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Across East Ayrshire, KA1 1ED
£60,424 - £66,066 per year
Contract Type:
Position Type:
Full Time
35 hours per week

This position has expired.

Job Description

Support the Head of Service in the strategic management, development and performance of services taking a lead role in delivering organisational change that seeks to embed a culture and practice of the Health and Social Care Partnership in order to ensure the delivery of the Partnership’s key objectives, specifically in relation to the Community Plan; H&SCP Strategic Plan, Health Board Local Delivery Plan, Single Outcome Agreement and Community Health Care Plans.

The post holder contributes to the Senior management team for Primary and Urgent Care Services and will assist the Head of Service in achieving service objectives and supporting operational delivery working within the East Ayrshire Health & Social Care Partnership’s purpose, values and commitments.

The post holder is key to ensuring the Service meets its commitment to the delivery of the quality strategy and world class services. As such the post holder will accept delegated accountability for the delivery of safe standards of health and social care ensuring a focus on service user safety, effective management of resources, continuous improvement, staff training and development and education and research.

The post holder will provide leadership to ensure the delivery of service user care and will assume a leadership role across the multi-disciplinary team for a variety of issues as agreed with the Head of Service.

Responsible for a specific delegated span of control, the Senior Manager will manage the Ayrshire Urgent Care Service Work resource and secure operational delivery of the range of services, ensuring optimum use of available resources in achieving safe standards of care.

Provide operational leadership to health staff and independent contractors, provide professional leadership for the Health & Social Care Governance arrangements and provide professional advice to the Head of Service and other staff groups.

Further information for Senior Manager - Ayrshire Urgent Care Service​​ can be found on East Ayrshire Council's website


The duties of the post involve Regulated Work with children and/or protected adults, as specified in the Protection of Vulnerable Groups (Scotland) Act 2007. Successful applicants for such posts will be required to become a Protecting Vulnerable Groups (PVG) Scheme member in respect of Regulated Work with either or both of these groups as appropriate, or if they are already a Scheme member, be subject to a PVG Scheme Record Update, before any formal offer of employment can be made by East Ayrshire Council. Please note:- PVG members' records are constantly updated with any new vetting information that arises. Any information that is disclosed on a PVG Scheme Record or Scheme Record Update, if relevant to the post being applied for, will be discussed with the applicant prior to any formal offer of employment being made.



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The Individual

This is a full time 35hr permanent post based within Primary & Urgent Care located at  the Lister Centre, Lister Street, Crosshouse Hospital .

Annual Salary G16 - £60,424 - £66,066 within East Ayrshire Council Terms and Conditions.

Annual Salary Band 8B - £59,539 - £64,095 within NHS Terms and Conditions.

The successful candidate will have the option of being appointed on either NHS Ayrshire & Arran or East Ayrshire Council terms or conditions.