Royal Borough of Kingston upon Thames
Assistant Director, Adult Social Care Operations and Transformation
Salary: £103,045 - £115,674
Closing Date: Sunday 25 February
Kingston is a special place in South West London between the capital and the country and has been a Royal borough longer than anywhere else. Our reputation for excellence is the result of our commitment to fostering a future that is fairer, safer and greener, for everyone—residents, workers, and visitors alike.
Following the appointment of Sam Morrison as our new Executive Director of Adult Social Care and Health, we are looking for a new Assistant Director for Adult Social Care Operations and Transformation to deliver our new vision and lead a broad range of services from learning disabilities to safeguarding, from mental health to long-term support. This is an exciting and critical role for our Council that will see you lead on utilising our insight into the strengths, challenges and needs of our diverse communities to maintain our commitment for a Fairer, Safer, Greener borough, working together with our partners to deliver even better outcomes to those that need us most.
We will look to you to be a champion of high quality practice with a focus on improved outcomes. You will be a champion of partnership and collaborative working, building upon our already strong borough-wide relationships. Our committed and caring workforce will give you the platform to drive innovation and transformation and evolve how we support residents through strengths-based practice and a focus on outcomes and learning.
In this role you will have the opportunity to champion and represent the authority across South West London and the wider London region through our well-formed cross-borough networks and via the work we do with London ADASS.
We are looking for an experienced leader with a recognised social worker qualification, who is creative, and who will bring transformation that tangibly delivers positive outcomes. Working with the Corporate Leadership Group and as a part of the Directorate Management Team, you will be a visible leader that gives direction and impact.
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