Head of Adult Services - Mental Health, Learning Disability and Lifelong Conditions

"People in Argyll and Bute will live longer, healthier and independent lives"
Argyll and Bute Strategic Plan 2018-22

Job vacancy - Head of Adult Services - Mental Health, Learning Disability and Lifelong Conditions

Message from the Chief Officer, Health and Social Care Partnership

Fiona Davies, Chief Officer, HSCPThank you for your interest in the Head of Adult Services post in Argyll and Bute Health and Social Care Partnership. This role will take forward the leadership of our fully integrated portfolio of services in Mental Health, Learning Disability and Lifelong Conditions as one of two Heads of Adult Services.

Argyll and Bute Health and Social Care Partnership is a forward thinking, high performing and ambitious organisation that focuses on delivering person centred and integrated services across our area. If you relish a challenge, have a passion for public service and see your next career role in this beautiful region, then Argyll and Bute Health and Social Care Partnership is an ideal place for you to grow, develop and deliver, 

Argyll and Bute Health and Social Care Partnership covers one of the most complex areas in Scotland, with 23 inhabited islands, six main towns and remote communities and we have an ageing and declining population. Our Integration Joint Board is responsible for all services, from social care to acute, as delegated by NHS Highland and Argyll and Bute Council.  We are realistic about our challenges, but have a talented, professional, innovative and creative workforce who are committed to doing their very best for those who rely on us for their most personal needs. We are based firmly in our communities and working closely with colleagues in the third and independent sector, strengthening and building relationships every day.

We are looking to recruit one of two Heads of Adult Services to take us into this next important and exciting time that will see our ongoing recovery from Covid alongside important national developments around mental health and the national care service.

In joining us as Head of Service, you will have a proven track record in strategic and values based leadership, operational management and transformational change. You will have the opportunity to make a career defining impact, taking a leadership role in our culture journey, supporting our workforce to thrive and transforming the health and wellbeing of our communities.

Fiona Davies, Chief Officer, Argyll and Bute Health and Social Care Partnership

 

 

Find out more and apply here

Applications should be submitted online through myjobscotland

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If you have any problems accessing any of the documents relating to the post, please contact Rachel MacVicar, tel: 01546 604306, email: rachel.macvicar@argyll-bute.gov.uk, or Laura Gray at laura.gray@argyll-bute.gov.uk

Salary 

  • Argyll and Bute Council CO29 £79,580 or
  • NHS AfC Band 8C Salary up to £75,874

Applications for this post close on Friday 29th October 2021.

Any questions?

If you are interested, and would like to contact us for an informal discussion, please contact Irene Luke, PA to the Chief Officer, Argyll and Bute Health and Social Care Partnership on irene.luke@nhs.scot. If you would like more information on the application process, please contact Jane Fowler, Head of Customer Support Services, Argyll and Bute Council, 01546 604466.