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Argyll and Bute Health and Social Care Partnership is redeveloping services for children and young people experiencing mental health illness and distress. This exciting new post will provide expert management and professional advice, hold clinical accountability and maintain clinical excellence for the standard of specialist mental health provision across Argyll and Bute Health and Social Care Partnership (A&B HSCP). Argyll and Bute HSCP is a distinct service with equal participation from NHS Highland and Argyll and Bute Council which ensures joint decision making and accountability. The postholder will provide strategic leadership for Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services enabling delivery of objectives and maintenance of a robust performance management framework. The postholder will work collaboratively with the Children and Families senior management team to achieve the objectives of the HSCP in the delivery of complex service development agenda within existing governance arrangements and responding to national policy.
The successful candidate will provide professional leadership within the service across the following Leadership dimensions:
Safe, quality care
Professional workforce standards, planning and development
Service improvement, design/ redesign and development
Research and innovation
Partnership working within the GIRFEC Framework
In addition, the postholder will provide leadership and management in partnership with Argyll and Bute Council Education service in the jointly commissioned School Counselling Service, and will lead on specific mental health issues for Children's Services for the HSCP within NHS Highland, also representing NHS Highland and Argyll and Bute at a national level when required.
Argyll and Bute is a predominantly rural area with a population spread across small towns and many more remote and isolated communities including 23 inhabited islands. Some of Scotland's most beautiful scenery and wild country offering access to the full range of outdoor activities is located within this Health and Social Care Partnership area. Relocation package for the right candidate is available.
Informal enquiries to:
Brian Reid, Locality Manager 01586 559072 [email protected]
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|Location:||United Kingdom Highlands and Islands Base negotiable within Argyll & Bute HSCP PA31 8RT|
|Salary:||Band 8B (£59,539 - £64,095) GBP per year|
Healthcare and Medical
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Only direct applications will be considered.