Head of Care Commissioning

£56,514 - £61,248 per annum
14 Jul 2021
14 Jul 2024
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Head of Service, Care Commissioning

Adults & Communities

Closing: 26/07/2021

Interviews will be held 4 & 5 August 2021

We have a reputation for providing people with a warm welcome at Herefordshire. We also have a reputation for making things happen successfully and quickly.

Our Head of service will be part of a senior leadership team that has embarked on an ambitious and successful transformation programme over the last three years. This has ensured the Adults and Communities directorate is now at the forefront of strength based practice and it’s on that foundation that we’re looking to develop.

Herefordshire Council is a place where you can truly develop and thrive, as a senior leader too. You will need to demonstrate extensive experience in strategic commissioning of high quality social care services which are outcomes based, sustainable and promote independence for adults or children and young people and across communities.

Most of all, you’ll bring a dynamic, inspirational ‘make it happen’ approach, whilst building the relationships which take people and partners with you.

For further information please contact Ewen Archibald – Assistant Director, All Ages Commissioning ewen.archibald@herefordshire.gov.uk

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

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