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Borders General Hospital, Melrose, TD6 9BS
£83,463 - £109,127 per year
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37.5 hours per week

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Integrated Joint Board & Health & Social Care Partnership (HSCP)


Local Authority appointment £99,718 – £101,636; or                                       

NHS appointment £83,463 - £109,127 (Grade E)


We are recruiting for a new Chief Officer who will lead our Integrated Joint Board and HSCP and make sure this fulfils our ambition to improve the health of the population, enhance the capacity for people to better manage their health and to care for their dependents as well as reduce our dependence on hospital care and ensure patients are cared for in the most appropriate place for their needs.


The successful candidate is likely to come from a Social Work/Care or Health background and will have finely-tuned skills in political astuteness, diplomacy and leadership. They will have significant experience at a strategic level, be able to evidence success in public sector transformation and must excel at communications.


The post-holder will lead a diverse range of services inside primary care, mental health, learning disability and social care. For 2020/21, the budget allocation from NHS Borders is £150m and a further £50m from Scottish Borders Council. The population served is 115,000. 


In Scotland, the adult health & social care agenda has reached a fascinating crossroads. The next few years will be pivotal in designing seamless, innovative and inclusive services which deliver excellent value for money.  This is a critical role operating across Health & care services in the beautiful Scottish Borders and with a range of third sector providers.


Both Chief Executives would welcome informal discussion about this tremendous opportunity via / 01835 825 051 and Ralph.Roberts@Borders.Scot.NHS.UK / 01896 828 220.


Closing date for applications is Monday 30th August 2021.


Assessment/interviews will take place week commencing 20th September 2021.

For more information and to apply please follow link below.  







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