This is a two year fixed term/secondment opportunity.
For internal staff interested in a Secondment opportunity; please ensure you seek your manager’s approval before applying for this position.
About the role
This position will offer you the opportunity to have significant influence upon large-scale projects that shape the strategic direction of the Adults Social Care Directorate.
You will manage the development of strategies, projects and service development activities to ensure the Directorate is well positioned to adapt service provision to future needs.
You will provide high quality needs analysis, be able to identify and assess options and provide evidence-based policy advice. You will work collaboratively with senior officers across the Directorate, other areas of the Council and with partners locally, regionally and nationally. You will ensure the Directorate’s decisions are supported by robust implementation and change management plans.
The role requires strong analytical skills, an ability to see the big picture and to deal with ambiguity. You will have good communication, engagement and organisation skills and experience of working in a project and/or policy development environment with a strong track record of managing complexity and delivering successful outcomes.
You will also have a good understanding of the national social care policy agenda, where the focus is upon personalisation and collaboration therefore; previous experience working in an Adults Social Care environment would be an advantage.
The team operates in a matrix style, where you will be leading and working in a small team and undertaking a number of projects. Your responsibilities will also include staff development and management.
For more information please find attached to the bottom of this advert a full job profile.
For an informal discussion please contact Patrick Lines (Lead Project Manager, Adult Social Care) on 07814 665782 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
We look forward to receiving your application.
The job advert closes at 23:59 on 7th June 2020 with interviews taking place on 16th June 2020.
From flexible working to job sharing (where possible) we are committed to providing a healthy work life balance. A laptop and mobile will be supplied if applicable to your role. You will benefit from 24 days annual leave, rising to 28 days after 2 years’ service, a generous local government salary related pension, as well as the option to join our car lease scheme. For more information about the wide variety of benefits you can take advantage of please visit MyBenefits for Surrey County Council staff.
Surrey County Council is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We want to be an inclusive and diverse employer of first choice reflecting the community we serve and particularly welcome applications from all under represented groups.
A Basic Disclosure Check is required for this role.
Please do not apply if you have been unsuccessful at interview stage previously for this role for any team across Adult Social Care in Surrey County Council as your application will not be considered for 3 months from your interview date.
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