Working closely with chief officers, local health and social care partnerships and Scottish Government, COLSA and others, an opportunity has arisen to co-ordinate and facilitate engagement across the health and social care system to support implementation of the Mental Health Strategy, the Transition and Recovery Plan and other related policy areas. With minimum supervision, the role will involve working with the Chief Officer Group and stakeholders to support, develop and co-ordinate the approach to influencing and implementing mental health policy and learning disability and neurodevelopmental policy within health and social care partnerships, building relationships and sharing emergent good practice. The successful candidate will have a sound understanding of health and social care integration in Scotland and knowledge of mental health and learning disability policy areas. This policy post will sit as part of a wider policy team supporting Health and Social Care Scotland. The post holder will be expected to work closely with the team to ensure strategic alignment of policy and to drive the ambition and intent of health and social care integration. Applicants must possess qualifications that support the essential core skills, knowledge and competencies for this post. The post will be based in Glasgow with option for flexible/remote working. The post is hosted by Glasgow City Health and Social Care Partnership and funded by the Scottish Government for a fixed term of two years. Secondments are also available but candidates must have approval from their current organisation to do so, if successful, before applying for this post. Go to https://hscscotland.scot/ for more information.
These posts are excepted under Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exclusions and Exceptions) (Scotland) Order 2013 (as amended).
This post is fixed term for a period up to 2 years.
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