Associate Improvement Advisor

Ref: HIS952
Salary: £ 32,013 - £ 42,205 p.a.
Location: Glasgow or Edinburgh
Start date: Tuesday, July 11, 2017

About the role

Associate Improvement Advisor (Ref: HIS952)
Acute Care portfolio - Permanent
£32,013 - £42,205 (Band 7)
Edinburgh or Glasgow

An exciting opportunity has arisen for an experienced, enthusiastic and positive individual to apply their expertise in improvement programme design and delivery to facilitate the use of improvement science as a means of reducing harm and improving systems across acute care settings in Scotland. 

We are at a key stage in the development of the Acute Care Portfolio, with an emerging remit that supports health and care professionals to test and implement changes that aim to improve experience and outcomes for people in acute care. This work is innovative and complex and focused on developing, testing and spreading a range of approaches to drive safe, effective and person-centred improvements. A key element of this role is engaging with a wide range of stakeholders to deliver this complex programme of work.

The successful candidate will provide expertise in the design and delivery of improvement programmes and knowledge in the application of improvement methodology in a variety of acute care settings. The Associate Improvement Advisor will be educated to Masters level or possess equivalent training in an aspect of implementation and improvement science or have extensive practical experience of supporting implementation and improvement programmes at national level.  

Strong communication, interpersonal and team working skills are required along with the ability to work to deadlines and effectively manage change.

This is an exciting opportunity to be involved in a national improvement initiative that has a direct impact on care and outcomes for individuals across Scotland.

Closing date: 1 August 2017 at 12 noon.
(It is anticipated that interviews will be held on 14 August in Glasgow)  

We particularly encourage applications from males and those under 25 who are currently under-represented in our workforce.

How to Apply

HIS952 - Application

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