Corporate Director – Adults Commissioning

Up to £115,286 per annum
15 Oct 2020
06 Nov 2020
Job role
Contract Type
Full time

One Team. One ambition

Created in 2020, this is a key new post which builds on the team already in place and gives us the strength of leadership to achieve our goals. You will provide strategic leadership and direction for effective commissioning of Adult Social Care across Dorset. Working collaboratively with Health and Social Care partners you will stimulate markets, lead market redesign and encourage innovation across all areas to ensure an integrated, strengths-based, person centred model. We have to make sure that every pound that we spend on care and support has a positive impact for people, and we need the tools to show that. This role will be leading on co-producing and co-designing care and support with our residents, meaning you and your team will have high quality skills and set a standard for others to follow!

You’ll have a strong track record of strategic social care commissioning and improvement, alongside collaborative partnership working across commercial, community & voluntary, health and social care system. You’ll have experience of leading large-scale transformation and delivering exceptional, safe and responsive services. Influential, tenacious, financially astute and politically sensitive, you’ll have the credibility and communication skills to unite our dedicated team and partners.

If you share our energy and passion to make a real difference for our residents, then we want to hear from you. We want to create a workforce that is brave, agile and innovative. A workforce that listens, learns and celebrates success. We have a strong digital offer and are committed to an agile and flexible approach to working. In response to the COVID-19 pandemic we rapidly implemented home working for 2500 employees. So, whether you are looking to relocate or not, come and join us and help us shape the future in Dorset.

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For a confidential discussion with a Penna consultant, please call:

  • Carol Coyle on 07500 887 849
  • Chris Barrow on 07500 888 102
  • Maggie Hennessy on 07877 004648.

Closing Date: Friday 6th November 2020