Scottish Care
Scottish Care

Charity registered in Scotland SC051350

A Scottish voice for care providers, their workforce and people who access care and support. Scottish Care is a membership organisation and the representative body for independent social care services in Scotland.

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Technology and Digital Development Officer (home based)

  • Part time
  • £32,473 pro-rata
  • Home or office based in Ayr
  • Closing 7th May 2021

Do you have an interest in improving the role of technology and digital in social care, can you COLLABORATE, INNOVATE AND COMMUNICATE, and would you like to join a successful, committed and highly motivated team? This could be the opportunity you have been waiting for.

We are seeking to engage a Technology and Digital Development Officer to support an exciting new project exploring Future Workforce Roles in Social Care. Hosted by Scottish Care and working closely with care providers and partners, the post involves exploring the role of technology and digital in social care.

The post holder must be highly motivated, be able to use initiative, possess excellent communication and networking skills, demonstrate success and experience working in collaboration with key stakeholders including, policy makers, providers, regulators, people supported by services and carers. Qualifications and experience in implementing technology and digital in social care to support integrated working would be an advantage.

The post holder will be expected to create and support significant collaborations across the independent care sector while contributing to the development of future workforce roles enabled by technology and digital, which will result in the delivery of improved outcomes for people who access care and support. The post holder will play a key role in coordinating and supporting this collaborative project, working towards transformational change and be able to evidence impact. The role requires considerable and skilful collaboration with our key partners in the NHS, Local Authority, Carers, third sector organisations and other forums.

The post may be home or office based and is hosted by Scottish Care.

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Technology and Digital Development Officer

  • Part time
  • £32,473 pro-rata
  • Home or office based in Ayr
  • Closing 7th May 2021

Do you have an interest in improving the role of technology and digital in social care, can you COLLABORATE, INNOVATE AND COMMUNICATE, and would you like to join a successful, committed and highly motivated team? This could be the opportunity you have been waiting for.

We are seeking to engage a Technology and Digital Development Officer to support an exciting new project exploring Future Workforce Roles in Social Care. Hosted by Scottish Care and working closely with care providers and partners, the post involves exploring the role of technology and digital in social care.

The post holder must be highly motivated, be able to use initiative, possess excellent communication and networking skills, demonstrate success and experience working in collaboration with key stakeholders including, policy makers, providers, regulators, people supported by services and carers. Qualifications and experience in implementing technology and digital in social care to support integrated working would be an advantage.

The post holder will be expected to create and support significant collaborations across the independent care sector while contributing to the development of future workforce roles enabled by technology and digital, which will result in the delivery of improved outcomes for people who access care and support. The post holder will play a key role in coordinating and supporting this collaborative project, working towards transformational change and be able to evidence impact. The role requires considerable and skilful collaboration with our key partners in the NHS, Local Authority, Carers, third sector organisations and other forums.

The post may be home or office based and is hosted by Scottish Care.

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Independent Sector Lead – Dumfries & Galloway

  • Full time
  • £44,494
  • Home based
  • Closing 7th May 2021

PARTNERS FOR INTEGRATION AND IMPROVEMENT

Do you have an interest in improving the quality of care, can you COLLABORATE, INNOVATE AND COMMUNICATE, and would you like to join a successful, committed and highly motivated team? This could be the opportunity you have been waiting for.

We are seeking to engage an Independent Sector Lead to support the Integration of Health and Social Care in Dumfries & Galloway. Hosted by Scottish Care and working closely with care providers and partners, the post involves ensuring sector involvement in the delivery of the integrating of health and social care in Scotland’s HSCPs

The post holder must be highly motivated, be able to use initiative, possess excellent communication and networking skills, demonstrate success and experience working at strategic level with policy makers, providers, regulators, people supported by services and carers. Qualifications and experience at a senior management level would be a significant advantage.

The post holder will be expected to create and support significant collaborations across the independent care sector while contributing to the development of new care pathways which will result in the delivery of improved outcomes for people who access care and support. The post holder will ensure the Independent sector’s contribution is fundamental to integrated services and transformational change and be able to evidence their impact. The role requires considerable and skilful collaboration with our key partners in the NHS, Local Authority, Carers, third sector organisations and other forums.

The post is home based with travel where necessary, based and is hosted by Scottish Care.

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Top job! Transforming Workforce Lead

  • Full time
  • £40,800
  • Home based
  • Closing 3rd September 2021

An exciting opportunity has arisen within Scottish Care for a Transforming Workforce Lead to join the national Scottish Care team. This full-time post is initially to October 2022 with a possible extension beyond this. The post is remunerated at £40,800 plus agreed expenses.

