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Ref no:
WDN03482
Published:
20/9/2021
Closes:
3/10/2021
Location:
Aurora House, Council Offices, Queens Quay, Clydebank, G81 1BF
Salary:
£54,601 - £59,619 per year
Contract Type:
Permanent
Position Type:
Full Time
Hours:
35 hours per week

This position has expired.

Job Description

The post is currently based with Aurora House, Clydebank - this arrangement could possibly change and move to a different location.

West Dunbartonshire Health and Social Care Partnership are looking for a proactive and dynamic Contracts, Commissioning and Quality Assurance Manager to join our strategy and transformation family.

This is an exciting opportunity to join a forward thinking team committed to providing excellent health and social care services to the citizens of West Dunbartonshire.

As a vibrant and self motivated leader you will be responsible for providing direction and oversight for all services and activities within our contracts, commissioning and quality assurance team, driving transformational change and supporting services across the HSCP to provide excellent services ensuring staff and service users are at the heart of everything we do.

Our vision is “improving lives with the people of West Dunbartonshire”, as a leader within the strategy and transformation family the post holder will be central to this in championing and leading the HSCP's approach to participation and engagement and embedding a culture of co-production.

You'll be a natural leader and strategic thinker and be passionate about working in collaboration colleagues across the HSCP, West Dunbartonshire Council and NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde, as well as our third and independent sector partners and our citizens, to achieve shared objectives and best value for the HSCP. Collaborative commissioning and fully embedding self directed support must be at the heart of our approach in order to provide a strong foundation as we prepare for exciting new opportunities that will develop from the Independent Review of Adult Social Care.

The ideal candidate will be able to work under pressure in a fast paced environment whilst remaining focused on strategic goals and positive outcomes. At the same time you will inspire and empower, encourage open conversation and idea sharing.

This role presents an exciting opportunity for the post holder to make a real difference to the lives of the people of West Dunbartonshire and you will be given the support and autonomy to develop and lead change within the Health and Social Care Partnership.

Requirements

In accordance with the Local Government and Housing Act, 1989 this post has been
designated politically restricted. The post is restricted in terms of Category 5.4, defined in the Council’s Policy on Politically Restricted Posts. You may appeal for exemption against this decision through the Council’s Monitoring Officer; details of this process are contained within the attached Policy.

Accordingly, in accepting this appointment you will be disqualified from becoming or
remaining a member of local authority, member of the House of Commons; member of the European Parliament; member of the Scottish Parliament; or from undertaking certain political activities as defined in regulations introduced, from time to time, by the Secretary of State for Scotland, which are automatically incorporated into your contract of employment.

The Individual

West Dunbartonshire offers a family friendly working environment, endeavours to ensure a work life balance and welcomes applications from employees requiring flexibility.  For information about West Dunbartonshire Council please click on the following link and see why we are an employer of choice:
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