Head of Localities

Location
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Salary
£67,735- £72,683
Posted
03 Apr 2019
Closes
03 May 2019
Ref
800459
Job role
Head of Service
Contract Type
Full time

Sheffield City Council is looking for an exceptional leader in Adult Social Care to help take forward the vision for our unique, ambitious and inspiring city.

The Head of Localities will be responsible for our area-based social work teams. You’ll ensure better health and wellbeing by enabling thriving neighbourhoods and communities. Your inclusive work will tackle inequalities and give more people a chance to contribute to Sheffield’s strong economy.

You’ll do this from a sound set of values, using strength-based approaches both to help local people build a good life and to release the potential in your own workforce. Your ability to deliver on these values will be invaluable to the Council and also the NHS and other local partners as you work in a collaboratively to ensure joined-up support for Sheffield people.

You will be part of the Adults Social Care Leadership Team within the People Portfolio and will receive excellent support from talented colleagues committed to an “all-age” vision for Sheffield children and adults from their early years through into later life.

You will need a good track record in driving service transformation, efficiencies and achieving high performance, with exceptional negotiating and relationship building skills. If you feel you have the qualities, skills and attitude to meet the requirements and opportunities of this exciting post then we would like to hear from you.

We are committed to fairness and social justice and welcome applications from everyone. We value our diverse workforce and aim to work together to make the most of our differences. Under the Disability Confident Scheme, disabled applicants who meet the essential criteria of this job are guaranteed an interview.

For informal enquiries please speak to Phil Holmes on 0114 273 6751.