Accountable for the direct delivery of services within defined geographic areas and/or clinical specialities. Plans and implements activities within own area of responsibility, this may be for a part of the organisation such as paediatrics, learning disability, forensic mental health etc. There is also responsibility for developing local policies for their delegated area and protocols for implementing NHSL policy within that area, taking into account impact on other parts of the organisation or other agencies.
To provide dynamic leadership in respect of service development within a locality and to be accountable at locality level for the operational management of a wide but defined range of professional disciplines taking responsibility for performance management, resource usage and activity. Also to be involved in the strategic management of services within the locality.
To manage, develop and direct services with the overall aim of improving health and reducing health inequalities in line with Scottish Government priorities and local need.
To lead in the implementation of the redesign and modernisation agenda for defined geographic areas and/or clinical specialities and to contribute to the wider redesign and modernisation agenda.
To contribute to the development and implementation of strategy across the Health & Social Care Partnership and NHSL including work with Partner Agencies.
To deputise as required for the Unit General Manager.
Public service background in care delivery.
Previous management experience with a proven track record in the successful management of staff and other resources.
Educated to/working towards/operating at Masters Degree level or equivalent*.
Excellent leadership and interpersonal skills to support effective negotiation, influencing, involvement and encouragement.
Strategic and operational management capabilities.
Sound analytical information management/technological/financial management skills.
Proven track record of partnership and collaborative working internal and external to the organisation.
Understanding and experience of Organisational Development and the creation of effective, high performance teams.
Clear understanding of and commitment to the development of Community Planning Frameworks and Health & Social Care Partnerships as vehicles to promote the integration of all services reflecting user/public need and expectation.
Ability to compose clear, accurate and relevant reports.
Car driver with valid licence
Informal enquiries regarding the post will be welcomed by Liz Kearney, Health & Social Work Manager, on 01236 707706.
If you have any queries regarding the application form or recruitment process, please contact Lyn Henry, Recruitment Administrator, on 01698 754373.
We anticipate a high level of interest in this position and may close the advert once a sufficient amount of applications are received. Therefore, please make sure you complete and submit your application at an early stage.