Health and Social Care Alliance Scotland
Health and Social Care Alliance Scotland

Charity registered in Scotland SC037475

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.

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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.

The ALLIANCE is recruiting for a new Development Officer to work within the Self Management and Co-production Hub programmes. This role will have a focus on Health and Social Care Integration and the Getting to Know GIRFEC programme.

The Development Officer role sits 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 with an increased focus on Realistic Medicine, Health and Social Care Integration, the National Clinical Strategy, the Dementia Strategy and the Health and Social Care Delivery Plan. The Development Officer role will be key in the co-production of these strategies and delivering the outcomes.

Working as part of a team, you will bring a sound understanding of involving people and communities to influence change.

The successful applicant must be able to travel regularly throughout Scotland. A flexible approach to working hours is essential, as occasional additional hours and overnight stays will be required.

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The Health and Social Care Alliance Scotland is an independent Scottish Charity and works with the Scottish Government as a strategic intermediary in health and social care with core funding for that purpose. 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 aim of the Links Worker Programme is to support people to live well through strengthening connections between community resources and primary care in deprived areas in Scotland.

We are expanding our Links Worker Programme into new GP practices across the city.

The Community Links Practitioner will provide a person-centred service that is responsive to the needs and interests of a GP practice population. They will support them to identify issues that affect their ability to live well. Working collaboratively with individuals, 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.

PVG Scheme membership is required for this post.

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Community Links Practitioner

  • Full time
  • £26,000
  • Drumchapel and Yoker
  • Closing 14th August 2020

The Health and Social Care Alliance Scotland is an independent Scottish Charity and works with the Scottish Government as a strategic intermediary in health and social care with core funding for that purpose. 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 aim of the Links Worker Programme is to support people to live well through strengthening connections between community resources and primary care in deprived areas in Scotland.

We are expanding our Links Worker Programme into new GP practices across the city. We are recruiting for the following new post: Community Links Practitioner.

The Community Links Practitioner will provide a person-centred service that is responsive to the needs and interests of a GP practice population. They will support them to identify issues that affect their ability to live well. Working collaboratively with individuals, 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.

PVG Scheme membership is required for this post.

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Policy and Public Affairs Manager

  • Full time
  • £35,000
  • Glasgow
  • Closing 3rd August 2020

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.

The ALLIANCE is recruiting for a new Policy and Public Affairs Manager to join our Policy and Communications team.

The purpose of the role is to ensure the ALLIANCE produces high quality policy, public affairs and communications work – shaped with its members – and that the organisation, and the Health and Social Care Academy Programme, has a high profile and strong influence across a broad range of stakeholders/decision makers.

The successful applicant must be able to travel regularly throughout Scotland. A flexible approach to working hours is essential, as occasional additional hours and overnight stays will be required.

To arrange an informal discussion about the role please contact Lucy Mulvagh at lucy.mulvagh@alliance-scotland.org.uk

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Academy Programme Manager

  • Full time
  • £31,888
  • Based in Glasgow
  • Closing 25th August 2020

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.

The ALLIANCE is recruiting for a new Academy Programme Manager to join our Policy and Communications team.

The Health and Social Care Academy is a dynamic programme of activity designed to support transformation in health and social care. All Academy activities will have innovation and lived experience at its heart. The Academy Programme Manager will support the Policy and Communications Director to develop and deliver the Academy programme, providing leadership and building profile, relationships, funding opportunities, partnerships and impact.

The successful applicant must be able to travel regularly throughout Scotland. A flexible approach to working hours is essential, as occasional additional hours and overnight stays will be required.

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Policy and Information Assistant

  • Full time
  • £18,000
  • Glasgow
  • Closing 11th September 2020

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.

The Policy and Information Assistant will support Policy and Communications and the wider ALLIANCE team by undertaking high quality research and engaging with policy making processes to contribute to enhancing the third sector’s role in the health and social care landscape.

The successful applicants must be able to travel regularly throughout Scotland. A flexible approach to working hours is essential, as occasional additional hours and overnight stays will be required.

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Policy and Information Officer

  • Full time
  • £25,000
  • Glasgow
  • Closing 11th September 2020

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.

The Policy and Information Officer will play a key role in driving the ALLIANCE’s work to influence policy, informed by the voice of people who use health and social care support and services. The role will also support the ALLIANCE’s members (organisations and individuals) to make themselves heard directly by decision makers.

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Top job! ALISS Programme Technical Manager

  • Full time
  • £35,700
  • Based in Glasgow with regular travel throughout Scotland
  • Closing 30th November 2020

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.

In pursuit of this vision and these aims the ALLIANCE delivers several high profile programmes for the Scottish Government and currently we have a rare opportunity to recruit a suitably experienced and qualified individual to join our team.

ALISS is a unique innovation, funded by Scottish Government and delivered by the Health and Social Care Alliance Scotland. It has its origins in the lived experience of people trying to find things in their communities (people, places, activities and opportunities) to help them live well, and aims to make information about local sources of support easier to find. The Programme Manager role is one of the new or revised roles designed to meet the needs of the restructured ALISS Programme moving forward into the next 2/3 year phase. The job specification reflects the specialist nature of the role as an integral part of the ALISS team.

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