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Comhairle nan Eilean Siar, Council Offices, Sandwick Road, Stornoway, Isle of Lewis, HS1 2BW
£46,994 - £51,103 per year
Contract Type:
Position Type:
Full Time
37 hours per week

This position has expired.

Job Description

Job Purpose:

  • To ensure, in accordance with Comhairle and Departmental policies and objectives, contribute to the effective strategic planning and have responsibility for the operational management of the Integration Joint Board Commissioning Services
  • Lead on the planning activity in relation to the Commissioning requirements to support the implementation and reviewing of the Integration Joint Board Strategic Plan.
  • The postholder will lead on the engagement with a range of individuals, organisations and partnerships to deliver high quality outcomes and continuous improvement.
  • The post holder is expected to operate flexibly within the broad remit outlined above and, as a member of the Senior Management Team of Partnership Services assist and support the development and implementation of the Integration Joint Board and Partner organisations’s key policies and procedures.


You will hold a degree in social work, diploma in social work, CQSW or equivalent and registered with the SSSC. You will have significant experience of commissioning services to meet service user outcomes within  the context of a challenging financial and resource limited environment along with comprehensive experience of the Care Inspectorate requirements and the demands of assessment and care management, registered services and quality assurance systems.

A driving licence is essential for this post.

Salary for the above post is inclusive of Distant Islands Allowance.  Appointment to the post will be on the first point of grade with annual incremental progression.