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Development Officer

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

  • Advertised from 9th June 2023
  • 35 hours per week. Salary depending on experience. Fixed term until 30 June 2024 dependent on funding.


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.

Application notes

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Closing date for applications is Monday 26 June 2023

Interviews will be held on Monday 10 July 2023.

About the Health and Social Care Alliance Scotland

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.

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