Business Improvement Officer - PKC07554

Perth & Kinross Council

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£37,559 to £40,487 per annum PR9 Full Time Contact: Please see description Reference: PKC07554

Job Description

Business Improvement Officer PKC07554
£37,559 - £40,487 Fixed Term (for 12 months)
2 High Street, Perth PH1 5PH
Here at Perth & Kinross Health & Social Care Partnership, we are responsible for the design and delivery of integrated clinical and care services. Our ambition is to provide fully integrated services that improve the outcomes of our residents. An excellent opportunity has arisen for two high calibre project managers to join the team. Reporting to the Service Manager, you will contribute directly to the design and development of our essential services. As well as planning and overseeing key projects you will provide updates to stakeholders using best practice project management techniques. The postholder will be responsible for measuring project performance and identifying areas for improvement as an essential member of the project team. As part of your wider role in service improvement you will utilise service improvement methodology and techniques to facilitate the changes required to progress the project. You will lead on the development of business cases and funding bids working with a wide range of stakeholders from clinicians, front line staff and managers locally and across Tayside. 

The Individual

You will have first class interpersonal skills and be extremely resourceful. Ability to communicate with and influence a wide range of stakeholders is essential. An understanding of health and/or social care services would be beneficial but is not essential. More important is having excellent analytical skills and a proven ability to solve problems creatively in a complex and fast moving environment. You will confidently be able to apply recognised change management and business improvement tools. Educated to degree level you will have significant project management and related business improvement experience. A professional project management qualification is preferred. 
If you would like to know more about the position, please contact Valerie.Aitken@nhs.scot 
When completing your application for this post, please ensure you provide current contact details (including e-mail addresses) for two referees, one should be your present or most recent employer. However, if you are an existing employee of Perth & Kinross Council, you are only required to provide reference details for your current employer. 
Please APPLY ONLINE. Facilities are available at all public libraries in Perth and Kinross. If you have a disability and require reasonable adjustments, please call 01738 475555 to discuss. 
As part of our safer recruitment measures, Perth & Kinross Council carries out rigorous checks on the right to work in the UK, qualifications, employment history, including references, and fitness to undertake the post. 
Some jobs may have been traditionally carried out predominately by one gender, but we would encourage you to apply if you meet the requirements, irrespective of your gender. 
A healthy work life balance is important to Perth & Kinross Council and we provide supportive management and flexible working arrangements to help you achieve a healthy work life balance. You will have access to training and support for continued professional development. 
Perth & Kinross Council welcomes applications from former armed forces personnel/reservists. Many of the skills picked up during your military career could be transferred directly into a role with local government. 
Find out more about working for Perth & Kinross Council and living in one of the most scenic areas of Scotland here.

 

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