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Head of Recovery & Intensive Services

East Renfrewshire
This position is now closed to applications.



Head of Recovery & Intensive Services


£84,977 per annum


Eastwood Health & Care Centre

East Renfrewshire Health and Social Care Partnership is at the leading edge of integrated public services in Scotland, with a proven track record of successfully bringing together health and social care services.

They are looking for an experienced, visionary and successful individual to lead a team of dedicated health and social care professionals to deliver person centred, outcome focussed and efficient services. With relevant experience in public services and social work qualified, you will have a clear understanding of national policy developments and legislation. You will have a professional leadership role for social work practice and quality in adult services as well as a general management role.

Responsible for intensive services, including care at home and their residential care home, mental health and addictions, you will demonstrate a commitment to developing integrated services and working in partnership with GPs, third sector and community groups.

You will be committed to empowering individuals, families and communities to find their own solutions; passionate about the development of self-directed support and skilled in leading change and service re-design. You will also be a skilled communicator and have significant experience in managing budgets.

Employees with a contract of employment for 3 months or more are automatically included in our Local Government Pension Scheme which is a career average scheme. Pension contribution rates are based on a tiered system determined by your annual full time equivalent pensionable pay. For example for those earning up to and including £21,800 the contribution rate you pay is 5.5% of your salary. The council pays the rest of the cost of providing your benefits. This amount varies but it’s always enough to make sure your pension can be paid and will be at least 19.3% of your pay. In addition you get tax relief on your contributions – the tax you pay on your salary is calculated after your pension contributions are deducted.

Other main pension benefits include a pension that increases each year in line with price inflation and the ability to exchange some of your pension to provide a tax free lump sum. Further details can be found in the Application Pack (below) or via the Strathclyde Pension Fund website

Please note this is a politically restricted post.

The post holder will be subject to a Disclosure Scotland check.

Employee personal data is required to be collected by the Council in order to carry out its duties as an employer under the employee/employer contract. Please note that as part of the recruitment process for this post East Renfrewshire Council have worked in conjunction with ‘Aspen People’, a recruitment consultation company, and therefore candidate application forms will be shared between East Renfrewshire Council and Aspen People for this purpose only. If you require clarification on this please contact or to access the Councils privacy notices, please visit

Closing date for applications: midnight on Sunday 8 March 2020

Shortleet date: 11 March 2020

Assessment Centre Date: 18 March 2020

Interview date: 27 March 2020

More information can be found within the Application Pack below:

If you would like an informal discussion about the post, please contact Julie Murray, Chief Officer on 0141 4510746, and/or Catriona Mackie, Aspen 0141 212 7555.

Should you wish to apply then please do so via the My Job Scotland portal at