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Chief Officer

  • Glasgow
  • £101379 - £164743 per annum
  • Permanent

Post Title: Chief Officer


Grade/Salary: NHS: Executive and Senior Manager Grade F
Salary: £101,379 - £134,214 per annum
Glasgow City Council: Grade 14 / LDR6
Salary: £149,016 - £164,743 per annumTenure: Permanent - Full Time NHS: 37 hours / Council: 35 hours
Location: Commonwealth House, 32 Albion Street, Glasgow, G1 1LH


About Us
Glasgow City Health and Social Care Partnership is the largest HSCP in Scotland. We deliver Health and Social Care services to the people of Glasgow and surrounds. Our lead partners are Glasgow City Council and NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde and we deliver all community health and social care services for children, adults and older people, along with homelessness and criminal justice services. This work is directed by the Glasgow City Integration Joint Board, with the Council and Health Board delivering services through the Glasgow City Health and Social Care Partnership since April 2016.


Our vision for community health and social care services is to support people to flourish, work in partnership with people and organisations to transform services for the better and engage with communities to improve health and wellbeing.


Our medium to long-term vision is: "Communities will be empowered to support people to flourish and live healthier, more fulfilled lives, by having access to the right support, in the right place and at the right time."


Examples of the services included are:



  • Older People Services

  • Adults Services

  • Physical disabilities Services

  • Learning Disabilities Services

  • Mental Health Services

  • Addiction and Family Service

  • Homelessness Services

With a gross expenditure of around £1.5bn and circa 12500 whole time equivalent staff we have an exceptional story to tell which is why we are seeking to appoint an exceptional individual to this important and challenging role.


Further information about Glasgow City Health and Social Care Partnership can be found on our website https://glasgowcity.hscp.scot

The Role
This highly influential post reports directly to the Chief Executives of both NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde and Glasgow City Council and will be accountable to the Integration Joint Board. The appointed candidate will also be a member of the NHS and Glasgow City Council Corporate Management Teams.


At this critically important time, the Chief Officer will share our ambitions to drive change, to be innovative with a deep commitment to the continuous improvement of our services to deliver safe, high quality and effective health and social care that is sustainable for the future health and wellbeing of our population.


Through the governance of the Integration Joint Board and working with partners locally, you will ensure the effective delivery of Glasgow's HSCP Strategic Plan and its key objectives. The Chief Officer role reflects national policy drivers in Scotland for health and social care which requires a high level of political awareness and personal credibility to quickly gain respect and influence internal and external stakeholders.


Operating across a complex system the visibility, scale and profile of this opportunity should not be underestimated. As Chief Officer, you will be required to demonstrate a high degree of resilience, tactical skills combined with the ability to deal with ambiguity. To succeed in this role, you will be an inspirational, compassionate leader with credible communication and influencing skills.


With a demonstrable track record of success in the management of health and/or social work services, you will have the ability to develop a strong, people-focused culture which encourages initiative, individual and team responsibility.


Candidates will be expected to demonstrate and evidence recent experience of successfully driving large scale organisational and cultural change programmes. You will have significant financial management and risk management experience with extensive leadership experience preferably within the NHS/Local Government or other comparable Public /Private sector organisations.


The Chief Officer is a key strategic and operational role requiring the right blend of visible leadership, experience, and values necessary to lead and support our organisation. Importantly you will bring an innovative, forward thinking and collaborative approach to the role.


If you believe you have the necessary skills and experience to meet the challenges of this high profile role, we would welcome your application.


Recruitment to this role is being supported by Eden Scott. Applicants are invited to contact Eden Scott in the first instance for further information about this role.


Contact: Sarah Gracie, Associate Director on 07999421314 or via email - sarah.gracie@edenscott.com


Key Dates



  • Application Closing Date: 23:59 Sunday, 21 July 2024

  • Preliminary Assessment Stage: Begins week commencing 29 July 2024

  • Interviews: Friday 23 August 2024

Application Process: Candidates are invited to contact our Recruitment Partner Eden Scott in the first instance. Thereafter, candidates are invited to apply via the NHS Scotland Recruitment system.


NHS Scotland does not accept CVs; instead, candidates must click on the 'Apply for Job' button on the NHS Scotland job portal using the link below to access, complete and submit the online application form:


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Sarah Gracie
Point of contact
Sarah Gracie
Associate Director
07999 421 314

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