Deputy Director Operations – Adult Social Care

London Borough of Islington
Up to £110,000
Islington is a dynamic, inner London borough serving over 206,000 residents. As a council we are committed to creating strong, inclusive and connected communities where, regardless of background, residents have fair and equal access to services. We are equally determined to provide our residents with high quality adult social care services which support them to live healthy, fulfilling, and independent lives.
The Role

You will lead our localities teams, admission avoidance and hospital discharge, integrated mental health, and the Islington Learning Disabilities Partnership.

Our localities social work teams comprise a new Response Team and a Complex Needs team.  The response team will support residents with an existing package of care, linking them to community partners and support networks.  The team will promote our short-term offer including reablement and assistive technology and aim to resolve needs within a maximum of six weeks. The Complex needs team will support people who present with complex needs who have been triaged by our Response Team or Front Door. The team will support all  adults and carers (18+ yrs) with Care Act eligible needs including residents with physical disabilities, long-term health conditions, sensory needs, autism and older adults.

This role will be responsible for the following budget and staff numbers:

Gross Budget: £84,436,181 and 312.28 FTE

Please click below to view the Job Description and additional information.
How to apply

To make an application, please click on the apply now button below, with the following prepared:

  • Your CV (no more than three sides).
  • A supporting statement that sets out why you think this role is the right move for you and how you meet the Knowledge & Experience criteria.

Closing date
10th October 2022

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