Job Opportunity – Independent Sector Lead: Scottish Borders




Health and Social Care Integration

£43,622 (pro rata) per annum – 14 hours per week

Fixed term contract funded till March 2021 (initially) subject to funding may be extended to March 2022

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 Scottish Borders.  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

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.

The post is home-based with travel where necessary, based 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 Thursday 12th November 2020.  Interviews will be held by video conference – date to be confirmed.

Last Updated on 2nd November 2020 by Shanice