Scottish Care is funded by the Scottish Government to provide independent sector engagement around workforce development, with the specific aim to ensure that ‘Social services providers in the independent sector fully contribute to the national workforce development agenda and maximise their capacity to self-manage the development of their workforce.’

Applicants must be qualified to degree level or equivalent and have experience of working at a senior level in health or social services or a related area. Current knowledge of nursing practice within social care settings, knowledge of nursing and social care workforce regulation, and experience of leading a learning & development function or project are desirable.

The consultant will operate at a national strategic level; create significant collaborations for independent care sector organisations; contribute to national policy groups and consultations specifically on nursing; organise and deliver national workforce events and presentations and work across the sector nationally.

The role requires skilful collaboration with key partners in the Scottish Government, the Chief Nursing Office Directorate, Scottish Social Services Council (SSSC), Care Inspectorate, NHS Education for Scotland, local authorities, third sector and others with a requirement to attend frequent meetings and events across Scotland.

The contract offers a flexible, home-based option with occasional work at the Scottish Care offices in Ayr.

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Technology and Digital Innovation Lead

  • Full time
  • £45,000
  • Home based
  • Closing 3rd September 2021

Are you excited about the potential of technology to help people live their lives to the fullest? Do you consider it is important to use technology within a human rights and ethical framework? Are you excellent at inspiring individuals and creating enthusiasm? Then this may be a great role for you.

An exciting opportunity has arisen within Scottish Care for a Technology and Digital Innovation Lead to join the national Scottish Care team. This full-time post is initially for a period of 24 months with a possible extension beyond this. The post is remunerated at £45,000 per annum plus agreed expenses.

Scottish Care is funding this post as a result of funding from the Scottish Government Technology Enabled Care Programme.

Applicants should ideally be qualified to degree level or equivalent and have experience of working in the technology and digital sector. Current knowledge of the social care sector in Scotland, and an ability to engage and innovate the positive use of technology to enable the delivery of a rights-based approach to support and care are desirable.

The consultant will operate at a national strategic level; create significant collaborations for and with independent care sector organisations; contribute to national policy groups and consultations specifically on technology, data and digital; organise and deliver national events and work across the sector nationally.

The role requires skilful collaboration with key partners in the Scottish Government, statutory health and care services, regulatory bodies, user and representative bodies as well as the wider technology and digital community in Scotland and elsewhere.

Come and join the independent care sector where there is already remarkable innovative use of technology that makes a difference.

The contract offers a flexible, home-based option and the post-holder will report to the Scottish Care Chief Executive, Dr Donald Macaskill.

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Top job! Independent Sector Lead

  • Part time
  • £44,494 pro-rata
  • Dumfries & Galloway. The post is home based with travel where necessary
  • Closing 23rd September 2021

Partners For Integration and Improvement

Scottish Care

Health and Social Care Integration

Do you have an interest in improving the quality of care, can you COLLABORATE, INNOVATE AND COMMUNICATE, and would you like to join a successful, committed and highly motivated team? This could be the opportunity you have been waiting for.

We are seeking to engage an Independent Sector Lead to support the Integration of Health and Social Care in Dumfries & Galloway. Hosted by Scottish Care and working closely with care providers and partners, the post involves ensuring sector involvement in the delivery of the integrating of health and social care in Scotland’s HSCPs

The post holder must be highly motivated, be able to use initiative, possess excellent communication and networking skills, demonstrate success and experience working at strategic level with policy makers, providers, regulators, people supported by services and carers. Qualifications and experience at a senior management level would be a significant advantage.

The post holder will be expected to create and support significant collaborations across the independent care sector while contributing to the development of new care pathways which will result in the delivery of improved outcomes for people who access care and support. The post holder will ensure the Independent sector’s contribution is fundamental to integrated services and transformational change and be able to evidence their impact. The role requires considerable and skilful collaboration with our key partners in the NHS, Local Authority, Carers, third sector organisations and other forums.

The post is home based with travel where necessary, based and is hosted by Scottish Care.

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Research Officer

  • Part time
  • £25,000 pro-rata
  • based from home with the regular requirement to attend meetings and events throughout Scotland.
  • Closing 24th September 2021

Scottish Care wishes to appoint a Research Officer to work alongside the Workforce Policy and Practice Lead in the delivery of ethnographic, qualitative and co-design research for Healthier Working Lives (HWL), an exciting new collaborative project funded by the UKRI’s Healthy Ageing Social, Behavioural and Design Programme. This is a temporary post, covering a two year and five-month period between October 2021 and March 2024. This is a part-time post (28 hours per week), based from home with the regular requirement to attend meetings and events throughout Scotland. Due to ongoing COVID-19 restrictions, the post may require exclusive home working for an unspecified period.

