many organisations, CCPS is working to update its ways of working, policies, and procedures in light of experiences through the pandemic. The successful candidate will have the opportunity to shape these with us in 2023-24.

Benefits include:

• A salary starting at £34,064

• Joining a high performing and kind team doing meaningful and influential work

• Flexibility in home / office working

• 36 days of annual leave including 11 bank holidays (6 set bank holidays)

• The opportunity to join a Group Personal Pension Plan with an employer contribution of 6% and a minimum employee contribution of 4%.

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Communications & Parliamentary Officer

  • Full time
  • £32,442
  • Edinburgh office, with the option of some home working
  • Closing 20th March 2023

About CCPS

The Coalition of Care and Support Providers’ mission is to identify, represent, promote and safeguard the interests of third sector and not-for-profit social care and support providers in Scotland, so that they can maximise the impact they have on meeting social need.

We are at the heart of influencing Scotland’s radical social care reform agenda. It’s a busy landscape right now, with great opportunities to make a tangible difference for more than a quarter of a million people supported every year by our membership of more than 90 not-for-profit social care and support providers.

We want to see a social care sector in Scotland where individuals and families can realise their own aspirations, and thrive, through support which is rooted in human rights and meaningful relationships. And we want social care to be designed collaboratively, delivered locally and accessible equitably to everyone who needs it.

As an organisation, we want to live these values with integrity in how we work with each other, with our members, and with our partners.

Sound interesting? We are recruiting a new post of Communications & Parliamentary Officer to help us deliver on these aims and contribute to strengthening our reach, driving change and influencing a social care system designed for, and with, people.

The Role and You

Our Parliamentary and Communications Officer will drive our parliamentary engagement work, with a particular focus on legislative reform and the Fair Work agenda, ensuring that CCPS’s messages, aims and values are shared effectively with key stakeholders.

Alongside the parliamentary brief, you’ll develop and expand our communications, with a particular focus on digital communications and media engagement.

You’ll bring with you a thorough understanding of Scotland’s political landscape and how Holyrood works, and significant experience in communications and media engagement, with particular skills in social media and growing audiences online.

Helping to build our voice, implement our brand and contribute to quality improvement, you will be a valued-led professional committed to inclusion and an ethical approach to sharing people’s stories. You’ll be part of a small communications team, line managed by the Head of Communications & Engagement.

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Top job! Director of Policy Programmes

  • Full time
  • £53,718
  • Edinburgh office, but staff are currently hybrid working from home/office.
  • Closing 31st October 2022

About CCPS

The Coalition of Care and Support Providers is at the heart of influencing Scotland’s radical social care reform agenda. It’s a busy landscape right now, with great opportunities to make a tangible difference for more than a quarter of a million people supported every year by our membership of over 90 not-for-profit social care and support providers.

We want to see a social care sector in Scotland where individuals and families can realise their own aspirations, and thrive, through support which is rooted in human rights and meaningful relationships. And we want social care to be designed collaboratively, delivered locally and accessible equitably to everyone who needs it.

As an organisation, we want to live these values with integrity in how we work with each other, with our members, and with our partners.

Sound interesting? We are recruiting a new post of Director of Policy Programmes to help us drive change and influence a social care system designed for, and with, people.

The Role and You

We are looking for a successful and creative senior policy professional to join our small and influential team to lead the day-to-day delivery of impactful policy across our key portfolios and take an active role in our senior leadership team.

You’ll have proven experience in successfully influencing change in national policy, preferably in social care, or a closely related field such as health or housing, with an in-depth understanding of how policy is made in Scotland. You’ll enjoy working collaboratively to find solutions to difficult social policy and practice problems. You’ll be used to representing an organisation at the highest levels. And you’ll be able to demonstrate that you can develop individual staff and teams.

