Programme Advisor

Healthcare Improvement Scotland

Programme Advisor


Healthcare Improvement Scotland, Gorgie, City of Edinburgh

  • Full time
  • Temporary
  • Onsite working

Posted 2 weeks ago, 28 May | Get your application in now before you miss out!

Closing date: Closing date not specified

job Ref: b9b50fb663aa431e80e436ce71d026b0

Full Job Description

This is an exciting opportunity to be involved in a national programme to deliver the Health & Care (Staffing) (Scotland) Act 2019;

ensuring that at all times, suitably qualified and competent individuals from such a range of professional disciplines as necessary, are working in such numbers as are appropriate for the health, wellbeing and safety of patients or service users, and the provision of high-quality health care for individuals across Scotland.

You will provide education, training advice and support to the multi-professional clinical teams, senior professional leaders and managers across all NHS Boards to ensure there is a common understanding of the requirements of the Health and Care (Staffing) (Scotland) Act 2019.

In addition, you will be involved in the development of Staffing Level Tools and monitoring of Boards compliance with the Act.

A fantastic opportunity exists for enthusiastic, self-motivated and positive individuals to be part of the delivery of an innovate programme to support the work of the Nursing and Systems Improvement (NSI) Directorate within Healthcare Improvement Scotland., You will be a registered healthcare professional with extensive knowledge and experience of healthcare staffing and assuring the quality of care in a leadership / management role within the NHS.

Educated to degree level or equivalent experience, you will have specialist knowledge of nursing and midwifery workload and workforce planning tools and methodology and associated integration with wider workforce planning.

Frequent travel throughout Scotland is also required for this role (including overnight stays).