Change and Improvement Manager (FIF05229)

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Fife Council
£41,128 - £44,976 per year Pro Rata
20 Sep 2016
04 Oct 2016
Contract Type
Full Time

Job Description

Working Pattern: 36 hours per week, 52 weeks per year

Contract Duration: Temporary for 18 months

Salary: FC10 £41,128 - £44,976 per annum (NHS grade is 8a, which is £40,428 - £48,514)

Interview Date: Week commencing 10 October 2016

You will communicate with an extensive range of internal and external project stakeholders at strategic and operational levels and on a one to one basis to ensure that the strategic vision of the programme is communicated with all stakeholders and that the requirements of stakeholders are understood and communicated.

You will negotiate with and influence clinical and non clinical staff at all levels, professional advisors, representatives of statutory bodies and others and where necessary, challenge assumptions and “norms” to ensure that the eventual redesign meets clinical and non clinical service requirements. You will be required to concentrate for sustained periods to find creative solutions to complex problems and communicate these effectively using written verbal and presentational skills.

You will ensure the on-going development, implementation and monitoring of the Locality Communications Strategy and procedures including the provision and presentation of complex, sensitive and occasionally at times contentious information.


Educated to a Masters level or equivalent experience.

Significant Senior Management experience. Demonstrate Project Management experience.

Experience of operational service delivery at senior management level.

Experience of Strategic and Operational Planning at a senior level.

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You will lead the design, facilitation and planning of major and complex change initiatives at a local level, to facilitate integration of transformational work across Services.

You will provide direction to identify and develop approaches to prioritise and promote improvements across Health and Social care which make most impact on Improvement Programme outcomes, deliver key strategic improvement priorities, and meet the needs of Services.

The Change and Improvement Manager is responsible for overseeing and leading the work of the stakeholders to achieve system change.

The Change and Improvement Manager is responsible for planning and maintaining work systems, procedures, and policies that enable and encourage the optimum performance ensuring that information systems can capture the capture and store the statutory information required.

The Individual

You will undertake some statistical analysis to allow them to identify priority improvements from both quantitative and qualitative diagnostic information (and take steps to fill gaps in available diagnostics where these become apparent), using that information about the impact of improvement activity to inform future interventions and approaches.  This will include new and unique ways of working and delivering Health Care Provision.

The Change and Improvement Manager will attend public consultation meetings which will bring the post holder into direct contact with members of the public.

You will be responsible for directing, managing co-ordinating and monitoring the work of the multi-agency team to meet key project deadlines and will work in the Health and Social Care Partnership to motivate staff in new ways of working. 

In Fife Council How We Work Matters and you will be responsible for being a role model by displaying and promoting behaviours that are expected of all Council employees:

• Take ownership
• Focus on customers
• Work together
• Embrace technology & information
• Deliver results

Contact Details for vacancy: Clare Dobson, Divisional General Manager, 03451 555555 ext 401428 e-mail

See also:
Health Social Care Partnership Info Sheet.pdf
RR82 TandCs March 2015.pdf
Job Pack Change and Improvement Manager 010916.docx