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Assistant Executive Director

  • Location:

    Knowsley

  • Sector:

    Unqualified Social Care

  • Job type:

    Contract

  • Salary:

    Up to £80 per hour

  • Contact:

    Tom Francis

  • Contact email:

    tfrancis@aktonrecruitment.com

  • Job ref:

    RQ420585_1619780073

  • Published:

    11 days ago

  • Duration:

    6 Months

  • Expiry date:

    2021-05-30

  • Startdate:

    ASAP

Akton Resourcing are working with the Local Authorities to fill an ongoing contract position for an Assistant Executive Director within Health and Social Care Integration. This is a full time role paying £80PH ltd.

Job Purpose-

The Assistant Executive Director (Health and Social Care Integration) will be required to lead, direct, and coordinate the activities of the new Knowsley Integrated Care Partnership which will involve close working relationships with partner agencies across the Borough's health and social care economy.

The Assistant Executive Director will lead the development of integrated Health and Social Care systems and services across the Borough, working closely with Health and Social Care Commissioning Services to facilitate the delivery of effective and timely services for the benefit of local residents and communities.

The post holder will transform the way in which health and social care services are delivered through the creation of new and integrated delivery models to ensure the delivery of cost effective, high quality resident focused services. The post holder will also identify and drive through the necessary changes to culture and practice to successfully embed change and new ways of working.

In line with the transformational agenda, the post holder will set the strategic direction and implement operational plans for health and social care services ensuring that that Council meets its legal and statutory obligations and achieve any required efficiency and cost savings, whilst effectively managing risk.

The post holder will have corporate and service specific responsibilities as outlined within this Job Description.

This is not a comprehensive list of all the tasks, which may be required of the post holder. It is illustrative of the general nature and level of responsibility of the work to be undertaken.

Key Responsibilities-

To provide vision, leadership, direction, and management of the activities of the Knowsley Integrated Care Partnership which will involve close working relationships with partner agencies across the health and social care economy of the borough.

To lead the development of integrated Health and Social Care systems and services across the borough and transform the way in which health and social care services are delivered through the creation of new and integrated delivery models to ensure the delivery of high quality resident focused services and drive a reduction in health inequalities.

To oversee the integrated commissioning function and work with partners across the health and social care system to deliver a programme of work to improve the health and care of the whole population of Knowsley.

The post holder will be required to provide strategic advice to the Council, Executive Management Team and partner agencies on the health and social care needs of Knowsley residents.

The post holder will also support the Cabinet, Chief Executive and Corporate Management Team to achieve the aims and desired outcomes set out in the Council's Corporate Plan, Strategic Recovery Priorities and Knowsley 2030 Strategy.

The post holder will be fully responsible and accountable for all areas within their remit and empowered to make decisions in relation to the outcomes they are working to achieve.

Corporate Responsibilities-

To ensure the Council focuses on the most relevant outcomes for the people of Knowsley, all Managers are required to support and contribute to delivery of the priorities within the Corporate Plan; Strategic Recovery Priorities and Knowsley 2030 Strategy.
Fundamental to fulfilling the responsibilities of this post is the ability to respond flexibly, positively, and successfully to the ever-changing pressures, which Local Authorities face.
* To carry out specific corporate roles and assignments as allocated by the Chief Executive.
* To provide a lead role across the Corporate Management Team identifying appropriate patterns of service provision to meet community needs at a high level, and shaping these requirements in line with corporate priorities.
* To represent the Council in the national, regional, and local media ensuring that the reputation of the Council is effectively managed.
* To model culture change within the service areas and promote communication that is clear, effective, and transparent at all levels, both inside and outside of the Council.
* To provide a major contribution to the change management process within the Council and its and partners - working as an active 'change agent' alongside the Corporate Management Team.
* To drive the Council's agenda for excellent customer service in collaboration with public, voluntary, and private sector partners.
* Providing visible, united, and clear leadership within the organisation.
* To support Elected Members in undertaking their roles as community leaders and ward members.
* To provide support for corporate and/or external inspections where required.
* To work within the Knowsley Better Together principles making significant steps forward in further developing co-operative working with local stakeholders to achieve a shared goal by pooling resources and expertise to achieve a greater impact.
* As an Assistant Executive Director, you will be expected to support the Council's emergency preparedness, response, and recovery arrangements; this may include, but is not restricted to, participation in appropriate training and exercises, and attending Strategic and/or Tactical and/or Recovery Coordinating Groups with our multi-agency partners.