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Assistant Director of Adult Services Transformation and Assurance

Liverpool City Council
Liverpool, Merseyside
£84,840 to £101,609
Closing date
25 Jul 2022

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The Role

Liverpool is enjoying a dynamic and exciting period in its history. It has been substantially transformed within just a few short years to become a vibrant and successful city. The leadership of the council through Mayor Joanne Anderson and the Cabinet are determined to transform our services, underpinned by the Triple Lock commitment to social value, environmental sustainability and equality and inclusion at the core of all our decision making and policies, building an economy that serves the interests of the many, not the few.

We are now looking for an Assistant Director of Adult Services Transformation and Assurance who will report directly to the Strategic Director Adults and Health. Salary for the role is £84,840 to £101,609.

You will:

  • Be accountable for the strategic management and leadership of the innovative and forward-thinking transformation of Adult services, working alongside the Strategic Director of Adult and Health to design and implement change aligned to the City Plan outcomes.
  • Own, devise and deliver the directorate’s and the Council’s approach to Health and Care transformation, working with relevant partners and Council teams to increase change adoption, develop collaborative working partnerships, and deliver across organisational and local authority boundaries.
  • Research, test, adapt and scale innovative approaches to health and care delivery, working to improve health, care and life outcomes of the population of Liverpool.

What you'll need:

  • A comprehensive understanding of local government, health integration and outcomes-based delivery together with the devolution of powers to local and city region level, the national and political context within which it operates and the current challenges and opportunities it presents.
  • Educated to degree level or equivalent experience.
  • Substantial senior management experience of social and health care services working corporately and with health partners in a large and complex public sector organisation, together with a deep and demonstrable understanding of working in a demanding urban context.
  • A proven track record of improving services within social and health care environments and the ability to demonstrate improved outcomes.
  • Experience of implementing transformation and innovation which deliver service improvements.
  • Demonstrable record of managing large, complex budgets involving a range of funding streams.
  • Evidence of success in delivering or facilitating major projects within tight budget constraints and with limited resources.
  • Proven track record of effective programme and project management including evidence of delivering large scale projects achieving major savings and service transformation.
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills, including the ability to persuade and influence partners and stakeholders.

Liverpool City Council is committed to having a workforce that is representative of the communities we serve. We are an Equal Opportunities Employer and believe that the decision to appoint should be based upon whether an individual’s skills, experience, qualifications, and abilities make them the most suitable candidate for the role.

If you require any reasonable adjustments in line with the Equality Act 2010 such as the application form in a different format or additional time to complete your application, please contact the recruitment team via -

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