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Templeton Building, 62 Templeton Street, Glasgow, G40 1AW
£58,584.62 - £67,526.72 per year
Contract Type:
Position Type:
Full Time
35 hours per week

This position has expired.

Job Description

This is an exciting opportunity for a Planning Manager to join our Children’s Services Planning and Change Team to support a diverse range of workstreams, and to line manage a number of posts within the team.

The post-holder will work closely with a range of stakeholders to support the development and improvement of children’s services, and to contribute to a range of initiatives within North-East locality, including the Parkhead Hub, and associated change management work.

We’re seeking a candidate who is qualified to degree level with excellent facilitation and analysis skills, and experience of leading service improvement in a complex environment. The candidate should also have experience of developing teams, and coaching staff.

The shift pattern for this position is Monday – Friday standard hours (9-5/5:30)

In addition to general planning responsibilities, key duties will include, but are not
limited to:

Supporting the development and implementation of the Locality and Strategic Plan, as well as the Integrated Children’s Services Plan, and associated evaluation and reporting
Supporting locality property work, including PCIP improvement programme, and contributing to the range of workstreams associated with the development of Parkhead Hub
Supporting a range of children’s services workstreams
Developing and supporting community engagement across a range of workstreams
Line managing and coaching staff with a diverse range of duties
Analysing and integrating evidence into discussions, reports and plans.
Developing and implementing evaluation frameworks
Producing reports and delivering presentations in line with existing governance processes and structure, with a focus on analysis and evaluation, and monitoring and reporting on programme risks, actions, issues and dependencies registers/logs.
Project management, facilitation and evaluation
Informal contact: Dominique Harvey,  0141 287 0381,

NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde encourages applications from all sections of the community. We promote a culture of inclusion across the organisation and are proud of the diverse workforce we have.

NHS Grade:  Band 8B - £63,530 - £68,223
NHS hours per week:  37.5

Details on how to contact the Recruitment Service can be found within the Candidate Information Packs.

By signing the Armed Forces Covenant, NHSGGC has pledged its commitment to being a Forces Friendly Employer. We support applications from across the Armed Forces Community, recognising military skills, experience and qualifications during the recruitment and selection process.

This is an integrated position as part of the Glasgow Health and Social Care Partnership.  The successful applicant, if an employee of the Partnership, will be appointed to the post under the terms and conditions of either Glasgow City Council (GCC) or NHS Greater Glasgow & Clyde (NHSGGC), depending on current employer.  If the successful applicant is not an employee of the Partnership, they may choose to be appointed to the post under the terms and conditions of either GCC or NHSGGC.  

These posts are excepted under Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exclusions and Exceptions) (Scotland) Order 2013 (as amended).

Recruitment to this post is through NHS, interested parties must apply by clicking on the following link:


Application Packs

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