Job Opportunity – Independent Sector Lead: North Highland Partnership

INDEPENDENT SECTOR LEAD – North Highland Partnership

(The Highland Council geographic area)



Health and Social Care Integration

£43,622 per annum – 35 hours per week

Fixed term contract for 12 months which will be reviewed at 9 months

This post will focus on supporting Care Home Providers

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 to support the Integration of Health and Social Care in the Highland area.  Hosted by Scottish Care and working closely with Care Home providers and partners, the post involves ensuring sector involvement in the delivery of the integrating of health and social care in Scotland’s HSCPs.

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, Care Home Providers and other forums.

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

To request an application pack, please contact Colette Law at Scottish Care by email [email protected]

Closing date 4pm on Monday 4th January 2021. Interviews will be held by video conference  – date to be confirmed