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Ailsa Hospital, Dalmellington Road, Ayr, Ayrshire, KA6 6AB
£61,325 - £66,018 per year
Contract Type:
Position Type:
Full Time
35 hours per week

This position has expired.

Job Description

What is the role?

To be responsible for leadership and management of locality and partnership wide functions of the Health and Social Care Service in order to promote and integrate Performance Improvement and Business Support activities designed to support the achievement of the Council’s and NHS Ayrshire and Arrans key objectives specifically in relation to Community Planning, Shared commitments, Single Outcome Agreement and Best Value. 

To provide excellent leadership and clear direction to Health and Social Work Services and lead on specific areas of operation, strategy and development of services to meet the changing demands which delivers customer focused outcomes for adults within South Ayrshire. To be an ambassador for the Service and the HSCP by sharing and celebrating areas of good practice locally and nationally.

Accountable for:

- Budget: South Locality = £7m Central Locality = £21m North Locality = £15m
- Staff group of 40-80 FTE.

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To find out more about the South Ayrshire Health & Social Care Partnership click here to view their candidate pack.

Extra information: 

If employed by South Ayrshire Council, the Grade of this post is Grade 5 / Level 16; the hourly rate is from £34.56 to £35.57 and the annual salary is from £63,072 to £64,915.

If employed by the NHS, this will be a full-time permanent position; 37.5hrs per week; the salary scale will be from £61,325 to £66,018.

It is our expectation that any existing Local Authority employees while remain on their terms and conditions of employment should they be successful in an application. The same applies to NHS candidates who we would expect to remain under Agenda for Change Terms and conditions.

The successful candidate will primarily work from home with occasional travel within the South Ayrshire area. Frequency for attending the office may vary depending on the exigencies of the service.

This post is considered to be Regulated Work with protected adults as specified in the Protection of Vulnerable Groups (Scotland) (PVG) Act 2007. Accordingly the preferred candidate will be required to become a member of the PVG Scheme, or undergo a PVG Scheme update if already a Scheme member, prior to any formal offer of employment being made. If you wish further information on the PVG Scheme you can visit the Disclosure Scotland website at

Please note you may be required to meet the PVG Costs.

Interviews for this position will be held week commencing 27 March 2023.

Closing date for applications is 28 February 2023.