Blog - Erskine's Pauline McIntyre on Infection Prevention and Control

Healthcare Improvement Scotland has been working with the Care Inspectorate and partners from across health and social care to develop new infection prevention and control (IPC) standards. Here, Pauline McIntyre, Deputy Director of Care at Erskine, a charity caring for veterans in four care homes across Scotland, shares her experience of supporting the development of the new standards and why they are important in social care.

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GTC Scotland - Vacancy Opportunity

The General Teaching Council for Scotland are advertising for the post of Senior Education Officer (National Race Diversity Lead) - further information can be found here.

The closing date for applications is 09:00 Monday 13 December 2021.

Interviews are expected to take place in January 2022.

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Chair of the National Bairns’ Hoose Governance Group

Scottish Ministers are looking to appoint a Chair to the National Bairns’ Hoose Governance Group and would welcome applications from those who can provide leadership to help deliver on a key Programme for Government commitment.

This position is currently being advertised with a closing date for applications of 6 December. Further information and how to apply can be accessed through these links to the Job Advert and Applicant Information Pack.

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Join the Iriss Board

Iriss is a charity that works with social work and social care to create positive change in Scotland. To do that they provide expert knowledge, facilitation, evidence and practice guidance.

Iriss is seeking Board Members to help navigate one of the biggest changes to the way they work - The National Care Service.

Furthere information, and an information pack with details on how to apply, can be found here.

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Joint Inspections of Adult Support and Protection in Dumfries and Galloway

A joint inspection of adult support and protection measures in Dumfries and Galloway has found clear strengths in ensuring adults at risk of harm are safe, protected and supported.

However, inspectors also identified areas which could further improve.

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