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Development Officer - Projects

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

  • Advertised from 27th September 2023
  • 21 hours per week. Fixed Term until 31 August 2024.


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.

Application notes

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

Closing date for applications is 9am on Wednesday 18 October 2023.

Interviews will be held on week beginning 30 October 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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