This post will include engagement with participants, internal and external partners and other key stakeholders, project logistics, management and conduct of fieldwork, analysis of ethnographic and qualitative data and the dissemination of results verbally and in writing to a range of audiences and stakeholders. In addition, you will work with academic colleagues from the Edinburgh College of Art, Universities of Edinburgh and Reading, King’s College London and partners Creative Venue, Codebase, Legal and General, ACRC and the HWL Knowledge Network (including experts from academia, NHS, social care, and business and innovation) to meet HWL’s overarching aims and objectives.

Scottish Care is based in Ayr but works across Scotland as the representative body for the largest group of health and social care sector independent providers delivering residential care, day care, care at home and housing support.

Working on behalf of a range of providers, Scottish Care speaks with a single unified voice for members and the wider independent care sector, at both a local and strategic level. Our vision is to shape the environment in which care services can deliver and develop the high-quality care that communities require and deserve.

This post is key to the continued development and overall success of this high-profile organisation. The post holder will work with a complex variety of partners and stakeholders involved in the development and operation of the organisation. He/she must be able to communicate and maintain credibility at all levels; and understand partnership working.

Previous experience of working in policy or research roles with tangible evidence of impact is essential. Experience of working in the health and social care sector and a clear understanding of Scottish Care’s role and objectives is highly desirable.

The post holder must have excellent interpersonal skills. They must be able to communicate effectively, confidently, and clearly in a positive and open way with all stakeholders, demonstrating the ability to identify and understand internal and external audience needs and adapt style and language to meet them.

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Top job! Independent Sector Lead – Angus

  • Full time
  • £44,494
  • Angus. The post is home based with travel where necessary
  • Closing 19th November 2021

Independent Sector Lead – Angus

Partners For Integration and Improvement

Health and Social Care Integration

Do you have an interest in improving the quality of care, can you COLLABORATE, INNOVATE AND COMMUNICATE, and would you like to join a successful, committed and highly motivated team? This could be the opportunity you have been waiting for.

We are seeking to engage an Independent Sector Lead to support the Integration of Health and Social Care in Angus. Hosted by Scottish Care and working closely with care providers and partners, the post involves ensuring sector involvement in the delivery of the integrating of health and social care in Scotland’s HSCPs

The post holder must be highly motivated, be able to use initiative, possess excellent communication and networking skills, demonstrate success and experience working at strategic level with policy makers, providers, regulators, people supported by services and carers. Qualifications and experience at a senior management level would be a significant advantage.

The post holder will be expected to create and support significant collaborations across the independent care sector while contributing to the development of new care pathways which will result in the delivery of improved outcomes for people who access care and support. The post holder will ensure the Independent sector’s contribution is fundamental to integrated services and transformational change and be able to evidence their impact. The role requires considerable and skilful collaboration with our key partners in the NHS, Local Authority, Carers, third sector organisations and other forums.

Angus is a progressive partnership and invests heavily in this post and the Independent Sector.

The post is home based with travel where necessary, based and is hosted by Scottish Care.

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Independent Sector Lead – Renfrewshire

  • Part time
  • £44,494 pro-rata
  • Home based
  • Closing 26th November 2021

Do you have an interest in improving the quality of care, can you COLLABORATE, INNOVATE AND COMMUNICATE, and would you like to join a successful, committed and highly motivated team? This could be the opportunity you have been waiting for.

We are seeking to engage an Independent Sector Lead to support the Integration of Health and Social Care in Renfrewshire. Hosted by Scottish Care and working closely with care providers and partners, the post involves ensuring sector involvement in the delivery of the integrating of health and social care in Scotland’s HSCPs

The post holder must be highly motivated, be able to use initiative, possess excellent communication and networking skills, demonstrate success and experience working at strategic level with policy makers, providers, regulators, people supported by services and carers. Qualifications and experience at a senior management level would be a significant advantage.

The post holder will be expected to create and support significant collaborations across the independent care sector while contributing to the development of new care pathways which will result in the delivery of improved outcomes for people who access care and support. The post holder will ensure the independent sector’s contribution is fundamental to integrated services and transformational change and be able to evidence their impact. The role requires considerable and skilful collaboration with our key partners in the NHS, Local Authority, Carers, third sector organisations and other forums.

The post is home based with travel where necessary, and is hosted by Scottish Care.

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