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Head of Service - Adults Community

Job reference: HQ00089393
£450.00 - £500.00 per day
Senior Executive


This vacancy has now expired.

Sanctuary Social Care is currently looking for a Head of Service to work within an Adults Community Team in Bracknell on a full-time basis.

The pay rate for this locum job is £450 - £500 per day (LTD Company Equivalent) and is an initial 3-month contract.

Job Purpose:
- Strategic lead for the development and management of appropriate social care and healthcare arrangements for older people and people with long term conditions
- To provide advice and support to the Chief Officer on all matters relating to operations under their management
- To deputise where appropriate, for the Chief Officer.

- To ensure that positive outcomes for individuals are at the heart of all planning and activity within the service, and to advocate this approach in all aspects of work undertaken.
- To take the lead in the strategic development of long term support for older people and people with long term conditions, and intermediate care, adhering to national expectations and legislative frameworks.
- To manage and develop the provision of relevant services, including assessment, commissioning and provision, to meet current and future needs.
- To participate fully in performance monitoring and management to ensure continual improvement.
- To ensure that regulated services comply with the required standards.
- To work in partnership with other BFC services and NHS organisations to manage whole systems capacity and ensure timely hospital discharge

- Demonstrates significant operational experience at senior manager level within a high-volume social care service.
- Recent experience of managing frontline Social Work managers and promoting positive performance Contribution to development and successful implementation of long-term service planning within a local authority.
- Adults/Community Social Work experience

This job is advertised by John Rudland; if you are interested in this position please click below to apply now.
Due to the high volume of applications we receive, regretfully we are only able to respond to candidates who meet our clients' requirements.

Reasonable Adjustments:
If you consider yourself to have a disability or require any reasonable adjustment during the recruitment process or within the workplace, please highlight this at the earliest opportunity by contacting us. With this information, we will provide appropriate support to you throughout the process and into your work placement.