Digital Health and Care User Researcher

Type: Jobs Closing date: 23/07/2019 Salary: £35,000

The Health and Social Care Alliance Scotland (the ALLIANCE) is recruiting for a Digital Health and Care User Researcher

Job Title:      Digital Health and Care User Researcher
Hours:           Full-time, 35 hours per week
Salary:           £35,000 per annum
Term:             Fixed-term contract to 30 June 2020
Location:      Glasgow

This role will involve working closely with colleagues in the digital health and care team and across the wider ALLIANCE, the public and a range of stakeholders and collaborators in the third sector, private sector and wider Scottish digital health and care community. This includes people who are disabled, living with long term conditions or providing unpaid care, third sector organisations including social enterprises, commercial organisations, the NHS, social care providers, HSCPs and the Scottish Government.

The main aspects of the role are to:

  • undertake and/or support user research in all phases i.e. Discovery, Alpha, Beta and Live
  • undertake user research to support the development of ALISS (an ALLIANCE managed digital service that enables people to find and share information about local resources that support health and wellbeing –
  • undertake user research to support other ALLIANCE digital health and care projects
  • support ALLIANCE colleagues in their understanding and application of user research thinking and techniques so the approach is embedded across our wider work

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.

Annual leave entitlement is 25 days per annum plus 12 public holidays.  The leave year runs from 1st April to 31st March.

For an application pack please download the documents below, contact HR on Tel: 0141 404 0231, or email us at

Closing date for applications is 9:00am on Tuesday 23 July 2019. Please ensure that you clearly mark the role for which you are applying.  Interviews will be held on Friday 9 August 2019.