NHS 24 is looking for two new members to join its Board who can bring their skills and capabilities to support the Board at this time.
You do not need to be an expert in health or have previous experience of being on a Board. We are looking for people who have the capacity and commitment to develop their skills and to learn new skills they may require.
NHS 24 is responsible for the delivery of clinical assessment and triage, health advice and information by telephone and online services to the population of Scotland 24 hours a day, every day of the year. There have been many significant developments over the last twelve months and NHS 24 has been the first point of contact for people who may have Covid-19 symptoms. They offer a range of mental health support services and are now the first point of contact for urgent care services. NHS 24 is also Scotland’s provider of a national telehealth service. They are the national contact centre organisation for NHS Scotland and are responsible for providing a range of telehealth services to people across Scotland. NHS 24 also supports and facilitates developments in telehealth and telecare to improve the health and wellbeing of the population.
Scottish Ministers particularly welcome applications from people with protected characteristics who are under-represented on Scotland’s public bodies, such as women, disabled people, LGBTI+ people, those from Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic communities and people aged under 50.
Applicants for public appointments must be legally entitled to work in the UK.
For full information and to apply for this role, please see: https://bit.ly/3ceox0y
The closing date for applications is Wednesday 21st April 2021.