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Senior Development Officer: Social Prescribing

  • Part time
  • £27,000 – £32,000 pro-rata
  • Hybrid with a combination of home-based working and working at VANL’s office/s and other locations in North Lanarkshire as required.
  • Closing 17th May 2022

  • Advertised from 4th May 2022
  • Salary depending on current or most recent salary. Temporary contract for 24 months. 21 hours per week.


Do you have previous experience within a Social Prescribing role? Are you interested in working in the community and voluntary sector? If so, then we would love to hear from you!

About the role

Voluntary Action North Lanarkshire is the respected and valued support organisation for the community and voluntary sector in North Lanarkshire.

The role will involve establishing, convening and supporting a NL Social Prescribing Working Group and supporting planning and delivery of a linked Community Solutions Prevention and Early Intervention fund.

For more information, please see the JD and Person Specification which is available on VANL’s website

VANL is a supportive employer and provides good benefits including:

  • 25 days annual leave pro rata (increasing up to 27 days after 5 years, 29 days after 8 years and 30 days after 10 years) and two special leave days for birthday and Xmas shopping)
  • 12 public holidays pro rata.
  • 6% employer’s contribution and minimum 3% employee contribution
  • Flexible working arrangements regarding hours and home-based working

Application notes

To apply: please refer to the post’s JD and person specification and send your CV and cover letter setting out why you are applying for the role and how your experience and skills match our requirements.

Please send to by 17th of May, 2022

If you would like to discuss the post, please contact

Interviews: will be held on June 17th 2022 via Microsoft Teams. Further information will be provided to short-listed candidates.

VANL is committed to being a fair and equal opportunities employer and has Gold Investors in People accreditation

VANL is also an accredited Living Wage employer

we support hybrid and flexible working arrangements to help staff manage work and personal responsibilities

VANL is a Carers Positive employer

VANL is a Disability Confident Employer, committed to positive action in the recruitment and selection of people with disabilities. We guarantee an interview to any applicant who meets the essential criteria for the post and who has a disability as defined under the Equality Act 2010. If you are a disabled person and need reasonable adjustments to apply for a post or for interview, please contact