Healthlink 360
Healthlink 360

Charity registered in Scotland SC000948

Caring for those who care for others globally Founded as a charity in 1983, HealthLink360 is Scotland's leading provider of support to aid agency workers, medical relief teams, volunteers and missionaries who undertake overseas work in challenging and often hostile environments. Embracing our ethos of 'whole person care for global workers' HealthLink360 provides a unique service offering a comprehensive range of medical, psychological and travel health services both in person, at our Travel Clinic just outside Edinburgh, and online.

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Travel Nurse Specialist

  • Part time
  • Circa £35,000 pro-rata
  • Carberry, near Edinburgh (On site)
  • Closing 23rd April 2024

We have an exciting opportunity for a part time travel nurse specialist to join our travel clinic team.

If you are looking for an opportunity to use your skills in a small team environment, where you can give more time to each client and contribute to the preventative health care of those travelling overseas for work or leisure, this may be for you.

About HealthLink360

We are a Scottish charity and Scotland’s leading provider of medical, psychological and travel health support to mission and aid agency workers, medical relief teams and volunteers who undertake overseas work in challenging and often hostile environments; as well as those who work within the UK. Embracing our ethos of 'whole person

care’ HealthLink360 provides a unique service offering a comprehensive range of medical, psychological and travel health services. Our clients consist of mission and humanitarian agencies and their personnel, GAP year organisations, those in church leadership, families, young people as well as members of the general public.

We employ an experienced team (a mix of contracted and sessional) of doctors, travel nurses, clinical psychologists, counsellors and operational staff and are regulated by Healthcare Improvement Scotland.

Our travel clinic based at Carberry near Edinburgh (where this role is based) is open 3 days per week (08.30am – 4.30pm, Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday). Complementing our medical and psychological services, our travel nurse specialists provide individual tailored travel health consultations, travel health advice and vaccinations to clients

travelling for both work and leisure.

You can read more about us on our website at healthlink360.org

About the role

We are looking for a registered nurse to join our growing team. Authorised to practise in the UK, with travel, occupational health or practice nursing qualifications and experience, we offer a friendly working environment, a competitive level of pay and an interesting and varied role. We are situated in the beautiful grounds of Carberry Tower just outside Musselburgh, Edinburgh so own transport is necessary. Personal experience, knowledge or understanding of working overseas in a cross-cultural context is desirable. A job description and person specification are available via our website at: healthlink360.org/vacancies

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Sessional Doctor

  • Part time
  • Sessional
  • Edinburgh
  • Closing 31st January 2024

We are looking to recruit additional capacity into our team of experienced doctors, initially for a 6 month period but with the possibility to extend. The post holder will join our team of sessional doctors, offering medical assessment, health screening and health advice for HealthLink360 clients, who may be adults, young people, or children.

In view of the variable demand for our services, no set hours are confirmed for this role but work will be as is available and agreed. We envisage that this may potentially be up to 1-2 session/s per week, on average and dependant on available work.

As well as having a GMC registration and bringing extensive post-graduate experience and additional post-graduate training, we are particularly looking for candidates with a background in Occupational Health who have completed an Occupational Health qualification such as DOccMed or MFOM. We ask that the post holder work in sympathy with HealthLink360’s Christian ethos and in view of the nature of our work, we ideally seek a candidate with experience of living or working overseas.

We offer a friendly working environment, a competitive level of pay and hope that a candidate will be available to start as soon as possible.

A full job description and person specification can be found here or below.

Founded as a Christian Charity in 1983, HealthLink360 [SC000948] is Scotland's leading provider of support to missionaries, aid agency workers, medical relief teams and volunteers who undertake overseas work in challenging and often hostile environments. Additionally, we provide support here in Scotland to school groups preparing to travel, to the local community with counselling and working with Church organisations, assessing their candidates for Christian ministry.

Embracing our ethos of 'whole person care for global workers' HealthLink360 provides a unique service offering a comprehensive range of medical, psychological and travel health services both in person, at our travel clinic just outside Edinburgh, both on site and online.

HealthLink360 was born out of the personal experiences of its founders, the experience of those who travel internationally to work, often in intense and high-risk environments, only to return home physically or mentally fragile. We provide an expert level of care to our clients before they go, during their assignment and when they return. Our clients consist of mission and humanitarian organisations and their personnel, those in church leadership, families and young adults and members of the general public. We work with those from faith backgrounds and those of no particular faith.

