Head of Services

Bracknell, Bracknell
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Job Summary

  • Job Reference: TW347052_1548854594
  • Job Type: Contract
  • Date Posted: 2019-01-30
  • Location: Bracknell, Bracknell
  • Job Status: FullTime
  • Closing Date: 2019-03-31
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  • Tradewind Social Care Recruitment

A great opportunity has arisen for a Head of Services to join their Adult Community Team within the Bracknell area.

Strategic lead for the development and management of appropriate social care and healthcare arrangements for older people and people with long term conditions. To provide advice and support to the Chief Officer on all matters relating to operations under their management.

The responsibilities of a Head of Services includes:

  • To ensure that positive outcomes for individuals are at the heart of all planning and activity within the service, and to advocate this approach in all aspects of work undertaken
  • To take the lead in the strategic development of long term support for older people and people with long term conditions, and intermediate care, adhering to national expectations and legislative frameworks
  • To manage and develop the provision of relevant services, including assessment, commissioning and provision, to meet current and future needs
  • To work in partnership with other BFC services and NHS organisations to manage whole systems capacity and ensure timely hospital discharge
  • In partnership with departmental colleagues develop, monitor and review care coordination processes to ensure their effectiveness and efficiency, and ensure effective personalised support arrangements
  • To follow appropriate financial procedures, and manage the relevant devolved budgets ensuring balanced budgets at year end

Requirements of a Head of Services:

  • HCPC registered
  • At least 5 years of experience at a management level, including the management of staff
  • Experience of managing diverse and complex teams
  • An enhanced DBS that is of satisfactory level is essential
  • Educated to degree level or equivalent

Salary: Up to £39.87 p/h, based on experience

If you would like to apply, to find out more about this role, or other Social Work roles, please contact Tradewind on 0203 743 6103 or email

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