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Top job! Head of Communications & Engagement

  • Full time
  • £46,929
  • Edinburgh office, but staff are currently hybrid working from home/office.
  • Closing 31st October 2022

About CCPS

The Coalition of Care and Support Providers is at the heart of influencing Scotland’s radical social care reform agenda. It’s a busy landscape right now, with great opportunities to make a tangible difference for more than a quarter of a million people supported every year by our membership of over 90 not-for-profit social care and support providers.

We want to see a social care sector in Scotland where individuals and families can realise their own aspirations, and thrive, through support which is rooted in human rights and meaningful relationships. And we want social care to be designed collaboratively, delivered locally and accessible equitably to everyone who needs it.

As an organisation, we want to live these values with integrity in how we work with each other, with our members, and with our partners.

Sound interesting? We are recruiting a new post of Head of Communications & Engagement to help us drive change and influence a social care system designed for, and with, people.

The Role and You

Our Head of Communications & Engagement will provide advice to the CEO on strategic communications and engagement activity on priority areas such as the National Care Service and the cost-of-living crisis. You’ll already hold good relationships with the Scottish media and other influencers and, preferably, you’ll have existing knowledge of social care, the third sector or a related field. You’ll develop and drive our organisation-wide communications plan, building impactful messaging across channels as well as retaining hands-on delivery of our media function. You’ll also work with our policy staff to develop our engagement work with members and partner organisation as we build our voice for change.

You will manage our Parliamentary & Public Affairs Officer and our Membership & Events Officer and will also be part of the CCPS leadership team.

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This vacancy has now closed

Parliamentary & Public Affairs Officer

  • Full time
  • £32,442
  • Edinburgh office, but staff are currently hybrid working from home/office.
  • Closing 31st October 2022

About CCPS

The Coalition of Care and Support Providers is at the heart of influencing Scotland’s radical social care reform agenda. It’s a busy landscape right now, with great opportunities to make a tangible difference for more than a quarter of a million people supported every year by our membership of over 90 not-for-profit social care and support providers.

We want to see a social care sector in Scotland where individuals and families can realise their own aspirations, and thrive, through support which is rooted in human rights and meaningful relationships. And we want social care to be designed collaboratively, delivered locally and accessible equitably to everyone who needs it.

As an organisation, we want to live these values with integrity in how we work with each other, with our members, and with our partners.

Sound interesting? We are recruiting a new post of Parliamentary and Public Affairs Officer to help us drive change and influence a social care system designed for, and with, people.

The Role and You

The CCPS Parliamentary and Public Affairs Officer will bring expertise and experience in engaging with the Scottish Parliament to help us shape the National Care Service legislation, and other legislative and regulatory reforms, so that they genuinely deliver for people using the services provided by our members. You will work with us to develop our relationships with partners to explore ideas for change and you’ll help us to keep on top of the latest thinking on reforms. And you’ll provide information to our members to keep them up to speed with legislation and support them to get their voice heard with politicians.

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This vacancy has now closed

Data and Research Officer

  • Full time
  • £32,442
  • Edinburgh office, but staff are currently hybrid working from home/office.
  • Closing 31st October 2022

About CCPS

The Coalition of Care and Support Providers is at the heart of influencing Scotland’s radical social care reform agenda. It’s a busy landscape right now, with great opportunities to make a tangible difference for more than a quarter of a million people supported every year by our membership of over 90 not-for-profit social care and support providers.

We want to see a social care sector in Scotland where individuals and families can realise their own aspirations, and thrive, through support which is rooted in human rights and meaningful relationships. And we want social care to be designed collaboratively, delivered locally and accessible equitably to everyone who needs it.

As an organisation, we want to live these values with integrity in how we work with each other, with our members, and with our partners.

Sound interesting? We are recruiting a new post of Data and Research Officer to help us drive change and influence a social care system designed for, and with, people.

The Role and You

There is significant activity underway in Scotland to use digital resources to improve care, particularly through plans for the new National Care Service. We are looking for a new member of staff to join our team with a passion for applying their expertise in data and research. You’ll engage with staff, members, and partners to shape the detail of new data sets and records to improve our understanding of the social care sector and the lives of people engaged with it. We also want to build our own expertise and capacity in CCPS so that we can commission, gather and use data and research to best effect, and you will work across teams to support us building new skills.

