Business Partner (Board Development and Quality Improvement)

Job reference: 055690

Location: Edinburgh/Glasgow

Job closing date: 15/06/2021

Job posted date: 01/06/2021

Salary: Band 6 (£33,072 - £40,736)

Employment type: Fixed-term

Job Type: Administrative Services

Hours of work: 37.5

Department: Professional Development

Employer (NHS Board) : NHS Education for Scotland

**** COVID-19 – Please note that during this time all interviews will be conducted remotely.  If successful you will also initially be working remotely in line with guidance from Scottish Government***

Fixed Term/Secondment Opportunity to May 2023

SLA or secondment only for NHS staff in the first instance*

Do you want to make a difference? Are you interested in quality improvement and supporting NHS Board effectiveness?

We are looking for an enthusiastic Business Partner for Board Development and Quality Improvement to help prepare and sustain Non-executive Board members and Board Chairs to effectively govern the quality and performance of the delivery of health and social care services to the people of Scotland.  This is a fixed term post for two years in the first instance to cover the secondment of the current postholder.  

This involves contributing to developing creative digital learning platforms including website and social media communications to promote a flexible package of development interventions relating to National induction, leadership, governance, and quality improvement for Non-executive Board members.  

As Business Partner you will also support networks of learning and support for Non-executives and QI programme events.  A central part of this work involves collating information and contributing to reports on Board development and quality improvement activities for sponsoring bodies, including Scottish Government.

Applicants should have strong IT skills, including Microsoft Office and experience of creating digital learning material as well as excellent verbal and written communication skills to engage with a wide range of stakeholders.

If you are interested in this vacancy and would like further information, please refer to the job information pack which includes a copy of the Candidate Brief, Person Specification and Conditions of Service. Informal enquires should be directed to Sharon Millar

*Applicants who wish to apply on a secondment basis are strongly encouraged to discuss this with their current employer at the earliest opportunity.

Unless otherwise stated the deadline for applications is 23:59 hours on the closing date.   

Closing date: 15th June 2021

Interview date: Wednesday 7th July 2021

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We actively encourage applicants from a range of backgrounds, regardless of gender, age, religion, race, sexual orientation, religion or belief.



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