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Deputy Head of Services - Adult Housing

Job Type:
Social Work
Adult Services, Adult Safeguarding
Head of Service
£45 per hour
Job Ref:

Deputy Head of Provider Services - Adult Housing - Islington - £45p/h

Islington's Housing and Adult Social Services require an experienced Deputy Head of Service to fill a new position within the directorate. The successful candidate will be responsible for in house care services, including re-ablement, day time and residential services. For this role, you need to have prior experience of managing a social work service. 

Benefits of this Adult role:

  • Long term contract    
  • Competitive pay rate    
  • Supportive team    

As a Deputy Head of Provider Services, you will be:

  • Providing direct operational management support to all in house provider services including both regulated and non-regulated service areas
  • Ensuring the provision of high quality, person centred, safe, efficient, effective, responsive and innovative services in line with Council aims, plans and policies
  • Deputising for the in house Head of Provider Services as required and contribute to the direction and management of the division
  • Supporting the in house Head of Provider Services on all operational matters in relation to direct provider services
  • Supporting service leaders and managers to develop robust service development plans in line with the Adult Social Care Plan
  • Supporting the co-ordination of responses to legal inquiries and processes e.g. inquests, police investigations etc including attending Court to represent LBI where necessary
  • Working with internal and external partners to support the continued development, design and implementation of new integrated operating models for community based re-ablement services including; Discharge to Assess and Admission Avoidance
  • Operationally managing key performance and quality standards and ensuring the development and delivery is fully aligned across partner organisations

As a Deputy Head of Service, you will have:

  • HCPC registration 
  • Eligibility to work in the UK  
  • A social work degree
  • Extensive knowledge of adult safeguarding
  • Strong experience in managing a social work service

Why Liquid Personnel? 

  • New ‘Faster Pay’ service getting you paid more quickly
  • Twice weekly payroll
  • Free DBS and compliance service
  • Access to exclusive roles that aren't available from other agencies  
  • Your own dedicated consultant with extensive social work knowledge
  • Access to a wide selection of social work positions across the UK
  • “Refer a Friend” bonus - get £200 for each social worker you refer who we successfully place *
  • “Find your own job” bonus – get £250 for bringing your own position to us *

For more information please contact

Liquid Personnel is an equal opportunities employer. Liquid Personnel Ltd is acting as an Employment Business in relation to this vacancy. * Terms and conditions apply to our bonus schemes. 

Contact Details:
Tel: 0207 067 6801
Contact: Elliott Neil

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