Wednesday, April 12, 2023 at 9:33:02 PM Coordinated Universal Time
United Kingdom England UK, West Midlands, Birmingham

Falkirk, Scotland, United Kingdom

Full-time · Associate

501-1,000 Employees · Non-profit Organizations

Actively Recruiting

About The Job-

The Role

At Link, People Are At The Heart Of Everything We Do. Our People Have Made Our Award-winning Social Enterprise The Success It Is Today And As It Continues To Grow, We Want Them To Be The Best They Can Be And To Reach Their Potential.

Link’s Digital Transformation Officer Post Is Grant Funded By Scottish Government’s Technology Enabled Care Programme.

Link Is Looking For A Digital Transformation Officer Who Will Work Within The Older Persons Service To Plan And Implement The Transition Of Existing Telecare Services From Analogue To End-to-end Digital In Our 11 Sheltered And Retirement Plus Developments. More Extensively, The Postholder Will Pilot Opportunities To Extend Services Across Our Mainstream Housing.

The Role Involves Responsibility For The Digital Services Function Within Sheltered And Retirement Plus Developments. The Digital Transformation Officer Will Use Digital Innovation To Integrate Health & Social Care With Housing In A Very Practical Way, Assisting Tenants To Live Independently In Their Homes.

The Successful Candidate Will Improve And Streamline Current Delivery Of Out-of-hours Alarm Receiving Centre (Arc) Services To Tenants Through Procurement Processes. The Digital Transformation Officer Will Establish Relationships With Colleagues In The Scottish Government’s Technology Enabled Care Team, Across Link Group, And With External Partners To Deliver On The Analogue To Digital Transformation Of Existing Warden Call Systems And The Delivery Of New Telecare Services To Tenants Living In Our Communities.

About You

As Digital Transformation Officer, You Will Be Educated To Degree/Hnc/D Level In A Relevant Discipline And/Or Have Extensive Experience Working In A Relevant Role With Telecare Systems The Successful Candidate Will Have Excellent Verbal And Written Communication Skills And Will Be A Self-starter Who Thrives On Change, Learning And Innovation.

This Role Requires The Ability To Meet Demanding Deadlines, Take Ownership Of Problems And See Them Through To Resolution. You Will Have The Ability To Form Effective Relationships With Both Internal And External Stakeholders And Will Have Commitment To Cross Departmental Team Working.

This Role Requires The Ability To Analyse And Diagnose Problems And Implement Effective Solutions, And The Ability To Manage Budgets And Projects Within Timescales And To Meet Projected Costs And Quality Standards. The Digital Transformation Officer Will Be Able To Understand And Introduce New Technology, And Will Have Excellent Project Management Skills And The Ability To Lead Multi-departmental Working Groups.

You Will Have The Ability To Review And Improve Working Practices, Systems, And Procedures To Enhance Performance And Ensure Compliance. You Will Have The Capacity For Early Identification Of Risks And Issues That May Impact A Project.

Proven Experience Of Creating Business Value Improvement By Engineering Business Processes To Improve Productivity And Introducing Innovation Is Essential For This Role. The Successful Postholder Will Have Experience Of Performance Management, Performance Frameworks And Reporting, And Will Have Experience Of Strategic/Operational Planning In The Delivery Of Services. As Digital Transformation Officer, You Will Have A Track Record Of Developing, Implementing And Managing Complex Ict Projects And Experience Of Procurement Management.

In Return You Will Be Offered The Opportunity To Enhance Your Skills And Knowledge Through Employee Training And Development. You Can Expect To Work In A Supportive, Trusting, And Transparent Working Environment, With The Autonomy To Offer Creative And Innovative Solutions Whilst Maintaining Link’s Values; Responsibility, Empathy, Social Impact, Participate, Equality, Challenge And Transparency.

For Further Information On The Main Position Accountabilities And A Comprehensive List Of The Essential And Desirable Criteria Required For This Post, Please Refer To The Job Specification In The Job Information Pack.

What’s In It For You?

As A Link Employee, You'll Likely Benefit From The Following:

Generous Annual Leave Entitlements;

Competitive Defined Contribution Pension With Matched Employer Pension Contribution Rates, With The Option To Make Additional Voluntary Contributions;

Non-contributory And Non-contractual Life Assurance Scheme Providing Death In Service Benefits To Nominated Beneficiaries

Non-contributory And Non-contractual Healthcare Cash Plan For Employee And Dependents To Support Health And Wellbeing And Discounts On Shopping, Restaurants And Other Services;

Free And Confidential Employee Assistance Program And Services For Employees And Their Immediate Household Dependants To Support Health, Mental And Financial Well-being;

Enhanced Company Sick And Familial Pay Entitlements;

Access To A Savings And Borrowing Scheme;

Cycle To Work Scheme; And Much More!.

Closing Date: Midnight On Tuesday 12 April 2022.

Interview Date: Interviews Are Being Held On Monday 25 April 2022 At Link Academy, Falkirk Where Social Distancing Will Be Observed.

How To Apply

Our Online Application Method Is The Most Efficient Way To Apply And Can Be Started By Clicking The “Apply Now” Button Below. You Must Complete An Application Form To Be Considered For Any Of Our Vacancies But You Don’t Need A Cv To Apply For Our Positions.

We Can Offer Suitable Alternative Methods To Apply. You Can Request These By Emailing Our Resourcing Team At Jobs@Linkhaltd.Co.Uk And Detailing Which Format You Would Require.

Please Note That Cv's Will Not Be Considered.