Job Opportunity – Independent Sector Lead (Care Home): North Nighland

INDEPENDENT SECTOR LEAD (Care Home) – North Highland



 Health and Social Care Integration  

 £48,120 per annum (35 hours per week)

 Fixed term contract funded till 31st March 2024

The partnership is committed to this post and is actively seeking funding for 2024-2025.

Do you have an interest in improving the quality of care, can you COLLABORATE, INNOVATE AND COMMUNICATE, and would you like to join a successful, committed and highly motivated team? This could be the opportunity you have been waiting for.

We are seeking to engage an Independent Sector Lead (Care Home) to support the Integration of Health and Social Care in North Highland.  Hosted by Scottish Care and working closely with care providers and partners, the post involves ensuring sector involvement in the delivery of the integrating of health and social care in Scotland’s HSCPs. Positively representing whole of the independent sector, giving them a voice that contributes to quality outcomes for people who live in care homes and contributing to developing a sustainable model of residential care.

The post holder must be highly motivated, be able to use initiative, possess excellent communication and networking skills, demonstrate success and experience working at strategic level with policy makers, providers, regulators, people supported by services and carers. Qualifications and experience at a senior management level would be a significant advantage.

The post holder will be expected to create and support significant collaborations across the independent care sector while contributing to the development of new care pathways which will result in the delivery of improved outcomes for people who access care and support. The post holder will ensure the Independent Sector’s contribution is fundamental to integrated services and transformational change and be able to evidence their impact. The role requires considerable and skilful collaboration with our key partners in the NHS, Local Authority, Carers, third sector organisations and other forums.

North Highland is a progressive partnership and invests heavily in this post and the Independent Sector.

The successful candidate will be required to spend a significant amount of time in the North Highland area. 

The post is home based with travel, where necessary, and is hosted by Scottish Care.   

Please see below for application pack. Or to request an application pack, please contact Laura Bennie at Scottish Care by email [email protected].  To discuss this post please contact Jim Carle by email [email protected]

Closing date 12noon on Monday 5th June 2023.  Interviews will be held in person week beginning 19th June 2023 (20th & 23rd June).

Application Pack

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