Job: Scottish Care National Director

An exciting opportunity has arisen within Scottish Care for a National Director to join its Senior Management Team.

Scottish Care is the representative body for the largest group of health and social care sector independent providers across Scotland delivering residential care, day care, care at home and housing support.

Applicants must be qualified to degree level or equivalent and have significant experience of working at a senior level in health or social services or a related area.  Current knowledge of commissioning and procurement practice, social care business and financial management systems, and experience of negotiating and liaising with senior stakeholders are essential.
The post-holder will operate at a national strategic level; create significant collaborations for independent care sector organisations; contribute to national policy groups and consultations and work across the sector nationally.

The position is based in Ayr but it is anticipated that the post-holder will spend a substantial amount of their time attending meetings and events throughout Scotland.

The post directly reports to the Chief Executive, Dr Donald Macaskill.

The remuneration package is £55,000 plus a 5% pension contribution.

Application Process

An Application Form and Equal Opportunities Monitoring Form is available at and directly from Cath Balmer, Office Manager, Scottish Care, 54a Holmston Road, Ayr KA7 3BE or by email from [email protected].  Completed forms should be returned to her no later than 12 noon on 3rd April 2017

Interviews will be held in Glasgow on Thursday 13th April 2017.  

Download the job profile here.

Download the application form here. 

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