Job: Support Officer (Dumfries & Galloway)

Scottish Care (Dumfries and Galloway) is recruiting a new team member to work with the new Regional Integration Manager for the Independent Sector.

Details on the post:

  • A Support Officer to support the new team as well as R&D projects already underway across the region - part time (4 hours per day e.g. 9am – 1pm)
    This post is hosted by Scottish Care, a membership organisation representing the largest group of independent health and social care providers across Scotland.
    Part time Independent Sector Support Officer (£23,400 pro rata, initially 6 months contract)
    This is an exciting and challenging role which will be essential to the overall success of the team in D&G. The post holder will support the Scottish Care D&G team as well as the R&D projects across the region. They will develop close working relationships with the Regional Integration Manager, 8 Locality Representatives, the East and West Liaison Officers as well as Independent Sector providers, partner organisations, family carers and those in receipt of services.
    The post holder will be responsible for organising and preparing for team meetings and training workshops as well as updating the content on our team’s website. They will support the delivery of the team’s business plan and in particular support our role to liaise with Independent Sector providers, to collect information from and disseminate information to provider network.
    The post holder will be highly motivated and be able to use initiative, possess excellent communication, interpersonal and organisational skills. They will need excellent ICT skills and they will require a detailed working knowledge of Microsoft Office. A working knowledge of Survey Monkey, Yammer and Mail Chimp would also be an advantage as well as social media. Qualifications/experience in a senior administration and/or project management role would be an advantage. Experience of working in the health and social care sector is also desirable.
  • The post holder will report to the Regional Integration Manager for the Independent Sector in D&G. The post is 20 hours per week (4 hours per day e.g. 9am – 1pm) and will be paid at £23,400 pro rata. Travel expenses will be paid at 45p per mile.
  • The post will home-based and hosted through Scottish Care. Consultancy, employment, secondment and job share opportunities considered.



To express an interest please forward your CV, tailored to the attached Job Description, and your completed Personal Profile template to [email protected] or telephone Dr. Sue Newberry on 08456 434 022 for further information.

Please put “Support Officer role” in the Subject line of your email.

The closing date is 5pm on Wednesday 28th June 2017.
Shortlisting will take place on 29th June and interviews will take place on 4th July 2017.

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