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Administrator (Ref: SHC910)

Permanent, Part time (20.25 hours)

£20,302 - £22,910 (Band 4)

Inverness, Highland

The Scottish Health Council works to promote and improve patient and public participation in NHSScotland. We do this in a number of ways including advising NHS Boards about how to involve patients, carers and the wider community in the decisions they make about services.

We require an Administrator to provide a professional administrative service to the Scottish Health Council’s Local Office in Highland.  The ability to work on your own initiative, manage and prioritise a busy work schedule and demonstrate attention to detail is essential. You will possess excellent communication, interpersonal and organisational skills and have significant experience of working with and supporting a team in a proactive and flexible way.

In this role you will provide administrative support to staff, organise and support meetings and events including note taking, report writing, maintain up-to-date records using various databases and manage the everyday running of a busy office.

Educated to HND level or with equivalent skills/experience gained in an office environment with a sound understanding and competence gained in supporting a range of administrative systems and internet applications. We particularly welcome applications from male candidates, as they are currently under-represented within the organisation at this level.

Our Highland office is based at Southside Lodge, Inverness.

Closing date: 27 April 2017 at 12 Noon

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Local Officer (Ref: SHC925)

Permanent, full time (37.5 hours)

£22,440 - £29,034 (Band 5)

Fife

The Scottish Health Council works to promote and improve patient and public participation in the delivery of services across Health and Social Care Partnerships in Scotland. We do this in a number of ways including advising on how to involve patients, carers and the wider community in the decisions they make about services.

This post offers an exciting opportunity to promote the activities of the Scottish Health Council within the NHS Fife area. Working with relevant stakeholders, you will develop productive working relationships with local public and patient representative bodies to facilitate effective assessment of the NHS Board's Patient Focus & Public involvement activities and work collaboratively to promote improvement.

Ideally, you will have public involvement and supervisory experience, excellent oral and written communication skills and enjoy working as part of a small team.  Based in Kirkcaldy, you will be prepared to travel to remote and rural areas as well as to other locations within Scotland. 

The Local Officer role could be subject to change following an organisational change process which is scheduled during 2017.

Closing date: 5 May 2017 at 12 Noon

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