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Newham Council - Head of Service - Assessment & Care Management

Newham Council - Head of Service - Assessment & Care Management

  • Location

    Newham, London

  • Sector:

    Social Care

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  • Salary:

    £450 - £550 per day

  • Contact:

    Lorna Burner

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  • Published:

    about 1 month ago

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There is potentially flexibility on the rate. This is a senior strategic post which will include service redesign and transformation.

The post is a senior level position managing service managers. It covers older people and disability (does not include learning disability and mental health).

The service is still coping with covid restrictions and associated risks and needs to prepare for winter pressures. The post holder will need to have managed staff at a senior level and led and managed transformation and improvement of services.

At the same time we are embarking upon a structural change and this post holder will lead on a number of service improvements, including -

  • Hospital discharge - a redesign of services to include the integrated discharge hub
  • Access services - a redesign of services to include strengths-based outcomes and a stronger preventative and enablement approach at the front door
  • Community social work services - a redesign of current models and pathways to support and compliment Primary Care Networks
  • Continue to manage and embed OT pathways

If you are interested in this role please send your updated CV in the first instance.