Working on behalf of a Local Authority, Aatom Recruitment has a new opportunity for an Adult Learning Disabilities Head of Service on an initial 3 months contract with the possibility of further extension.
Responsibilities and Duties
Management of staff performance and development within the Adult Learning Disability Service
Delivery of national and local policy frameworks related to learning disability
Responsibility for managing the budget for the services for people with learning disabilities.
To work with colleagues in Children’s services and in the 0-25 Transitions service, to manage the transition of young people into adult services.
Responsibility for management of the Shared Lives service
Local strategic planning and user and carer engagement.
To work with commissioners to further develop an effective service for those with autism.
To work with senior managers across health and social care to evaluate and if appropriate put in place, plans for an integrated Learning Disability Service.
Skills and abilities
Ability to adhere to and promote the client and the Equality and Diversity policies.
Ability to ensure robust service and guidance and arrangements across the Learning Disability Services
Ability to provide leadership to manage, promote and support the work of the service.
Ensure that arrangements are in place for the professional development of staff.
An ability to understand and implement appropriate commissioning and partnership culture.
Ability to design and implement appropriate performance management methodology.
Ability to organise and present ideas and to write clear concise reports, business plans and strategy documents.
Ability to manage change, including leading and managing within a customer care framework.
Detailed knowledge and experience of the health and social care needs of people with learning disabilities
Knowledge of legislation, regulation and guidance relating to Health and Social Care and in particular understanding of the needs of adults with learning disabilities.
Experience of leading/managing services at a senior level in health and social care to include business planning, allocation of resources, & management of budgets.
Experience of working with partner agencies and Health, on joint integrated services in particular.
Experience of staff, performance and budget management. Experience of delivering efficiencies.
Educated to degree level
A professional social work qualification recognised by SWE or equivalent relevant NHS professional qualification
A management qualification would be preferred and/or evidence of management training and development
Evidence of proven experience of managing services at a senior level with a local authority
If you are interested in this position, please apply or contact Anisha!
Founded in 2009, AAtom Recruitment is a boutique recruitment that started in Coventry. We offer contract or permanent full-service staffing and talent management solutions to help local, regional, national, and international companies. Through niche recruiting expertise and project management, AAtom Recruitment delivers solutions in Information Technology, Technical Engineering, Healthcare and the Public Sector.
AAtom Recruitment has extensive experience in rapid delivery and management of wide range of professionals, from entry-level positions to senior executives.
Our vast network of relationships and our automated database of pre-screened, accredited and available professionals, powered by our exclusive recruiting technology, allow us to quickly identify and isolate the ideal candidates to fill your staffing needs.
AAtom Recruitment’s highly trained Account Managers, IT and Technical Recruiters will ensure that the right candidate is placed in your company. All candidates are personally interviewed and validated through reference checks before starting with any company. We offer security checking and technical testing customized to your needs.
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