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Heads of Service, Health and Social Care Partnership

NHS National Services Scotland
Glenrothes, UK
Closing date
27 Jan 2021

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This recruitment process is being led by NHS Fife, however, applications are welcome from applicants in the NHS, Local Authority, Private and Third Sector who fulfil the requirements in the Personal Specification. Further information on terms and conditions for both NHS Fife and Fife Council can be found in the recruitment pack.

A fantastic opportunity has arisen for three Heads of Service to join the Fife Health and Social Care Partnership to provide both operational management and strategic leadership for a portfolio of services as core members of the Senior Leadership Team.

Fife Health and Social Care Partnership is one of the larger Health and Social Care Partnerships in Scotland, serving the stunning and diverse Kingdom of Fife on Scotland's East coast. We provide health and social care to a population of more than 370,000 people and lead a workforce of around 6,000 staff. We support a Team Fife approach with NHS Fife, Fife Council, the independent and voluntary sectors.

It is an exciting time to join the Senior Leadership Team as we are commencing a significant programme of change and transformation. We are committed to the delivery of the outcomes of Integration for the people of Fife and striving for excellence in both quality and person-centred care through our strategic plan. By choosing to join the Fife Health and Social Care Partnership, you are choosing to make a real difference.

The Heads of Service roles are critical to leading a portfolio of service areas including:

1. Head of Primary and Preventative Care Services - including Primary Care, Urgent Care, Dental, Health Promotion & Improvement, Children's Services, Sexual Health, local area co-ordination and Allied Health Professions

2. Head of Community Care Services - including Community Hospitals, Care Homes, Home Care and Community Health Services.

3. Head of Complex and Critical Services - including Mental Health; Psychology, Learning Disability and Adult Social Work.

The recruitment pack provides fuller details of these service areas and the vision on how we will work across traditional boundaries and portfolio areas to develop systems leadership, providing joined up care for the people of Fife within localities and our communities.

We are looking to appoint driven and inspiring individuals who have the ability to lead wide ranging and sustainable service developments. As a team player you will be committed to collaboration and partnership working, whilst ensuring the highest standards of strategic and operational management working closely with both the Senior and Extended Leadership Team.

If you believe you have the skills, values, knowledge and experience to provide leadership to any of the portfolio of services described above, then we would welcome your application. Please state within your application, in the assessment form section, the specific post(s) you wish to be considered for.

For an informal discussion with Nicky Connor, Chief Officer & Director of Health and Social Care please contact Sally Howley, Management Support Officer to Chief Officer on .

NHS Fife is legally obliged to ensure all its employees are legally entitled to work in the United Kingdom. If you are not a United Kingdom (UK) or Irish National, you are required to confirm your right to work in your application.
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