Assistant Director – Early Intervention and Prevention (Adults)

Stockton-on-Tees, Durham (GB)
£84,158 annually
06 Apr 2018
23 Apr 2018
Job role
Contract Type
Full time

Following a review of the Adult Social Care Service, an exciting opportunity has arisen to apply for the new post of Assistant Director, Early Intervention and Prevention.

The aim of the role is to support the Director of Adults and Health in implementing and delivering the key priorities of the Adult Social Care Strategy, particularly in relation to early intervention and prevention. The particular focus is to promote a wellbeing agenda, building on a strength-based approach and achieving the best outcomes for individuals.  There is capacity within this role to drive strategic change, transformation and partnerships.

The post will deputise for the Director across the whole of the Adult Social Care service.

A copy of the Adult Care Strategy can be found at

We are looking for a candidate who has a proven track record in leading change, ideally in Adult Social Care, and has the energy, commitment and passion to deliver on the priorities set out in our Strategy.

Working for the Council

Stockton Borough Council prides itself on being open, honest and fair, on leading by example and on having big plans and the determination to see them through.

The borough of Stockton on Tees sits at the heart of the  Tees Valley, which has a huge amount to offer -  from spectacular countryside to stunning coastlines, impressive museums to exciting outdoors, boasting a wealth of attractions making it the ideal place to work and live.  Further information about the Tees Valley area can be found at

Please ensure you refer to the essential and desirable criteria detailed in the Person Specification when completing your application as they are used to select candidates for interview. 

For a further informal discussion, please contact Ann Workman, Director Adults & Health on 01642 527052. Or for further information on employee benefits please contact Helen Johnston, HR Adviser, on 01642 528408 or

An online application form and further information is available from  Alternatively you can contact Xentrall Recruitment Services, Tel: (01642) 526992 or email

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