Community Links Practitioner

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


  • Advertised from 16th July 2020
  • Full-time, 35 hours per week. Salary: Approx. £26,000 per annum, depending on experience. Term: Fixed Term until 31 December 2021, with possibility of extension.

Role

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.

Application notes

To arrange an informal discussion about the role, or to request an application pack, please contact Roseann Logan at roseann.logan@alliance-scotland.org.uk

Closing date for applications is 9am on Friday 14 August.

Interviews scheduled for Tuesday 1 September.


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