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Council, HQ. Almada Street, Hamilton, ML3 0AA
£83,463.00 - £140,113.00 per year
Contract Type:
Position Type:
Full Time
35 hours per week

Applications for this job cannot be made online. Please refer to the advert for further information.

Job Description



This is an exciting opportunity for an exceptional person to lead integrated health and social care services across South Lanarkshire.

Our vision is to work together to improve health and wellbeing in the community - with the community.

Reporting to the Chief Executives of South Lanarkshire Council and NHS Lanarkshire, the successful candidate will work with both organisations, and with support and direction from the South Lanarkshire Integrated Joint Board, will provide strategic and operational leadership for the Health and Social Care Partnership (HSCP) and its staff.

You will lead the implementation of the Integrated Joint Board's Strategic Commissioning Plan and will be responsible for delivery of the devolved services agreed by the partners.  This will include management of the integrated budget (in excess of £500m).  A key role will be to drive organisational development to maximise capacity, efficiency, and effectiveness to best meet the needs of individuals and our communities.

You will also have strategic responsibility for:

  • The development and implementation of the statutory Social Work services pertaining to the council's Children & Justice Services.
  • Pan Lanarkshire Primary Care services and delivery of the primary care improvement plan and the GP Out of Hours Service.

SLC Chief Officer Grade - Up to £140,113

NHS Executive & Senior Manager Grade E - £83,463 to £109,127

(initial placement will reflect experience and competence)

applications are welcomed from either NHS or social care background and the successful candidate can elect to choose from NHS or Council terms and conditions of employment

This post has been politically restricted in terms of the Local Government and Housing Act 1989. 

This post is excepted in terms of the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 2003.

The successful candidate will be subject to a criminal records check provided by Disclosure Scotland.

Please refer to for further information about the disclosure process and best practice.

We are Equal Opportunities employer and encourage applications from all members of the community.   As a user of the disability confident scheme, we guarantee to interview all disabled applicants who meet the minimum behaviour requirements for the position.

We are committed to providing support to members of the armed forces, veterans and their families which is set out in the Armed Forces Community Covenant.  Veterans are guaranteed an interview who meet the minimum requirements for the position.

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