Assistant Director of Adult Social Care

Interim Client
Based in the South
Hybrid - 6 months
The Role


  • To give strategic and operational leadership to the commissioning and delivery of adult social care. This includes the process of first response/assessment/ review, safeguarding, support planning, resource allocation into personal budgets, and commissioning support from independent sector providers.
  • To ensure that relevant statutory responsibilities are met.
  • To ensure that service delivery and resources are aligned.
  • To give leadership to partnership working, so that services where possible can be delivered with partners in a way which offer a customer centred approach and value for money.
  • To work actively with elected members, especially the Cabinet member for social care and health, relevant opposition spokespeople, and scrutiny members

You will be…

  • A proven leader with track record of achieving and managing organisational change within adult social care
  • Experienced in partnership and multi-agency working.
  • Experienced in managing a large, diverse and complex workforce. Ability to motivate and develop staff to achieve good performance
  • Experienced in overseeing complex casework including safeguarding and mental capacity issues
  • Degree educated and hold a relevant professional qualification – social work, occupational therapy, nursing