HEAD OF SERVICE – ASSESSMENT & SHORT TERM INTERVENTION
Lincolnshire is one of the largest (and least crowded!) counties in England and has rural, urban, coastal, market-town and city-living locations to match your lifestyle and aspirations!
We are a large diverse employer that recognises and values the contribution of our workforce. Proud of our achievements we look to strengthen our current workforce in a range of service areas.
In Adult Social Care our primary purpose is to work with vulnerable adults, to help them achieve more, stay at home and keep them safe from abuse. We understand the value of working together with the people who need our advice and support, their families, their wider community, statutory partners and organisations providing support. The resources we have, including our people and money, will be directed to achieving this.
About the role
This is an exciting developing role providing opportunity for an experienced senior manager to lead and develop the assessment and short term intervention services in the County.
This role provides an opportunity to build on the recent changes within the service and help shape and deliver the aspirations for both Adult Services and the Council as a whole.
The role holder will be responsible for developing effective customer and stakeholder engagement and collaborative relationships with partners, which can inform and are integral to the delivery of improved outcomes for vulnerable adults and their families.
You will need to hold a relevant social or health care qualification and have significant experience in leading and managing a diverse range of adult’s services.
You must have the flexibility to adapt into a developing role, understand the direction of travel for Lincolnshire County Council, be able to manage budgetary pressures and find innovative ways of working within this business environment.
If you thrive on a challenge and feel you have the necessary skills, knowledge and confidence to take this important role forward over the coming months and years, then this is the opportunity for you.
The postholder will be required to travel to undertake the duties of the role.
The post will attract the payment of relocation expenses where applicable in line with current Lincolnshire County Council Relocation Scheme.
Lincolnshire County Council is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. This post is subject to an enhanced criminal records bureau (CRB) check.
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Closing date: Midnight 16 May 2012
Assessment Centre: 22 May 2012
Second Interviews: 29 May 2012
For an informal discussion about this post, after viewing the job description, please contact Glen Garrod, Assistant Director Adult Social Care (01522) 553844 or email firstname.lastname@example.org