Head of Service - Adult Care

Job Summary
Contract Type:
Working Pattern:
Full time
Advert Start Date:
Advert End Date:
23/04/2021 23:59
Hours per week:
Job Category:
Social Care - Adult Service
Vacancy ID:
Employment Location:
County Hall, Morpeth
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Number of posts:
Closing date:
23 Apr
Further Information

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Head of Service level role within Northumberland County Council to oversee key elements of the Directorate infrastructure supporting the delivery of front line Adult Social Care services. The role requires someone with a strong financial management background and excellent leadership skills. The postholder will be responsible for the overall management and performance of the Financial Management, Financial Services, Information Services and Systems functions within Northumberland Adult Care Services. The individual will lead on the provision of strategic level financial and business/service planning and oversee the provision of business critical financial and performance information services and systems advice within the Directorate. The postholder will provide professional leadership to the staff within their area of responsibility and will likely have exposure to Executive Officers and Council Members as part of the role.

Northumberland County Council is an equal opportunities employer. We welcome applications from all sectors of the community. We recognise the difficulties that transgender applicants in particular may face during a recruitment process; any concerns regarding the process can be discussed with Jag Stockham (Trans HR Support Officer) on 01670 623 130 or email jag stockham@northumberland.gov.uk . We operate a guaranteed interview scheme for disabled applicants who meet the essential criteria. All applications to work on a part-time will be considered in line with the requirements of the post and the needs of the service.

If you have a disability and would prefer to apply in a different format or would like us to make reasonable adjustments to enable you to attend an interview please email hrrecruitment@northumberland.gov.uk.