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Cowal Community Hospital, 360 Argyll Street, Dunoon, Argyll, PA23 7RL
£48,433 - £52,940 per year
Contract Type:
Position Type:
Full Time
35 hours per week

Department: Health and Social Care Partnership 

Closing Date: Monday 24 April 2023

Argyll and Bute Health and Social Care Partnership are responsible for the planning and delivery of all community based health and social care services for adults and children in Argyll and Bute. 

Our vision and objectives are that “people in Argyll and Bute will live longer, healthier, independent lives”.

Argyll & Bute Health and Social Care Partnership promote a positive culture for our staff and excellent services for our communities.

As a result of a retiral we have a great opportunity to recruit to the Area Manager post for Cowal to lead a range of health and social care services within the Cowal locality.

Services include community hospital and a range of community based health and social work services with a focus on specific care groups and working in partnership with our local communities.

You will be responsible for the leadership and management of services and will be the local health and social care lead within these communities. You will be responsible for the direct management of Team Leaders in your area and will report to the Senior Manager, Health & Community Care. 

This is an ideal opportunity for a dynamic and motivated leader to join the Adult Management team.

For an informal discussion about the posts please contact Donald Watt, Senior Manager, Health & Community Care on Donald.Watt@nhs.scotor call 01546 703011 to arrange a call.

This post is an integrated post, with the Council as lead recruiter in this instance.  The post will be advertised with both JDPS and salary ranges, detailed in the advert.   This advert will also appear on the NHS Highland’s recruitment pages, as well as MJS.   External candidates will have the option to choose an employer.  If an existing employee is appointed to the post, they will remain with their existing employer under that organisation’s terms and conditions. 

Applicants Should Note That:-

  • This post is not suitable for job share. 
  • The Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exclusions and Exceptions) (Scotland) Order 2013, as amended, applies to this post. 
  • This post requires Protection of Vulnerable Group (PVG) Membership in relation to working with both children and adults.  
  • This post requires registration with the Scottish Social Services Council (SSSC). 

To apply for this vacancy, please click on the Apply Now button at the top of this page.

If you would like clarification on any information contained within the vacancy advert and/or the job description you will require to speak with the recruiting manager, who is:-


Donald Watt, Senior Manager

Contact Telephone Number: 01546 703011



Please note that you cannot apply for this vacancy by contacting the recruiting manager, applications must be made by clicking on the Apply Now button at the top of this page.  

Please also note that we do not accept CV’s, only applications completed and submitted via the Apply Now button on this page.   

We encourage applications from people from all backgrounds and aim to have a workforce that represents the wider society that we serve. We pride ourselves on being an employer of choice. We champion diversity, inclusion and wellbeing and aim to create a workplace where everyone feels valued and a sense of belonging. To find out more about our commitment to this please visit Equality & Diversity Policy 


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