Integrated Operations Manager (Addictions)

Vacancy posted: Friday, 23 September 2016

Salary: 43,085 - 47,118
Location: Dumbarton

Closing date: 28 October 2016
Job ref. no.: WDN00868

Job Description


Council Pay Grade 10: £42,666-£46,664

NHS Pay Grade AFC 8A £40,428 - £48,514.

At the heart of integration is the vision to produce better outcomes for people through services that are planned locally and delivered seamlessly from the perspective of the patient, service user or carer.

We are now looking to appoint an Integrated Operations Manager to ensure that an integration agenda is achieved at a local level and will assist the Head of Mental Health, Addictions and Learning Disabilities in delivery of the HSCP objectives within the Strategic Plan.

To build on the current progress and provide Leadership and vision with responsibility for the delivery of effective services within an integrated model of care provision. You will be expected to fully engage with all of the key stakeholders and foster a truly partnership approach to delivering care whist always ensuring that the service user is at the centre of decision making. You will work alongside your peers in mental health and learning disabilities to support the wider addictions agenda. You will lead on aspects of the Clinical and Care Governance agenda in respect of the ongoing development of addiction services.

The successful candidate will be expected to have the necessary skills, experience and knowledge of working practices of more than one staff group including NHS and Local Authority Staff Groups. In particular there is an expectation of the successful candidate having excellent communication skills in managing people. In addition the candidate should demonstrate evidence and knowledge of the strategic service agenda in relation to the integrated model of service delivery as well as managing change.

For an informal discussion contact Julie Lusk, Head of Mental Health, Learning Disabilities and Addictions West Dunbartonshire HSCP on 01389 737203 or via email

The vacancy can also be viewed at and follow the link to NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde, look under Senior Managers.


The new PVG scheme replaces enhanced disclosures when undertaking work with Children or Vulnerable Adults. This post is considered Regulated Work with Vulnerable Children and/or Protected Adults, under the Protection of Vulnerable Groups (Scotland) Act 2007. Further details of this scheme can be found here. Preferred applicants will be required to become members of the relevant PVG scheme, or undergo a PVG Scheme update check prior to a formal offer being made by West Dunbartonshire Council.


The employment for which you are applying is excepted from the provisions of section 4(2) of the Rehabilitation of Offenders (Exceptions) Order 1975. Applicants are, therefore, not statutorily entitled to withhold information about convictions which for other purposes are "spent" under the provisions of the Act. In the event of employment any failure to disclose such convictions could result in dismissal or disciplinary action.

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About West Dunbartonshire Council

Situated in the West of Scotland with just over 90,000 residents we have a choice of rural, urban and waterfront locations. The area has a rich past shaped by its world famous shipyards along the Clyde, and boasts many attractions ranging from the iconic Titan crane and Dumbarton Rock to the beauty of Loch Lomond and the Trossachs National Park.

We are just half an hour from Glasgow (via the A82 or M8) and there is easy access and a half-hourly train service which provides connections to Loch Lomond, Glasgow and beyond. The Council is the largest employer in the area with over 6,000 employees and a gross annual budget of more than ÃÆ'âہ¡ÃƒÆ’‚£243 million, and offers rewarding and challenging jobs and careers across a diverse range of public services.

We offer various flexible working opportunities to help you to achieve work/life balance, depending on the type of job you are applying for and your circumstances.

We want to support our employee to remain active and healthy and offer a range of wellbeing support including access to independent Counselling Services, Occupational Health Service and physiotherapy service.

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