We are regulated by Healthcare Improvement Scotland. You can read more about us on our website at healthlink360.org

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Top job! Medical Lead

  • Part time
  • Sessional
  • Carberry Clinic, mostly remote
  • Closing 2nd April 2023

There is an occupational requirement for the postholder to have an active Christian faith (under the Equality Act 2010).

Founded as a Christian Charity in 1983, HealthLink360 [SC000948] is Scotland's leading provider of support to missionaries, aid agency workers, medical relief teams and volunteers who undertake overseas work in challenging and often hostile environments. Additionally, we provide support here in Scotland to school groups preparing to travel, to the local community with counselling and working with Church organisations, assessing their candidates for Christian ministry.

Embracing our ethos of 'whole person care for global workers' HealthLink360 provides a unique service offering a comprehensive range of medical, psychological and travel health services both in person, at our travel clinic just outside Edinburgh, both on site and online.

HealthLink360 was born out of the personal experiences of its founders, the experience of those who travel internationally to work, often in intense and high-risk environments, only to return home physically or mentally fragile. We provide an expert level of care to our clients before they go, during their assignment and when they return.

We employ an experienced team of workers (a mix of contracted and sessional): doctors, travel nurses, clinical psychologists, counsellors and operational staff. We are regulated by Healthcare Improvement Scotland.

The Role

The role is 1-2 sessions per week (4-8 hours). It will be a hybrid model of working, mostly remote but in-person as certain tasks demand. Medical examinations will be performed at our Carberry clinic.

The role is split into two parts:

4 hours. The successful candidate will be responsible for leading six doctors on the team and offering medical advice to the managing director. Flexibility will be required to respond to emails or phone calls from colleagues during working hours on Tuesday to Friday. The medical lead will need to work in person at Carberry on occasions to attend meetings or to work face-to-face with the managing director.

4 hours maximum. In addition, the medical lead will perform occasional medical examinations on clients at our premises at Carberry. This will be in response to patient demand and will be remunerated at the same hourly pay rate.

A full job description and person specification can be foundHERE.

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Top job! Managing Director

  • Part time
  • £42,525 pro-rata
  • East Lothian
  • Closing 26th January 2023

Founded as a Christian Charity in 1983, HealthLink360 [SC000948] is Scotland's leading provider of support to missionaries, aid agency workers, medical relief teams and volunteers who undertake overseas work in challenging and often hostile environments. Additionally, we provide support here in Scotland to school groups preparing to travel, to the local community with counselling and working with Church organisations, assessing their candidates for Christian ministry.

Embracing our ethos of 'whole person care for global workers' HealthLink360 provides a unique service offering a comprehensive range of medical, psychological and travel health services both in person, at our Travel Clinic just outside Edinburgh, both on site and online.

HealthLink360 was born out of the personal experiences of its founders, the experience of those who travel internationally to work, often in intense and high-risk environments, only to return home physically or mentally fragile. We provide an expert level of care to our clients before they go, during their assignment and when they return.

We employ an experienced team of workers (a mix of contracted and sessional): doctors, travel nurses, clinical psychologists, counsellors and operational staff. We are regulated by Healthcare Improvement Scotland. You can read more about us on our website at healthlink360.org

The Role

HealthLink360 is now seeing a rapid rise in demand for services. Following careful governance during the pandemic, we have made a surplus each of the last two financial years. Following an evaluation of the future of the organisation as we emerged from the Covid pandemic we are confident about our future and are looking to appoint a new permanent Managing Director for the next stage of the journey.

Based at Carberry in East Lothian, the role involves leading the team in day-to-day matters as well as working with the trustees, monitoring performance, and setting the future direction of the organisation. The role is 3.5 days a week, with the clinic currently operating on a Tuesday, Wednesday & Friday. This opportunity would suit individuals from a variety of different backgrounds. However proven operational team leadership (over a minimum of 3 years) and budgetary experience are essential. Experience of some of the following would be advantageous: Organisational leadership, charity leadership & governance, health sector (either management or clinical), fundraising, marketing and working with board of trustees. Also desired is an all-rounder and hands on leader.

As a Christian organisation we would like to hear from people with an active faith, part of the role will be to also offer Christian and spiritual leadership to the team. Because HealthLink360 is a globally focused charity we enjoy the energy that a diverse team brings to our work, and we are committed to improving diversity amongst our staff, trustees, and supporters. We’re open to applications from a broad range of backgrounds and experience.

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Top job! CEO

  • Part time
  • £40,500 pro-rata
  • Carberry, East Lothian
  • Closing 16th June 2022

Founded as a Christian Charity in 1983, HealthLink360 [SC000948] is Scotland's leading provider of support to missionaries, aid agency workers, medical relief teams and volunteers who undertake overseas work in challenging and often hostile environments. Additionally, we provide support here in Scotland to school groups preparing to travel, to the local community with counselling and working with Church organisations, assessing their candidates for Christian ministry.

