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Assistant Director Adults, Children’s and Communities Commissioning

Bolton Council
Bolton, Greater Manchester
Salary £77,945 – circa £90,215 per annum.
Closing date
10 Mar 2024

Bolton has a rich and proud heritage, and a bold plan for a bright and prosperous future, powering this is a £1 billion programme of regeneration in several key residential and commercial developments in our town. In Bolton 2030, we also have a clear vision as a vibrant place, built on strong cohesive communities, successful businesses, and healthy residents. To secure Bolton 2030, we are transforming our Council, working in partnership across the Borough and Greater Manchester to modernise and maximise the potential of our people and place.

You’ll be joining at an exciting time, with the imminent launch of our new Corporate Plan and developing Commissioning Strategy, you will drive delivery of our outcomes, to achieve an active, connected and prosperous borough.

As Assistant Director, Adults, Children’s and Communities Commissioning you will provide the leadership and management for children, adults and communities commissioning, driving forward standards and outcomes across the Borough and a pivotal leadership role within our health and care system shaping our market and integration opportunities with Bolton people.

The Role

Reporting to the Director of Adults, Communities and Integration, you will lead Children’s and Adults Social Care Commissioning in the context of integrated working.  You will support the Directors (DASS/DCS) in providing leadership to all aspects of commissioning, including performance management, policy development and the delivery of key projects.

Your leadership and expertise will ensure that all our commissioning reflects local need and priorities while maximising resources.  Engagement and co-production with service users and their carers will be at the heart of your approach.

You will be central to the success of our strategic vision for the delivery of integrated health and social care services across adult social care, children’s social care and community safety and housing need services.

You will also be at the forefront of building partnership working with our Alliance of providers, working together to transform health and social care in Bolton. 

About You

This is a role for a candidate with a strong track record in leading commissioning services and with a well-established expertise in social care. You will be an outstanding communicator able to demonstrate how you have established and nurtured effective partnership working.  You will be able to evidence the leadership and drive to succeed in a dynamic and changing context as we forge ahead with further integration. 

How to apply

To find out more, call our recruitment partners at Tile Hill: Anita Denton on 07725 554802 or Chris Barrow on 07437 839048. To download the candidate pack and to apply, please click apply below.

Closing date: Sunday 10th March 2024

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