Connecting Talent to opportunity

Connecting Talent to opportunity

Head of Service

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Job Description:

Head of Service needed in Sutton paying up to £400.42 per day PAYE Ref: 443468

This role is working full time hours on a temporary basis

Responsibilities:

The post holder will be able to work across both children’s and adult services and with multiple agencies and functions, including Special Educational Needs and Disabilities, health services, contracts and commissioning and with service providers. The post holder will be able to involve, support and work with parents and with people with disabilities. The post holder will be a skilled strategist, able to spot opportunities in the recent Special Educational Needs and Disabilities inspection action plan and introduction of outcome based commissioning, to lead social services for people with disabilities in Sutton forwards. The post holder must have experience of managing registered providers, working with health partners and experience with Learning Disabilities.

  • Contribute to development and Implementation of Sutton’s Learning Disability strategy. Statutory duties arising from the Care Act, Children Act, Mental Capacity Act, Children and Families Act, Carers Act and CSDPA (as they apply to children), Short Breaks regulations, and Mental Health Act.
  • Effective implementation of adult safeguarding.
  • Assessment of need and support planning which meets needs and makes best use of local resources, including NHS continuing care.
  • Reducing health inequalities through support to local health services to make reasonable adjustments for people with learning disabilities, including through LeDeR reviews.
  • Re-commissioning supported living services for adults.

 If you are interested in the role, please email your CV to [email protected] quoting the reference number.

All our roles may be subject to pre-employment checks including references so please be prepared

  • Job Type

    Temporary, Full Time

  • Work Authorisation

    No

  • Industry Sector Social Services

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