BC065643 - Primary Care Support Manager

NHS Scotland


£33,072 to £40,736 per annum Full Time Contact: Human Resources Reference: 065643

Primary Care Support Manager

Band 6 (£33,072 - £40,736)

37.5 Hours per week (Full Time)


Aberdeen Health & Social Care Partnership

Aberdeen City

Aberdeen Health and Social Care Partnership, have a vacancy for a Primary Care Support Manager.

The Primary Care Support Manager works as part of the Primary Care Development Team which forms the cornerstone of developmental support to General Practice in Aberdeen City.

The post holder will provide business and administration support to the Primary Care Development Manager and Team, which facilitates service developments and improvements across Primary Care in the City in accordance with the integration of Health & Social Care and the regulations for Primary Care contractors (medical, dental, pharmacy, optometry).  Working closely with the Primary Care Development Managers and GP Clinical Leads. 

This role will work in collaboration with practices, Primary Care Services, professional leads and clinical leads and other operational managers from Primary and Community Care across the city and Grampian, to ensure a coherent whole system approach to the delivery of services within the specific localities.

A significant part of the role includes operational support for a range of services including, the Public Dental Service, City Referred Minor Surgery Service, Pharmacy and Optometry.

Exceptional organisational, communication, change management and interpersonal skills are essential, as is the ability to work as part of a team.  Emotional resilience and support of health and wellbeing across services is a key component of the roles.

Previous experience working within the NHS, Health & Social Care Partnerships, General Practice or Primary Care in a management role is essential and previous project management experience would be desirable.

The candidate will be expected to demonstrate evidence of excellent negotiating, motivational and persuasive skills as well as a proven ability to lead out with authority and operate with confidence and assertiveness.

Informal enquiries to: Steve McMaster Primary Care Development Manager (steven.mcmaster@nhs.scot)

Time is extremely precious at the moment within the NHS, please allow us to use our time as best as we can by only applying if you meet as a minimum all of the essential elements of the person specification. You must evidence your skillset within your application.

The advert will close at midnight on Wednesday 20th October. Please note that in the event that sufficient applications are received before the closing date, this post may close early.

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