Participation and Engagement Coordinator (Secure Care) (195122)
 

Salary Range: £27,285 - £31,302
FTE: 1 (35 hours/week)
Term: Fixed (Until end of December 2019)
Closing Date: 03/03/2019

Do you want to help to improve Scotland’s care system? Do you have a track record of leading participation activity and working nationally with key stakeholders? Are you approachable, brave, optimistic, compassionate, dynamic and determined? Then this new and exciting opportunity to work as a key part of the Independent Care Review Secretariat team is for you. 

As the participation and engagement coordinator, you will support the coordination of an ambitious participation and engagement strategy for the Independent Care Review. Your role will have a specific focus on supporting children, young people and adults with experience of secure care to have a voice in influencing change.

This post requires skills and knowledge about the needs of children and young people in and on the edges of care. In depth knowledge of ways to ensure that their voices are heard to improve and to change outcomes is essential. Direct experience of secure care is also particularly welcome for the post.

Key stakeholder management and relationship development skills plus recent experience of leading participation activity that ensured that voice was at the heart of practice and policy development is critical for this role.

You will work closely with the Care Review Participation, Policy and Influencing Manager, and provide support the wider secretariat team. You will be a self-starter who likes to be part of and to lead a team, you will relish challenges, enjoy working at pace and you will be excited at the prospect of being part of the Care Review which is working in innovative ways. You will require to be flexible in your approach including working outside of an office environment at times as the Review is working nationally.

The post will report to the Care Review Participation, Policy and Influencing Manager.

About the Independent Care Review

The Independent Care Review will identify and deliver lasting change in the care system and leave a legacy that will transform the wellbeing of children and young people across Scotland.  It is a task that cannot be achieved without listening to and taking account of the views of a whole host of people and organisations.  Understanding the needs and experience of people who are care experienced is at the very heart of the Care Review and it is essential to making change.  You will have a unique opportunity to be involved in the development of a National Care Review which is ground breaking and innovative.  

Applications from people with care experience are particularly welcomed as are secondments.

Formal interviews for this post will be held on Thursday, 14 March 2019.

Informal enquiries about the post can be directed to Paul Sullivan, Participation, Policy and Influencing Manager (p.sullivan@strath.ac.uk/0141 444 8537).

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Faculty
Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences
Department/School
School of Social Work and Social Policy
Staff Category
Administrative and Professional Services
Type of Employment
Fixed-term
Working Hours
Full-time
 
Salary Range: £27,285 - £31,302
FTE: 1 (35 hours/week)
Term: Fixed (Until end of December 2019)
Closing Date: 03/03/2019

Do you want to help to improve Scotland’s care system? Do you have a track record of leading participation activity and working nationally with key stakeholders? Are you approachable, brave, optimistic, compassionate, dynamic and determined? Then this new and exciting opportunity to work as a key part of the Independent Care Review Secretariat team is for you. 

As the participation and engagement coordinator, you will support the coordination of an ambitious participation and engagement strategy for the Independent Care Review. Your role will have a specific focus on supporting children, young people and adults with experience of secure care to have a voice in influencing change.

This post requires skills and knowledge about the needs of children and young people in and on the edges of care. In depth knowledge of ways to ensure that their voices are heard to improve and to change outcomes is essential. Direct experience of secure care is also particularly welcome for the post.

Key stakeholder management and relationship development skills plus recent experience of leading participation activity that ensured that voice was at the heart of practice and policy development is critical for this role.

You will work closely with the Care Review Participation, Policy and Influencing Manager, and provide support the wider secretariat team. You will be a self-starter who likes to be part of and to lead a team, you will relish challenges, enjoy working at pace and you will be excited at the prospect of being part of the Care Review which is working in innovative ways. You will require to be flexible in your approach including working outside of an office environment at times as the Review is working nationally.

The post will report to the Care Review Participation, Policy and Influencing Manager.

About the Independent Care Review

The Independent Care Review will identify and deliver lasting change in the care system and leave a legacy that will transform the wellbeing of children and young people across Scotland.  It is a task that cannot be achieved without listening to and taking account of the views of a whole host of people and organisations.  Understanding the needs and experience of people who are care experienced is at the very heart of the Care Review and it is essential to making change.  You will have a unique opportunity to be involved in the development of a National Care Review which is ground breaking and innovative.  

Applications from people with care experience are particularly welcomed as are secondments.

Formal interviews for this post will be held on Thursday, 14 March 2019.

Informal enquiries about the post can be directed to Paul Sullivan, Participation, Policy and Influencing Manager (p.sullivan@strath.ac.uk/0141 444 8537).

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