Director of Adult Care Services

22 Oct 2020
20 Nov 2020
Job role
Contract Type
Full time

Hertfordshire County Council is a high performing and well regarded local authority. Providing the opportunity for everyone to achieve their potential and to enjoy happy, fulfilling and independent lives is at the heart of our strategic ambitions and Adult Care Services play a central role in achieving these goals.

Our adult social work practices are underpinned by an emphasis on people and strength based principles. Together with our culture of continuous improvement, professional and practice development and training, and our strong relationships with care providers, NHS bodies and other local partners, Hertfordshire is an exceptional place to develop your senior leadership career.

We want to recruit an exceptional Director of Adult Care Services to lead this  work in partnership with our teams and senior stakeholders including cabinet members, care providers and other partners our Integrated Care System. Whilst the role’s primary focus is to lead Adult Care Services, we want to attract someone who will also play an important collective leadership role as part of the council’s most senior officer team, to help lead our work to address the huge challenges and opportunities facing Hertfordshire in the coming months and years. 

If you have a strong track record of senior leadership, innovation in service delivery, and a passion for people focussed public service, please get in touch. 

For a confidential discussion about this role please contact Dawar Hashmi on 07469 440 640 or email at

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The closing date for applications is Friday 20th November at midday