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The Johnnie Walker Bond, 15 Strand Street, Kilmarnock, KA1 1HU
£60,424.00 - £66,066.00 per year
Contract Type:
Position Type:
Full Time
35 hours per week

This position has expired.

Job Description

We are looking for an experienced leader to join our Children’s Health, Care and Justice Team to provide leadership for our social work justice and Prison Health Care Team (located within HMP Kilmarnock).    

You will work as part of the Leadership team responsible for delivering person centred, high quality and innovative social work and health care services within East Ayrshire Health and Social Care Partnership.  You will be committed to improving outcomes for people who access Justice Social Work Services and Prison based Healthcare Services.  As a senior manager you will be responsible for promoting and safeguarding the needs of this vulnerable and often stigmatised group of people.  You will be responsible for developing services that are trauma aware and practice in a trauma responsive way.  You will be supported in the role by a Justice Social Work Service Manager and a Prison Healthcare Clinical Service Manager who manage operational service delivery.

You will have had experience of leading teams and be skilled in managing people, services and budgets.  We are looking for a senior manager who has an innovative and creative approach to service development and delivery and one who places the needs of those who access services to the forefront.


Further information an be found here



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.


Employment References

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Additional Information

This is a permanent full time post based within the Health and Social Care Partnership at The Johnnie Walker Bond, Kilmarnock.

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

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.


EU Settlement Scheme

In order that EU, EEA or Swiss citizens and their families can continue to live and work in the United Kingdom after 30 June 2021 they need to apply to the EU Settlement Scheme. Details of the scheme and where to apply can be found attached.


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