Fulltime, Health & Medicine, Temporary

Interim Head of Service Adult Social Care


What you’ll be doing:

  • Review S75 arrangements for the provision of MH social work
  • Put in place interim performance measures and specification for the current year 23/24 based on existing arrangement and precious specification
  • Ensure that all elements are monitored, and work closely with colleagues to rectify any performance and data collection issues
  • Lead on the development of a new S75 Partnership Agreement between working closely with strategic leads in each organisation
  • Review financial arrangements underpinning the s.75/contractual arrangements and work to ensure costs are in balance with contract value, in particular supporting the development of a plan to mitigate AMHP overspend
  • Review financial arrangements underpinning the S75 arrangements to ensure sufficient staffing resources are in place to meet increased demand in LD&A team.
  • Be the key lead for Learning Disability Operations and oversight of Mental Health social work, whereby the delivery is delegated
  • Ensure that best practice in social work delivery is in place and provide support for areas requiring improvement
  • Support the two organisations to strengthen their partnership working, through improvement plans and collaboration
  • Oversee the panel process and joint funding arrangements between the partners
  • Oversee the budget for MH and LD and drive efficiencies and delivery of savings
  • Work with commissioning and ELFT S117 Programme lead to improve placement provision and S117 processes and performance
  • Contribute to the development of a new Target Operating Model for adult social care which is under development
  • Support the development of processes, and culture change to implement the new TOM.


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