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Policy and Information Officer (part time)

  • Part time
  • £30,576 pro-rata
  • Edinburgh, staff are currently working from home
  • Closing 3rd June 2022

Housing Support Enabling Unit

The Housing Support Enabling Unit assists agencies delivering housing support across Scotland. We are now looking for a Policy and Information Officer to undertake the range of policy and information tasks within the Unit. This will include facilitating discussion with stakeholders; writing briefings and consultation responses and promoting the role of housing support.

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Digital Programme Policy and Development Officer

  • Full time
  • £30,576
  • Edinburgh, staff are currently working from home
  • Closing 27th May 2022

We are looking for an enthusiastic and proactive person to work with our Digital Lead to develop and deliver the work of the CCPS Digital Programme.

You will have some knowledge of data and digital systems in health and social care, be a skilful communicator with experience of development and supporting collaborative working, be comfortable facilitating group activities and discussions and have experience of writing briefing papers and designing events.

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CJVSF Development Coordinator

  • Full time
  • £30,576
  • Edinburgh, staff are currently working from home
  • Closing 3rd June 2022

We are looking for an enthusiastic and proactive person to work alongside our other CJVSF Development Coordinator to coordinate and develop the work of the Criminal Justice Voluntary Sector Forum (CJVSF).

You will be a skilful communicator with experience of building stakeholder relationships and supporting collaborative working. You will have knowledge of Scottish justice policy and related policy areas, be comfortable facilitating group activities and discussions and have experience of writing briefing papers.

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We are looking for a creative and proactive team player to lead on public affairs and communications at CCPS at a critical moment for social care in Scotland.

You will be a skilful communicator with a background in influencing and building stakeholder relationships, experienced in generating digital content and managing digital media and events. You will also be well versed in Scottish politics and public policy and bring an understanding of parliamentary processes and procedures along with experience of writing briefings and speeches.

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Top job! Chief Executive

  • Full time
  • Circa £70,000
  • Edinburgh
  • Closing 25th March 2022

At CCPS our mission is to ensure third sector and not-for-profit social care and support providers can maximise the impact they have on meeting social need across Scotland’s communities.

Our new Chief Executive will be joining the organisation at moment of huge change and opportunity for social care in Scotland. Working with our Board you will promote and safeguard the interests of our members, marshalling their expertise and experience to influence the future direction of policy and delivery.

We are looking for someone who can lead our highly committed and knowledgeable staff team and work with a diverse Board of social care leaders to build on our long-standing reputation as an informed, constructive, and credible organisation.

If you share our vision for social care and are passionate about putting people at the heart of care and support, we want to hear from you.

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Information and Better Futures Officer

  • Part time
  • £30,576 – £32,432 pro-rata
  • Housing Support Enabling Unit, Edinburgh
  • Closing 22nd November 2021

The Housing Support Enabling Unit assists agencies delivering housing support across Scotland. We are now looking for an Information and Better Futures Officer to undertake the full range of information tasks within the Unit. This will include supporting and managing the use of the Better Futures online outcomes measuring system as well as creating short newsletters, e-bulletins and posting website content.

A secondment arrangement would be welcome.

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Policy & Development Officer (Workforce)

  • Full time
  • £29,686 – £33,321
  • Edinburgh/Glasgow (current Covid-19 restrictions require working from home)
  • Closing 6th May 2021

CCPS (The Coalition of Care & Support Providers in Scotland) are looking for someone with experience of working in a policy, information and/or development role with knowledge and understanding of voluntary sector social care and support services in Scotland. The ideal candidate will also have experience of research and information gathering and writing/producing information materials and publications to a high standard.

The new post-holder will support the CCPS Workforce Development Network of voluntary sector social care providers. Their specific focus will be on workforce planning, career pathways and progression and the workforce elements of the CCPS digital programme. Secondments are welcome.

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