Assistant Director, Adult Social Care & Health Commissioning and Transformation

Kingston Upon Thames (City/Town), London (Greater)
Up to £108,213
04 Mar 2021
01 Apr 2021
Job role
Contract Type
Full time

The transformation never stops

An Impower rating that places us in the top 10% of councils for outcomes and productivity. Integrated delivery teams. Strong partnerships. We’re proud of these achievements – but determined to keep evolving. As Assistant Director Adult Social Care & Health Commissioning and Transformation, you’ll build on success to improve lives across the borough.

In this broad-ranging role, you’ll help take Adult Social Care services to the next level.  Reporting to the Executive Director, it’s a chance to deliver across adult social care and health with responsibility for key transformation programmes and strategic commissioning. You’ll also be the SRO for the cross-council ‘Having the Right Place to Live’ programme and focus on prevention by driving lifestyle changes and shape commissioning to bring further value.

This role provides an opportunity to help Kingston become a national leader in Technology Enabled care, health integration and the development of pathways that recognise the uniqueness of every individual's experience. A key change agent for the Council you will help to create real and lasting improvements for the people of Kingston.

Alongside the many challenges COVID-19 has posed, it has also created opportunities to transform services and ensure we are more connected than ever to those that need them. We’re open to new approaches and technology, and greater use of insight. What’s more, we make improvement happen quickly through extensive corporate teamwork. It’s the perfect environment for an ambitious, creative and innovative leader with a track record in Adult Social Care. If you want the ideal foundation for future development, now’s the time to join us.  

Visit to find out more or If you would like a confidential discussion with a Penna consultant about the role, please contact Carol Coyle on 07500 887 849, Chris Barrow on 07500 888102 or Maggie Hennessy on 07877 004648.

Closing Date: Thursday 1 April 2021

The Royal Borough of Kingston is Disability Confident Committed. We guarantee to interview all disabled applicants who meet the minimum criteria for the advertised role and ensure that our recruitment and selection process is inclusive and accessible.  We particularly welcome applications from black and minority ethnic candidates as they are underrepresented within the Royal Borough of Kingston upon Thames.