Job: Development Officer – Partners for Integration and Improvement (2 posts)

DEVELOPMENT OFFICERS PARTNERS FOR INTEGRATION AND IMPROVEMENT, Health and Social Care Integration – Independent Sector Initiative.

12 months contract initially
£30,000 per annum pro rata – full and part time posts available

Integration of Health and Social Care is the Scottish Government’s ambitious programme of reform to improve services for people who use health and social care services.

Scottish Care is a membership organisation representing the largest group of independent health and social care providers across Scotland.

The Independent Care sector is a key player in health and social care integration agenda and we are seeking to engage Development Officers support this programme. Hosted by Scottish Care and working closely with Independent sector Regional Lead, providers and partners, the post involves ensuring sector involvement in the delivery of the agreed outcomes for integration.

The post holder will have a key role in supporting Health and Social Care Integration in Aberdeen City. They will develop close working relationships with Scottish Care’s Aberdeen City team (Regional Integration Manager and Reablement Trainers) as well as key stakeholders from Aberdeen City Health and Social Care Partnership, Third and Independent sectors, NHS Grampian and people who use services and their carers and family members. The overall aim of this role is “to inform, engage with and support care providers from the Independent Sector so that we can fulfil our obligations and be an equal partner in Health and Social Care Integration”.

The post holder will require to be highly motivated and be able to use initiative, possess excellent communication and networking skills, demonstrate success and experience working with providers, regulators, people supported by services and carers. Qualifications and experience at a management level in health or social care would be an advantage as would knowledge of relevant policy, practice and the needs and aspirations of the Independent sector.

The post will be based in Aberdeen and hosted through Scottish Care. Consultancy, employment, secondment and job share opportunities considered. Employment is the default position.

For further information please contact Julia White, Regional Lead, Aberdeen City at [email protected]. Application forms are available through Scottish Care [email protected]

Closing date 4pm on Friday 26th May 2017 Interviews will be held in Aberdeen on Tuesday 6th June 2017

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