Job Opportunity – Regional Integration Lead – Dumfries & Galloway

REGIONAL INTEGRATION LEAD (DUMFRIES AND GALLOWAY)

PARTNERS FOR INTEGRATION and IMPROVEMENT – SCOTTISH CARE

Health and Social Care Integration – Independent Sector Initiative.

October 2018 to March 2020
£45,900 per annum – 35 hours per week (part-time or job share would be considered)

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 and Independent Sector Regional Integration Lead to support this programme. Hosted by Scottish Care and working closely with Independent sector providers and partners, the post involves ensuring sector involvement in the delivery of the agreed outcomes for integration.

The post holder will lead on the strategic development of the Independent Sector Integration team in Dumfries and Galloway and will be expected to create significant collaborations across the independent care sector while contributing to the development of new care pathways and the delivery of improved outcomes for people in receipt of services.  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 holder will require to be highly motivated and be able to use initiative, possess excellent communication, leadership and networking skills, demonstrate success and experience working with policy makers, providers, regulators, people supported by services and carers. Experience at senior management level in health or social care is preferred. Educated to degree level is essential as is a knowledge of relevant policy, practice and the needs and aspirations of the Independent sector.

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

Please contact [email protected] for an information pack and application form. For further information please telephone Margaret McKeith (National Lead, Partners for Integration) on 07415979729.

Closing date 4pm, Monday 15th October 2018

Interviews will be held in Dumfries, date to be confirmed

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