Reporting to the Chair of the Board, and to the Board of Directors, you will provide strategic and inspirational leadership and direction to the Senior Management team to ensure that we achieve the outcomes set out in the Strategic Plan in the context of a changing adult social care market. You’ll direct the development and growth of new commercial services to adults which focus on choice and control for service users / customers and seek out further opportunities for the integration of health and social care services in the City of Aberdeen.
Delivery of the Strategic Plan will require integrated working with all our partners across the city and beyond. This is a time for change and, in partnership with Aberdeen City Council and the Aberdeen City Health and Social Care Partnership, we can create the optimum environment required to deliver better outcomes in health and social care for the people of Aberdeen. These ambitions will be achieved through our committed workforce and with our partners at all levels. It is, therefore, an important and exciting time to join us.
Educated to degree level or equivalent in a relevant discipline, you’ll come to us with a strong track record and demonstrable experience of leading an organisation or business area delivering a complex range of activities, ideally within a health or social care environment. You’ll also have demonstrable budgetary and performance management experience as well as
experience of decision making in a complex environment.
Children’s Hospices Across Scotland, better known as CHAS, cares for children with life-shortening conditions and their families. We operate through our two hospices, our network of staff in hospitals, and our home care service in every part of Scotland. We know that better data will help us plan and deliver our services even better.
Three children die every week in Scotland from an incurable condition. Our doctors, nurses and social workers support as many of those families as we can. We aim to reach every family in Scotland and have an amazing opportunity for you to join our team.
As our primary Information and Data Analyst, you will:
This is an excellent chance to use and grow your skills and experience in:
Good at working with people, numbers and ideas, you will have experience in helping organisations use data and information better.
If you are strongly motivated to make an impact for children and families, please read the job description.
You can contact Rami Okasha, Director of Transformation and Innovation, for an informal chat on 0131 444 3294. We look forward to hearing from you.
CHAS offers an excellent package which includes access to the NHS or local government pension scheme, and comprehensive work/life balance policies.
We are very happy for you to be based in any of our CHAS offices (Edinburgh, Glasgow Stepps, Balloch, Kinross, Inverness, or Aberdeen), although many of the colleagues you work most directly with will be based in Edinburgh.
This is a permanent role, but we would consider a secondment for the right candidate.
Social Bite is a sandwich shop with a difference. Every day we provide free food to 150 people from the homeless community in Edinburgh, Glasgow and Aberdeen. We work to end people’s isolation and exclusion by helping them to overcome barriers.
We are looking for a special someone to run our Social Bite Events in Aberdeen and engage with people who have been affected by homelessness in volunteering and employment opportunities.
Our Social Impact Team is energetic and enthusiastic with a passion and commitment to improving the lives of people who are vulnerable. This is a job for someone who loves variety – every day brings something new.
You will come with experience in working to support and develop individuals with multiple/complex needs and a desire to join our collaborative movement to end homelessness. You will build positive relationships with volunteers and external partners.
You will enjoy taking your own initiative but also working as a part of the team. You will travel around our various locations. You will be resilient, always bringing a smile and can-do attitude to your work.
We need you to be:
· A person who has good knowledge and experience of working with vulnerable adults and challenging situations
· A person who can quickly build strong relationships for developing effective internal relationships and partnerships with a range of charities
· Flexible with willingness to learn
· Passionate about people with a drive to make a change
As an award-winning innovative care provider, we support the elderly and people living with physical disabilities and long-term conditions across Scotland. We pride ourselves on our knowledge and passion for delivering complex care, making sure that our customers receive high quality care services that can range from visiting a few hours a week to several daily visits.
We deliver our vision of helping our customers live their life to the full through the hard work and dedication of our Support Workers who provide our customers with a wide variety of assistance such as personal hygiene, dressing, medication prompts and light household chores in line with their personal support plans.
Blackwood are currently looking for Support Workers to join our Care Services teams to support our customers living in their own homes in the community and/or in our Care Homes. We operate care services in Aberdeen, Dundee, Perth & Kinross, Edinburgh, Stirling, Lanarkshire, Glasgow, Ayrshire and Inverclyde.
Don’t worry about having any previous care experience, we provide comprehensive training and development opportunities to help you become a great carer!
Our main priority for this job role is to find people who can show our values and behaviours. These are:
The ideal candidate must have:
…Could this be you?
Blackwood offers a range of employee benefits, including: