Social Care

Head of Adult Social Care – Learning Disablity

Contract Full Time

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£500 – £525/day

Head of Adults Social Care (Learning Disability)
4-month interim contract to start at the beginning of Jan
£525 per day inside IR35 (via umbrella)

A fantastic opportunity for a local authority in London looking to appoint an innovative leader to join their senior, strategic leadership team as a Head of Adults Social Care (Learning Disability).

You will not only drive the Learning Disability functions through the Health and Care Partnership but also contribute to the success of the wider Adult Social Care directorate.

The Role:

•Strategic and operational oversight of all Learning Disability functions
•Overall responsibility for budget management of services
•Interface and representative of the Council to Health Partners and wider stakeholders
•Future, strategic and changeset management ensuring quality for money at every stage
•Performance management, coaching and mentoring
•Translating and implementing national and local policies into practice including the Care Act

You:
•You will be an experienced leader with the foresight to innovate both operational functions and strategic service needs
•Strong background in operational management of Learning Disability services and integrated working functions
•Abundance of knowledge of the Care Act and Continuing Health Care
•The ability to make decisions that focus on the needs of Service users even in the face of conflicting agendas between Health and Social Care
•Social Care qualification
•Must demonstrate a high level of operational experience of Learning Disabilities in a Local Authority setting

CV's being reviewed over the next week.

Please contact Nicole VanderMeulen on (phone number removed) and
n.vandermeulen @(url removed)