Assistant Director: Commissioning and Partnerships

Calderdale, West Yorkshire
£88,768, 37 hours per week
18 Apr 2019
06 May 2019
Contract Type
Full time

The Role

Set in the beautiful surroundings of the South Pennines in West Yorkshire, Calderdale is a vibrant metropolitan borough, and an active part of Leeds City Region, focused around strong market towns with amazing heritage assets and resilient communities. We are developing a new vision for 2024 for when we reach our 50th birthday as a local authority – to be the best Borough in the North.

Now our newly appointed Director of Adult’s Health and Wellbeing is looking to build and recruit a talented senior leadership team. The role of Assistant Director will lead, on developing a successful strategy for joint integrated commissioning arrangements that focus on improving outcomes for people, our place and our population.

The role will make a critical contribution to the development  of Calderdale Cares ensuring our  approach  to our  distinctive localities flourishes  and  ensure of  commissioning intentions and investment  support innovation  and  promotes wellbeing.

This role, which reports directly to the Director, will be responsible for leading and managing an effective commissioning function establishing an infrastructure to deliver effective commissioning across Adults and Children’s Social Care, Public Health and the CCG.

Applications are encouraged from those who can demonstrate a relevant degree level qualification, and have a successful record of successful strategic commissioning in a relevant setting.

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Closing Date: Monday, 6th May 2019

Assessment Centre: Wednesday, 29th May 2019

Final Interview: Thursday, 30th May 2019

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expect all staff to share this commitment. Applicants to posts that are exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act will require a DBS from the Disclosure and Barring Service before the appointment is confirmed.