This is a key leadership post with general management responsibility for a range of health and social work professions. You will have responsibility for line management of a number of Team Leads within locality and will provide strategic leadership and operational management for health and social care services for people aged over 65, adult’s under 65 with a physical disability or long term condition and people with palliative and end of life care needs. You will be accountable for the performance, resources and activity within their area · of responsibility. In addition you will be responsible for providing .managerial input to the HSCP/Locality strategic structure and to actively contribute to the overall planning and management of Older People & Primary Care services in Glasgow HSCP. Your responsibilities include assisting the HSCP to shift the balance of care from acute and institutional care to community services and care at home and as such you will participate in planning future service provision in line with the strategic vision for older people services via a range of Planning, Performance and Implementation Groups and within the context of the HSCP Governance arrangements. You will also have a role in policy development and continued service development within a complex and dynamic environment of health and social care. You will be required to work across a range of organisational and professional boundaries including the interfaces with acute services, Housing and Voluntary Sector and liaising with the primary care independent contractors.
Quality and Experience Required:
Health or Social Care diploma/degree level qualification, supplemented by additional training, management qualifications, or equivalent management and leadership experience. ·
Experience of human and financial.resource management ·
Experience of service redesign, development and evaluation.
Evidence of continuing professional development
Competent in the use of IT.
Excellent communication skills (both verbal and written)
Ability to work on own initiative ·
Awareness and understanding of the national and local policy context and the priorities in relation to OPPC services
Have the ability and credibility to communicate a vision for adult OPPC services by the use of ideas and concepts which build ownership and commitment.
Experience of joint working with partner agencies
This is a Band 8B working with NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde and a Grade 9 working with Glasgow City HSCP
Informal enquiries to Anne Mitchell, Head of Older People and Primary Care, Glasgow HSCP (South)
Informal Contact: Anne Mitchell, Head of Older People and Primary Care, Tel No: 0141 451 7117/07919113041