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Top job! Patient Safety Commissioner for Scotland

  • Full time
  • £83,656
  • Edinburgh (On site)
  • Closing 8th April 2024

  • Advertised from 21st March 2024


The Patient Safety Commissioner for Scotland’s role is to advocate for the systematic improvement in the safety of health care and to promote the importance of the views of patients and other members of the public in relation to the safety of health care.

This is a new high-profile appointment. The Commissioner will be an independent officeholder.

We are looking for a talented individual who has drive, integrity, credibility, resilience and excellent communication skills to be the inaugural Patient Safety Commissioner for Scotland.

The appointment is for a fixed term of 8 years, attracts a starting salary of £83,656 and is pensionable.

Application notes

Visit - Patient Safety Commissioner for Scotland | Scottish Parliament Website

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Telephone – 0131 348 6851

For BSL users, please call via –

Write to – The Scottish Parliament, Officeholder Services, Edinburgh EH99 1SP

The closing date for receipt of applications is 12 noon, Monday 8 April 2024

The Scottish Parliament is committed to promoting equality of opportunity and treatment and to eliminating unfair discrimination in its employment/appointment practices.