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Positions Available: County Hall, Norwich
37 hours per week
Fixed term contract until July 2020
£46,758 – £51,627 per annum (Scale M)
We have some bold changes happening in Norfolk, with a clear vision to achieve our strategy of Promoting Independence. This strategy aims to prevent, reduce and delay the demand for social care, set against the challenge of a difficult financial climate for public services. We need to manage demand, have a sustainable model for the future and at its core, quality social work which builds on the strengths of individuals.
We have a new and exciting opportunity for a Learning Disabilities Delivery Manager who will champion our vision, join up our approach and develop and manage reporting and quality assurance mechanisms to ensure consistency of delivery and evidenced results.
The scale of change will be a challenge, you will need enable the transformation of our Learning Disabilities Services by driving forward project delivery alongside business as usual operations and commissioning activity.
Working directly with the Assistant Director of Social Work, you will ensure that enhanced business as usual activities are prioritised, coordinated and aligned to project and commissioning work and that information regarding the status and implications of assessments and reviews are shared with relevant parties on a timely, transparent and consistent basis.
You will need the gravitas to challenge performance outcomes on all areas, as well as a track record of successful project delivery and information and analysis skills. You will require a high degree of leadership qualities, outstanding organisational and communication skills and the focus to drive change. As a self-starter you will quickly understand the range of interlinked operation and project activities, building strong relationships with all relevant managers and challenge where necessary.
With an understanding of adult social care, ideally within Learning Disabilities, you will evidence experience of working in a complex and fast paced transformation environment.
Above all, you will have determination, focus and a broad understanding of transformation in social care.