Embracing our ethos of 'whole person care for global workers' HealthLink360 provides a unique service offering a comprehensive range of medical, psychological and travel health services both in person, at our Travel Clinic just outside Edinburgh, both on site and online.

HealthLink360 was born out of the personal experiences of its founders, the experience of those who travel internationally to work, often in intense and high-risk environments, only to return home physically or mentally fragile. We provide an expert level of care to our clients before they go, during their assignment and when they return.

For 35years we have worked with numerous other charities and organisations, including Medecine Sans Frontieres, the NHS Ebola team to prepare their overseas volunteers for assignment and most recently preparing the UK Med Team for their mission work in Ukraine.

We employ an experienced team of workers (a mix of contracted and sessional): doctors, travel nurses, clinical psychologists, counsellors and operational staff. We are regulated by Healthcare Improvement Scotland. You can read more about us on our website at healthlink360.org

The Role

Due to careful governance during the pandemic, HealthLink360 is now seeing a rapid rise in demand for services. We have made a surplus each of the last two financial years, despite covid. In September 2021 we appointed an interim CEO to help us evaluate the future of the organisation. We are now confident about our future and wish to appoint a new permanent CEO for the next stage of the journey.

Based at Carberry in East Lothian, the role involves leading the team in day-to-day matters as well as working with the trustees, monitoring performance, and setting the future direction of the organisation. The role is 3 days a week, with the clinic currently operating on a Tuesday, Wednesday & Friday. This opportunity would suit individuals from a variety of different backgrounds. However proven operational team leadership (over a minimum of 3 years) and budgetary experience are essential. Experience of some of the following would be advantageous: Organisational leadership, charity leadership & governance, health sector (either management or clinical), fundraising, marketing and working with board of trustees.

As a Christian organisation we would like to hear from people with an active faith. Because HealthLink360 is a globally focused charity we enjoy the energy that a diverse team brings to our work, and we are committed to improving diversity amongst our staff, trustees, and supporters. We’re open to applications from a broad range of backgrounds and experience.

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Trustees - HealthLink360 (Unremunerated)

  • Management Board
  • Unpaid
  • Musselburgh
  • Closing 18th April 2022

Founded as a Christian Charity in 1983, HealthLink360 [SC000948] is Scotland's leading provider of support to missionaries, aid agency workers, medical relief teams and volunteers who undertake overseas work in challenging and often hostile environments.

Embracing our ethos of 'whole person care for global workers' HealthLink360 provides a unique service offering a comprehensive range of medical, psychological and travel health services both in person, at our Travel Clinic just outside Edinburgh, and online.

HealthLink360 was born out of personal experience, the experience of those who travel internationally to work, often in intense and high-risk environments, only to return home physically or mentally fragile. We provide an expert level of care to our clients before they go, during their assignment and when they return.

For nearly 40 years we have worked with numerous other charities and organisations, including Medicine Sans Frontiers and the NHS Ebola team to prepare their overseas volunteers for assignment.

We employ an experienced team of around twenty doctors, travel nurses, clinical psychologists and counsellors and are regulated by Healthcare Improvement Scotland. You can read more about us on our website at healthlink360.org

The Roles

Due to careful governance during the pandemic, HealthLink360 is now seeing a steady rise in demand for services. With the retirement of two long-standing members of the board we now want to make two new appointments to the board, who can help guide the future direction of the organisation as we adapt to the post-Covid world of international travel and voluntary service.

To supplement the skills of the existing board members, we are particularly keen to have applications from people whose skills may include some of the following: Financial Management; Operations; Fundraising; Clinical Psychology; Counselling; Charity Work [Overseas or in the UK]. As a Christian organisation we would like to hear from people with an active faith.

Because HealthLink360 is a globally focused charity we enjoy the energy that a diverse team brings to our work, and we are committed to improving diversity amongst our staff, trustees, and supporters. We encourage people from black and ethnic minority communities, as well as those who identify as having protected characteristics to apply for this role.

The role is voluntary and the involves a minimum of four board meetings a year plus ad hoc time averaging around two hours a month. The tenure is normally for four years, renewable for a further four by mutual agreement.

For an informal discussion about the role, please contact either Martin Holt [Interim Chief Exec] at mholt@healthlink360.org or Dr Keith Russell [Trustee] at krussell@healthlink360.org

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