Principal Improvement Adviser
Fixed Term until 31 March 2024
About the role
As part of the Partners in Care and Health Programme, we are supporting local authorities and their partners to improve how they support people with learning disabilities and/or autism to live a good life in the community. This exciting role leads a small team to deliver this support directly, and also works with partners to ensure that any support is joined up and reflects the views of those who draw on social and healthcare. Some of the focus is on those who are in specialist inpatient settings and helping to ensure that they don’t stay longer in these settings than they need to.
You will have experience at a senior level in social or healthcare in delivering change and improvement for this group of people. You will have experience of working with partners at a strategic level to do this and will be credible to leaders in local health and care systems, to senior civil servants, and to the community of providers and voluntary organisations who work directly to support this group. You will have excellent leadership, communication and influencing skills. You will be committed to coproduction with people with learning disabilities and autism as a fundamental principle of change.
You must have the right to work in the UK, the LGA are unfortunately unable to offer sponsorship visas. Evidence for the right to work in the UK will be requested at the interview stage.
If you would like to be considered for the role, please click apply to be redirected to our website to provide a supporting statement detailing how you meet the criteria and upload your CV.
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Closing Date: 5pm, Sunday 2 April 2023
Interview Date: W/C 17 April 2023, interviews will be held virtually
At the LGA we celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees where everyone is treated with dignity and respect. Our recruitment decisions are based on fair, open competition, with appointment on merit. The LGA are proud to be awarded a “Disability Confident Leader”. If you are require an reasonable adjustment, which is a change to the format or conditions of the recruitment process to accommodate any disability-related needs you may have. Please contact us via HRandPayroll@local.gov.uk
How to Apply
Please apply online via the link provided.
Please note, we do not accept CVs submitted without a fully completed online application form.