Head of Service - Older People & Physical Disabilities - £62,250 to £69,153
Full time / Permanent

Closing Date: 07.12.2018 | Job Ref: C/50071197 | Directorate: People | Service: Adult Social Care & Health | Location: Gateway Plaza, Barnsley, South Yorkshire

Working Arrangements: Monday - Friday

Hours: 37 per week

Flexible working arrangement

Contract type: Permanent

DBS check: Yes

This post is suitable for Job Share

 

Closing date: 7th December 2018 at 23:59

 

Employee Rewards

 

 

The successful candidate will be required to be available outside of services normal working hours as part of a standby rota to respond to out of hours service needs.  A standardised standby payment will be made in respect of these duties.

 

The successful candidate will be required to speak English to an appropriate standard.

 

   

This post requires an Enhanced DBS Check

 

If you are currently living overseas or have lived overseas in the last five years please be aware, if you are the preferred candidate for the post, you will be required to apply for an overseas criminal records check from the country/countries you have resided in.  If you experience difficulty in obtaining an overseas criminal record check please email dbs@barnsley.gov.uk

 

 

About the Post:

 

Creativity, ambition and a focus on people. That’s what matters at Barnsley Council. Our award-winning Council is on an exciting journey of change. It’s all about putting local people at the heart of everything, listening to and working for our communities. Now we’d like you to be part of our success and help us take change further. Join us on our journey to a brighter future.

An exciting opportunity has arisen for an experienced manager to join the senior management team of Barnsley’s Adults Social Care and Health Service.

As Head of Service for Older People and Physical Disabilities you will oversee budgets, practice and performance in a number of key areas, including responsibility for the management 3 locality teams hospital social work team and the care homes review team. This is a varied and challenging role which carries responsibility for ensuring that the council meets its statutory responsibilities across a wide area of adult social care, including safeguarding and hospital discharges.

Professional qualification in social work or relevant health discipline, in-depth knowledge of relevant legislation and the broader social care and health agenda, well-developed leadership skills and the ability to work in close partnership with a wide range of other organisations, as well as across the Council, are all essential requirements for this post.

The post combines operational and strategic responsibilities and offers excellent opportunities for development and career progression.

For an informal and confidential discussion in relation to this post, contact the Management Support Officer to the Service Director, Telephone 01226 773640.

 

 

Please use the documents below to help support you with your application form.

 

Job Profile: Head of Service Older People and Disabilities - Job Profile.doc

Vacancy Exposure Profile: Head of Service Older People and Disabilities - Exposure Profile.doc

 

Tips for your application form

Why work for us?  

 

 

 

Barnsley Council is passionate about Equal Opportunities. We're committed to equality and diversity in all aspects of our work and welcome candidates with a broad diversity of talent. We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Click here for more information.

 

CVs will not be accepted.

Vacancy Description
Closing Date: 07.12.2018 | Job Ref: C/50071197 | Directorate: People | Service: Adult Social Care & Health | Location: Gateway Plaza, Barnsley, South Yorkshire
 

Working Arrangements: Monday - Friday

Hours: 37 per week

Flexible working arrangement

Contract type: Permanent

DBS check: Yes

This post is suitable for Job Share

 

Closing date: 7th December 2018 at 23:59

 

Employee Rewards

 

 

The successful candidate will be required to be available outside of services normal working hours as part of a standby rota to respond to out of hours service needs.  A standardised standby payment will be made in respect of these duties.

 

The successful candidate will be required to speak English to an appropriate standard.

 

   

This post requires an Enhanced DBS Check

 

If you are currently living overseas or have lived overseas in the last five years please be aware, if you are the preferred candidate for the post, you will be required to apply for an overseas criminal records check from the country/countries you have resided in.  If you experience difficulty in obtaining an overseas criminal record check please email dbs@barnsley.gov.uk

 

 

About the Post:

 

Creativity, ambition and a focus on people. That’s what matters at Barnsley Council. Our award-winning Council is on an exciting journey of change. It’s all about putting local people at the heart of everything, listening to and working for our communities. Now we’d like you to be part of our success and help us take change further. Join us on our journey to a brighter future.

An exciting opportunity has arisen for an experienced manager to join the senior management team of Barnsley’s Adults Social Care and Health Service.

As Head of Service for Older People and Physical Disabilities you will oversee budgets, practice and performance in a number of key areas, including responsibility for the management 3 locality teams hospital social work team and the care homes review team. This is a varied and challenging role which carries responsibility for ensuring that the council meets its statutory responsibilities across a wide area of adult social care, including safeguarding and hospital discharges.

Professional qualification in social work or relevant health discipline, in-depth knowledge of relevant legislation and the broader social care and health agenda, well-developed leadership skills and the ability to work in close partnership with a wide range of other organisations, as well as across the Council, are all essential requirements for this post.

The post combines operational and strategic responsibilities and offers excellent opportunities for development and career progression.

For an informal and confidential discussion in relation to this post, contact the Management Support Officer to the Service Director, Telephone 01226 773640.

 

 

Please use the documents below to help support you with your application form.

 

Job Profile: Head of Service Older People and Disabilities - Job Profile.doc

Vacancy Exposure Profile: Head of Service Older People and Disabilities - Exposure Profile.doc

 

Tips for your application form

Why work for us?  

 

 

 

Barnsley Council is passionate about Equal Opportunities. We're committed to equality and diversity in all aspects of our work and welcome candidates with a broad diversity of talent. We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Click here for more information.

 

CVs will not be accepted.