Strategic Manager – Hospital Interface

Job Summary
Contract Type:
Working Pattern:
Full time
Advert Start Date:
Advert End Date:
26/11/2020 23:59
Grade 11 (SCP 48 - 52) £51,989 - £56,126
Job Category:
Social Care - Adult Service
Vacancy ID:
Employment Location:
Multiple Sites as required
Post Number:
Closing date:
26 Nov
Further Information

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Strategic Manager – Hospital Interface within the Adult Social Care service.

The successful candidate will be responsible for the strategic and operational management of the Hospital Interface Service, Care Home Team and Statutory Mental Health and Out of Hours functions in order to meet both the Directorate’s objectives and the strategic corporate objectives of the organisation.

You will be accountable for delivering assessment and care management as part of services to meet the needs of the population and improving the health & wellbeing for the citizens of Sunderland and the delivery of person-centred positive outcomes, with the aim of improving levels of independence for all.

The post holder should have strong experience of working with vulnerable adults in a front-line service delivery role and have the ability to create excellent working relationships across a multitude of partner agencies, in statutory, private and voluntary arenas. The successful candidate should have the ability to manage at a strategic level across all areas of the social care and health landscape locally and nationally, as well as a detailed knowledge of Out of Hours Social Work Provision & Operational Practice.

You will be responsible for a team and a budget, working with staff and customers to maximise outcomes and minimise financial demand.

This is a demanding role which requires high profile leadership to staff of all disciplines across the Service and ensuring the presence of a culture of continuous improvement within care services putting patients and their families at the heart of the service.

This post is exempt from the rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and therefore will be subject to a DBS check from the Disclosure and Barring Service.

For an informal discussion, please contact Michael Crozier, Head of Adult Social Care on 07500551851 or email michael.crozier@sunderland.gov.uk

Applications should be made on-line at northeastjobs.org.uk/sunderlandcitycouncil. For further assistance contact Operational HR Services by Telephone: 0191 561 1755 . Email: jobs@sunderland.gov.uk Please note that CV’s are not acceptable.

Please note that all communication regarding your application for this post will be sent to the email address that you have registered online with North East Jobs, including your invitation to any online assessment you are required to undertake and your invite to interview if you are short-listed. Please check your email inbox after the closing date for notifications as you may not be notified by any other means. Please remember to check your junk mail items.

Please be advised if you have not heard from us in six weeks after the closing date please assume you have not been shortlisted.