DEVELOPMENT OFFICER – HIGHLAND

CARE AT HOME SERVICES – INDEPENDENT SECTOR

PARTNERS FOR INTEGRATION and IMPROVEMENT, SCOTTISH CARE

November 2018 to March 2019 initially
£41,928 pro rata per anum
Full time fixed term post (35 hours per week)

Scottish Care is a membership organisation representing the largest group of independent health and social care providers across Scotland.
We are seeking to appoint a Development Officer to join an existing team to support independent sector care providers in Highland. The post holder will focus on Care at Home services with an emphasis on:
• Working collaboratively with independent sector providers and NHS Partners to deliver key outcomes for people in receipt of services
• Facilitate independent sector engagement in commissioning and development of older adult social care
• Play active role in the adoption of SDS Option 2 resulting in new care pathways and innovative options for care and support
• Promote quality of care through facilitation of education opportunities

The post holder will develop close working relationships with Scottish Care’s Highland team as well as key stakeholders from NHS Highland, Third and Independent sectors, and people who use services and their carer’s and family members.

The post holder will require to be highly motivated and be able to use initiative, possess excellent communication and networking skills, demonstrate success and experience working with providers, regulators, people supported by services and carers. Qualifications and experience at a management level in health or social care would be an advantage as would knowledge of relevant policy, practice and the needs and aspirations of the Independent sector.

The post will home-based and hosted through Scottish Care. Secondment and job share opportunities considered.
For further information please contact Carolanne Mainland (Regional Lead) at Carolanne.mainland@scottishcare.org or telephone 07845803029.
For an application pack please contact Colette Law at Colette.law@scottishcare.org
Closing date 4pm on Monday 15th October 2018. Interviews will be held in Inverness – date to be confirmed.