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Community Links Practitioner

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

  • Advertised from 24th April 2023
  • 35 hours per week or 17.5 hours per week. Full time post fixed for 2 years and part time post fixed for 1 year. Potential for extension depending on funding.


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.

Application notes

For an application pack please see our website at, or contact HR at

Closing date for applications is 9:00 am on Tuesday 9 May.

Interviews will be held on Wednesday 17 May.

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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