Head of Adult Social Care Operations

3 days left

Location
Herefordshire
Salary
£56,514 - £61,248 per annum
Posted
29 Apr 2021
Closes
13 May 2021
Job Ref
J5070
Contract Type
Permanent
Working Pattern
Standard
Hours
Full-Time

Head of Adult Social Care Operations Hours: 37.00 Contract: Permanent Salary: £56,514 - £61,248 per annum Closing: 13/05/2021 Herefordshire Council has a reputation for providing people with a warm welcome. We also have an enviable reputation for making things happen for our social care customers – successfully and at pace. Our new Head of service will be part of a strong and supportive senior leadership team, that have embarked on an ambitious and successful transformation programme. This transformation has ensured the directorate is now at the forefront of strength based practice and it’s on that foundation that we are introducing this new post. We are looking for candidates with extensive experience in social work and social care. Herefordshire Council is a place where you can truly grow & develop, as a senior leader with opportunities to develop leadership skills to further your career. You’ll be someone with ambition for excellence who can demonstrate you will deliver successful and sustainable services alongside your Head of Service peers. Fundamentally, this role is about driving better outcomes for vulnerable adults. This also means ensuring and sustaining quality of practice, performance and having a confidence in social work and social care practice. About the role The role will have responsibility for the strategic and operational delivery of Social work services for those with complex needs and specialist services. A relocation allowance is available for the successful eligible applicant. Please refer to the role profile for more details of this role and or contact Mandy Appleby, Assistant Director to discuss the role. We welcome applicants whatever their personal characteristics or social identity. All requests for flexible working arrangements and reasonable adjustments will be considered. The following candidates will be interviewed if they meet the essential criteria for the post they are applying for: • Those who indicate that they have a disability. This is part of our commitment to the “Disability Confident” scheme; • Those who indicate in their supporting statement that they are an Armed Forces Veteran or Reservist. This is part of our pledge to support the Armed Forces Covenant; and • Those who indicate in their supporting statement that they are a Herefordshire care leaver. This is part of our commitment to supporting young people leaving our care. Benefits with Herefordshire Council Holidays: 25 days per year plus 2 days unpaid at Christmas (pro rata for part time) Pension: LGS pension scheme Pick your perks – our benefits include access to a range of retail, leisure, holiday and health benefits. This includes savings, cash back and discounts. We also offer an employee assistance programme that means you will have access to confidential support and advice if you ever need it. Please refer to the Job Description and Person Specification for more details of this role. To apply, please submit your CV along with a supporting statement, referring to the job description and person specification, detailing how you meet the specific requirements of the role. Please note that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. If you would like to obtain details regarding feedback on your application please contact Hoople Resourcing at: enquiries@hoopleresourcing.co.uk

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