Better Care Fund Manager

Job Summary
Contract Type:
Working Pattern:
Full time
Advert Start Date:
Advert End Date:
19/04/2024 12:00
£50,512 pa
Hours per week:
Job Category:
Social Care - Adult Service
Vacancy ID:
Employment Location:
Adult Social Care and Commissioning, Town Hall, South Shields
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Closing date:
19 Apr
Further Information
Better Care Fund Manager
£50,512 pa

Joint responsibly to South Tyneside Council and Integrated Care Board.
An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Better Care Fund Manager, this role will work and report equally to South Tyneside Council and the ICB at place.
Accountable for the management, coordination and reporting against the outcomes of the programme made up from a range of projects and workstreams across the local Health and Social Care landscape.
The post holder will be involved in the development and monitoring of a programme to implement the Better Care Fund priorities and to oversee the performance management frameworks and assurance process for the BCF in South Tyneside.

About You:
We are looking for a candidate with high levels of experience in strategic commissioning and programme management of the Better Care Fund who will be able to lead and support on the delivery of the Better Care Fund.
You will have a strong track record of managing complex projects within a health or social care setting and experience of working collaboratively with good understanding of the current health and social care integration agenda.
You will have proven track record of project management, service reform, performance management and delivering projects within budget and timescales, as well as a high level of communication, negotiation, and interpersonal skills.
Working closely with the Regional Better Care Fund Manager, the post will ensure compliance with national policy, facilitate the required Health & Wellbeing Board joint plan covering Health, Care and Housing priorities, ensure Section 75 agreements are in place, and prepare reports on progress of schemes for the Strategic Alliance and Health and Wellbeing Board.
About Us:
About Us: Adult Social Care is changing in South Tyneside. We are a forward-thinking Council that is developing innovative approaches to meet our challenges. Focusing on People, Place and Partnerships, this is a great time to join us. With our new Council Leadership, and a recent service review, we have a 5-year Vision and Strategy for Adult Social Care to help support the next stage of our journey. Working closely with all our partners our vision for the future is to see every person in South Tyneside with care and support needs “Living Better Lives”, to fully utilise their strengths and assets, to remain safe and well; in the neighbourhoods and communities they call home.
Joining us at this time will ensure you are at the forefront of helping to develop and embed co-production and co-delivery, delivering new models of support. We remain fully committed to supporting our staff to grow and develop, and we will provide you with the opportunity to use your skills and learn new ones. Through the development of our Values and Behaviour Framework we will fully support staff to become Curious, Accountable, Responsive and Empowered (CARE).
For any information about the role, please contact Nikki Carter, Head of Community Services, nikki.carter@southtyneside.gov.uk
We offer an excellent benefits package and further information is available here - www.southtyneside.gov.uk/workinghere  
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Closing date: Noon, 19 April 2024.