The closing date for this post is provisionally set at 28 April 2019. West Lothian Council reserve the right to close this post early depending on applicant response levels
Social Policy’s Business Support Service is a new service that will provide support to all service areas across Community Care, Children & Families and Criminal and Youth Justice. The service will facilitate the delivery of a culture of continuous improvement and quality assurance (including learning & organisational development) in all aspects of business support, enabling front line social work and social care services through the provision of high quality, flexible support at all times.
This is an exciting opportunity to join the Service which has principal responsibilities in and across 4 Teams; Performance and Quality, Finance and Contracting, Strategy, Policy & Change and Customer and Communities. The post holder will be based within an open plan working environment and occasional travel out with West Lothian will be required. Work will be varied and encompass working with staff groups and service user / carer groups and provider forums to ensure that all aspects of service delivery take their views into account.
The post holder will report to the a business support team manager for Finance & Contracts, they will work to deliver key aspects of the social policy and wider West Lothian Health &Social Care Partnership’s strategic and business plans. The post holder will support the management of Social Policy portfolio of contracts and undertake specific projects and tasks within dedicated teams and across the wider business support function to secure current and future service and corporate requirements in line with overall priorities
Ideally candidates will have extensive knowledge of social work and social care services, be computer literate, possess excellent communication, interpersonal and report writing skills and have experience of strategic planning and project management. A positive and enthusiastic outlook with a ‘can do’ attitude would fit well with the Service’s ethos. Previous experience in one or more of the following areas would be advantageous: contract monitoring, procurement, finance.
Some post holders may require Enhanced Disclosure Scotland check or registration with Scottish Social Services Council (SSSC) depending on the area of the support function they are working in prior to a formal offer of employment being made by West Lothian Council.
The skills and experience you must have:
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