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Director of Adult Social Care and Health

Please Note: The application deadline for this job has now passed.

Role Responsibility

We are embarking on an exciting time for adult social care - recalibrating our approach to drive forward innovative, meaningful and strengths-based practice that makes a difference every day to people in Kent.

We are seeking an exceptional individual who has the energy, ideas and ambition to work dynamically with our workforce, communities and people we support to help us achieve our ambitions.

Our senior leadership team in Adult Social Care and Health are committed to proactively improving health and wellbeing and are looking for a Director to join them. This is a key role and will be pivotal in enabling us to deliver our ambition of putting the person at the heart of all we do, focusing on what is important to them.

This is a senior leadership post within the Council, responsible for strategic leadership, and operational delivery for a specific geographic area, at a time of unprecedented change, financial challenges and increasing demand for services.

As an influential leader, you will have significant experience of managing a complex social care and health front line service within a local authority, third sector or health setting and will understand how operations, commissioning and partners need to work together to deliver sustainable services.  Working closely with health partners and other organisations at a strategic level, your role will be essential to the delivery of our strategic outcomes.

If you have the passion, vision and ambition to help us achieve ‘best in class’ social care, we would like to hear from you.

For further information please visit https://www.kent.gov.uk/jobs/careers-with-us/director-of-adult-social-care-and-health

About the Company

KCC is committed to building a workforce which reflects the diversity of the county's working residents, encouraging applications from people of all ages, abilities, genders, sexual orientations, ethnic backgrounds and faiths, and aspires to create an inclusive workplace where everyone can be themselves at work.

Please note – if you are interested, please apply as soon as possible as the closing date for this advert may be earlier than stated should a number of suitably qualified candidates apply.

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