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Head of Mental Health

Head of Mental Health

Clackmannanshire Council Salary – £77,544

Stirling Council Salary -£75,822 – £78,141 – £79,293.

NHS Forth Valley Salary – £72,792 – £78,482. Please note this is an indicative AFC Band 8C, pending evaluation 

Clackmannanshire and Stirling Health and Social Care Partnership coordinate in patient and specialist mental health services for Clackmannanshire and Stirling HSCP and Falkirk HSCP. We are looking for a highly motivated leader who is ambitious to help people living across our communities to achieve choice, control and their personal outcomes within a human rights based approach. Would you like the opportunity to influence positive change and make a difference in our communities?  Do you have the background and professional knowledge to lead a whole systems programme of transformation change and continuous improvement to provide a seamless and integrated health and social care services?  If so this role could be for you and take you to the next level in your career.

This new role will be a key post and will work closely with the Chief Officers to deliver the Integration Joint Boards’ vision for Clackmannanshire & Stirling and Falkirk.  An experienced senior manager with extensive leadership experience in a complex organisation you will provide strategic direction and leadership to deliver the partnerships vision for people living in local communities, and carers who require support. Kindness, compassion and respect will be at the heart of everything you do.

You will be an experienced professional who will provide leadership and influence to improve outcomes for adults in our areas.  You will complement our senior leadership team with a focus on continuous improvement and drive forward new ways of working to deliver high quality services, while maintaining efficiency.  You will excel in managing complex and strategic issues and have a successful track record in this respect and have a success track record in leading and managing change.

You will have experience of working with elected members and or members of a Board with financial and risk management experience and working knowledge of the functions within the remit of this post, ideally within a HSCP.

Just a 30 minute drive from Edinburgh and Glasgow, Clackmannanshire and Stirling is easily accessible with beautiful environments to promote wellbeing.

We offer the flexible benefits and working arrangements, along with a culture which is committed to learning, improving and growing.

The duties of this post require the successful candidate to be a member of the Protecting Vulnerable Groups (PVG) Scheme.  More information on this scheme can be found at 

If this challenge is something you can deliver on, we would be interested to hear from you.

For a confidential discussion, please contact Catriona Mackie on 0141 212 7555.

Applications for this role are via NHS Scotland Jobtrain

Closing date for applications: Friday 2nd July 2021

Please note that the majority of correspondence is sent by e-mail, therefore please check your e-mail regularly (including junk folders).

NHS Forth Valley is positive about disabled people and is committed to offering an interview to disabled people who meet the minimum criteria for the job.  Please contact the Recruitment Office on 0330 041 4694 if there are any reasonable adjustments we can make to assist you with your application and/or interview.