Head of Community Assessment Services (9658)

Shefford, Bedfordshire
£63,765 - £68,547 per annum + £10,000 MRS per annum (regularly reviewed)
08 Jan 2021
21 Jan 2021
Job role
Head of Service
Contract Type
Full time

More about the role: 

Central Bedfordshire is a well established and ambitious unitary council which is reflected in its 2050 vision.

An exciting opportunity has arisen to utilise the learning from the pandemic to accelerate our transformation journey within Adult Social Care to enhance the delivery of positive outcomes for people.

At the heart of this will be the maximisation of a digital approach in our interactions and the utilisation of Primary Care Networks as the basis to have more targeted response.

You will be working with a revised management structure and with the support of the Principal Social Worker and Principal Occupational Therapist will be responsible for ensuring the assessment and care management services are able to respond to demand effectively, safely and with exemplary practice.

Our Adult Social Care service has a strong values based approach and excellent relationships with it’s key partners. 

You will have a proven track record of delivery at a senior level within an Adult Social care setting and have the ambition and drive to improve outcomes for people, if this is you then we would like to hear for you.

Central Bedfordshire Council has its own vision and values that are integral to everything we do. Our area vision is to make Central Bedfordshire 'A great place to live and work’.

You will be expected to demonstrate how you meet the key accountabilities and competencies detailed within this Recruitment Pack

For an informal discussion about this position, please contact: Stuart Mitchelmore, Assistant Director at stuart.mitchelmore@centralbedfordshire.gov.uk

For queries related to the recruitment of this vacancy, please contact: The Recruitment Team at recruitment@centralbedfordshire.gov.uk

Safeguarding (For DBS posts only):

Central Bedfordshire Council is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all employees, volunteers and contractors to share this commitment. This post is subject to the disclosure of criminal records.  

Central Bedfordshire Council is an equal opportunities employer. We welcome enquiries from everyone and value diversity in the workplace. We are a Disability Confident employer, we are working to become a Disability Confident leader in our community.

To maintain a fair and consistent approach for applicants, it is Central Bedfordshire Council's policy to only consider applications made via our online application system and we therefore thank you for not submitting your application offline. If you do not have a CV to hand, please look on our website for a CV template that you can use to create your CV to apply for this role: http://www.centralbedfordshire.gov.uk/jobs/work-here/application.aspx