Play a vital role in shaping health and social care services in East Lothian

The East Lothian IJB is the body that oversees the work of the East Lothian Health and Social Care Partnership (ELHSCP).  ELHSCP is reposnsible for ensuring that systems, procedures and resources are in place to improve adult health and social care services in East Lothian, shift the balance of care so that we are able to deliver more services in community settings, reduce inequalities and improve health and care outcomes for local people.

The IJB’s remit includes: 

  • having an overview of planning and commissioning integrated services for health and social care (including approving allocation of integrated budget)
  • ensuring a successful partnership between the various stakeholders, for example, clinicians, housing, the third and independent sector
  • providing assurance to the NHS Board and East Lothian Council that the Health and Social Care Partnership is working within its delegated authority.

If you are interested in applying for this role, you will need to demonstrate that:

  • you have a comprehensive understanding of the independent health and care sector
  • you can provide evidence of the networks you will be using to gauge the prevailing views in your sector
  • you are able to articulate these views and represent the interests of your sector within a collective decision-making group.

For an information and application pack, please email

  • Applications must be received by midnight on 17 March 2020.
  • Interviews on the afternoon of 31 March 2020.
Published: Monday, 2nd March 2020