Director of Community Engagement

Job reference: 040877

Location: Edinburgh/Glasgow

Job closing date: 24/01/2021

Job posted date: 11/01/2021

Salary: Grade D (£73,443 - £95,714)

Employment type: Fixed-term or Secondment

Job Type: Executive Level

Hours of work: 37.5

Department: Executive Team

Employer (NHS Board) : Healthcare Improvement Scotland

Director of Community Engagement

£73,443 - £95,714 (Executive Level D)

Secondment/Fixed Term, 18 months in first instance

Full time (37.5 hours per week)

Edinburgh/Glasgow (*remote working)

This is an exciting opportunity to fulfil a very significant and high profile leadership role in Healthcare Improvement Scotland.

You will bring ambition, energy and imagination to this high profile, national role, with the focus on ensuring that people have a meaningful and effective role in the design and delivery of their care. Strong leadership, interpersonal and team working skills are essential. 

The Director will also be a member of the executive team of Healthcare Improvement Scotland, and contribute to shaping the strategic direction for the organisation. 

You will be educated to degree level and have extensive practical experience of leading change, and in fostering effective partnership working with a wide range of organisations, especially in the context of involving people in the design and provision of services. 

Informal enquires are welcome regarding the post to: Robbie Pearson, Chief Executive, Healthcare Improvement Scotland or Suzanne Dawson, Chair of the Scottish Health Council via

Closing date: Midnight, Sunday 24 January 2021

(Interviews are anticipated to be held early February)

*Extended periods of remote working will be required until March 2021 at the earliest. Further details will be given at interview.​​​​​​​

Healthcare Improvement Scotland is not licensed to sponsor working Visas under the current UK Tier system. As a result, we can only progress applications from those who can legally work in the UK.