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Service Lead - Adults - Southampton

  • Job reference: ELSSHants1
  • Location: Hampshire
  • Job type: Temporary
  • Area of Expertise: Management
Job description: Service Lead - Adults Services - Southampton

We are currently recruiting for a Service Lead to take on an initial 3 month contract within Adult's Services Department in Southampton.

This role offers a flexible daily pay rate based upon your experience so please let us know what rate you are looking for.

Some of your duties as a Service Lead will include:

*To be responsible for 4 services including respite, residential and day services.
*To support the development of service transformation plans and to translate these into effective delivery arrangements
*To manage Directly Delivered Services within budget.
*To liaise with relevant sectors including, Relevant Cabinet Members, Service Leads in other hubs (One Council), Integrated Commissioning Unit (ICU), etc.
*To represent Southampton City council at Skills For Care regional conferences and meetings
*To ensure all buildings within DDS hubs are kept to compliant condition in line with regulations.
*To lead in the effective compliance with the Care Quality Commission's key lines of enquiry ensuring there are effective auditing processes in place.
*To ensure suitable policies and procedures are in place and effectively reviewed to comply with Care Quality Commission and Housing operational needs.
*To lead in implementation of CQC KLOEs and raising the quality of service delivered by the hub.

Requirements to apply for this role:

*To have significant experience and understanding of Adult Social Care and Housing, including the impact of local demographics.
*To have experience of managing a team through a significant period of change in a complex and politically sensitive environment.
*To have managed all aspects of team performance including goal setting and performance review.
*To have experience of recruitment and selection of team members in accordance with relevant policies and legislation
*To have managed a service in accordance with service level agreements and/or customer service standards.
*To have experience of managing a budget and operating in accordance with financial policy and requirements.
*To have a strong track record of delivering transformational change programmes with associated savings.

If you would like to apply for this role, please reply to this email with a copy of your most recent CV. Please also feel welcome to contact Emmy-Leigh Stanley directly on 01772 208964 for more information.

Alternatively, if you have any friends interested pass on our details so that you can take advantage of our great referral scheme where you can earn yourself up to £250.