Project Officer

Job details Project Officer Location: Healthcare Improvement Scotland (Glasgow/Edinburgh) Healthcare Impr Grade: Band 5 Category: Administrative Services Salary: Band 5 (£25,100 – £31,649) Contract: FixedTerm Duration: Fixed-term or Secondment Region: National Hours: 37.5 Job type: FullTime Date posted: 13 Oct 2020 Ref: 033456 Closing date: 20 Oct 2020 Description: Improvement Support & ihub ,Improvement Support & ihub , Project Officer (Ref: 033456) Fixed Term/Secondment until 31 March 2021 (37.5 hours/week) £25,100 – £31,649 (Band 5) Edinburgh or Glasgow (remote working until March 2021) Department: Various An opportunity has arisen to join the Improvement Hub (ihub) within Healthcare Improvement Scotland. The ihub provides support for the redesign and continuous improvement of Health and Social Care services. With an impressive range of improvement support programmes, we aspire to be at the leading edge of both thinking and practice in quality improvement. To find out more about our work please visit Working within one of our improvement teams co-ordinating and supporting project activity to successfully deliver outcomes within agreed parameters suchs as timescales, cost and quality. As a project officer you will be required to work in a fast paced environment, managing competing priorities and working across different programmes and projects. The ability to work on your own initiative, organise, manage and prioritise a busy work schedule and demonstrate attention to detail is essential. Educated to degree level (and/or with equivalent experience in a similar project support role), you will have demonstrable report writing skills, experience of event organisation, together with excellent communication and interpersonal skills. You should also have a strong working knowledge of Microsoft Office Packages. This is an excellent opportunity to be involved in a national initiative that has a direct impact on care and outcomes for individuals across Scotland. Closing date: 20 October at midday. Interviews are anticipated to be held virtually w/c 2 November 2020 How to apply: For More Information Contact: Recruitment Team at Apply Now Job packs Download Additional vacancy information: (application pack) Contact information General Contact The Recruitment Team Phone: Not Specified Fax: Not Specified Email: Informal Contact Phone: Fax: Email: Employer details Healthcare Improvement Scotland Healthcare Improvement Scotland is a health body formed on the 1 April 2011. It has been created by the Public Services Reform (Scotland) Act 2010 and marks a change in the way the quality of healthcare across Scotland will be supported nationally. Our organisation has the focus and key responsibility to help NHSScotland and independent healthcare providers deliver high quality, evidence-based, safe, effective and person-centred care; and to scrutinise services to provide public assurance about the quality and safety of that care. Website: Organisation information: Please help the environment by requesting and returning your application by email where possible to (quoting the reference number on the subject line) or by downloading an application from our website Address: (generally only send applications to this address if specified above) Gyle Square1 South Gyle CrescentEDINBURGH