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Dalziel Building, 7 Scott Street, ML1 1PN
£42,662 - £46,926 per year
Contract Type:
Position Type:
Full Time
35 hours per week

This vacancy is internal and open only to employees of North Lanarkshire Council and Associated Employers*

*Fusion Assets, NLP LLP

Are you excited by the benefits technology in health and social care can provide to improve independence and better outcomes for individuals? An exciting opportunity has arisen for an enthusiastic and hard-working individual to become part of the Business Change and Improvement Team (BPCIS) within North Lanarkshire Adult Health and Social Care. You will help support the implementation of the North Lanarkshire Health & Social Care Partnership (HSCNL) Strategic Plan as it relates to digitisation and the implementation of new digital platforms including a dynamic scheduling tool and a new social care case management system.

We are committed to innovative and new approaches to ways of working within Social Work. If successful you will be responsible for delivering key projects and supporting the Service Manager in identifying and maximising benefit realisation via effective and timely project methodology and deliverables across several allocated improvement projects and business areas. They will ensure the production of key documents as defined within the project governance process and maintenance of core project governance.

The post will contribute to the ongoing successful delivery of digital transformation of Social Work Services including the procurement and implementation of a dynamic scheduling tool primarily for Home Support and the ongoing implementation with the replacement of mySWIS the case management system for Social Work Services to Mosaic and the wider North Lanarkshire Council vision.

You will support the procurement, development and implementation of the solution using corporate project management toolkits, this will ensure management and reporting of progress aligns with corporate standards.

You will also support the Service Manager in the end-to-end project including initiation, planning, monitoring and reporting of progress all in line with NLC’s corporate Project Management toolset. A further requirement will be to consider and evaluate the potential impact on existing staff of proposed changes and the resultant requirement and implementation of a training and support plan.

You will require excellent communication, influencing and interpersonal skills and experience of working across services and inter-agency working. Educated to SVQ Level 4, HND or general degree in an ICT related or other relevant subject, project management knowledge and experience of delivering new or replacement systems and solutions are also essential.

Experience in mySWIS and dynamic resource scheduling tools, financial planning involving revenue and capital commitments, developing and implementing training plans and knowledge of corporate governance and procurement practices in the public sector are also desirable.

The posts are temporary for up to 31 March 2025.

Interviews will take place week beginning Monday 12th June 2021.

For further information please contact Sarah Jane Herron, Service Manager BPCIS by email @

Working here at North Lanarkshire Council

If you’re considering a career with us, you’ll be keen to know what’s in it for you. We have a great package of benefits available, from health and wellbeing to finances and family. This includes 26 days annual leave and 6 public holidays*, and a wide range of offers available to you through our NLLife reward site. We also have a full package of learning and development through our learning academy LearnNL to help you reach your full potential and further your career.

For more information on local authority careers visit the myjobscotland career hub North Lanarkshire Council are Happy to Talk Flexible Working, we operate a Smarter Working Policy.

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*For all casual/sessional roles, you will receive 12.1% of your hourly rate for every hour worked in total recompense for annual leave, including public holidays. These rates will be indicated separately on your payslip. You will only be paid for the hours that you work.

We are a Disability Confident Leader and offer a guaranteed interview to applicants who consider themselves to be disabled and who meet the minimum requirements for the position.

We have also adopted the Armed Forces Community Covenant to show our support for service personnel, veterans and their families. We offer a guaranteed interview for service leavers, spouses, reservists and veterans, as long as they meet the essential criteria of the person specification/job description.

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