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  • Ref no: SOA05326
  • Published: 26/6/2020
  • Closes: 12/7/2020
  • Location: Ailsa Hospital, Dalmellington Road, Ayr, Ayrshire, KA6 6AB
  • Salary: £50,698.00 - £53,783.00 per year
  • Contract Type: Permanent
  • Position Type: Full Time
  • Hours: 35 hours per week

Job Description

What is the role?

Support the Head of Service in the strategic management, development and performance of services taking a lead role in delivering organisational change that seeks to embed a culture and practice of the Health and Social Care Partnership in order to ensure the delivery of the Partnership’s key objectives, specifically in relation to the Community Plan; Educational Services Strategic Plan; Single Outcome Agreement and Community Health Care Plans.

Contribute to the Senior Management Team for Community Health and Care Services and assist the Head of Service in achieving service objectives and supporting operational delivery working within the South Ayrshire Health and Social Care Partnership’s purpose, values and commitments.

Ensure the Service meets its commitment to the delivery of the quality strategy and world class services. Accept delegated accountability for the delivery of safe standards of multi-professional teams ensuring a focus on service user safety, effective management of resources, continuous improvement, staff training and development and education and research. 

Provide leadership to ensure the delivery of service user care and assume a leadership role across the multi-disciplinary team for a variety of issues as agreed with the Head of Service.

Responsible for a specific delegated span of control, the Service Manager will manage the Multi-professional resource and secure operational delivery of the range of services, ensuring optimum use of available resources in achieving safe standards of care.

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Extra information:

The Grade for this post is Grade 4 / Level 14, the hourly rate is £27.78 to £29.47 and the annual salary is £50,698 to £53,783. 

This post is considered to be Regulated Work with 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

Closing date for applications is 12 July 2020.

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