The Role

Newcastle City Council

Assistant Director, Prevention

£95,096 - £100,767 per annum

Newcastle City Council offers you an exciting opportunity to work in a vibrant city with proactive and committed people who have a genuine desire and motivation to support positive outcomes for the residents of Newcastle, striving to achieve the values of being Proud, Fair and Ambitious.

Our Adult Social Care and Prevention Directorate works to drive forward the vision of the City Council through our strategy and objectives. Our aim is to be a Healthy, Caring City, one where people can access the right health and care support when they need it, so they are able to live healthy, fulfilling lives.  All our teams work together to ensure adults in the city are safe, supported, and can live a fulfilling independent life, while preventing, reducing, and delaying need.

This is an exciting time in Newcastle and this role provides real opportunity to make a difference to the people in our City. You’ll form part of the Directorate Leadership Team, working strategically to inform and lead on development and change to create positive outcomes for the people in Newcastle, whilst delivering in line with budget expectations and ensuring appropriate governance is in place linked to expectations and outcomes.

We’re seeking a visible, innovative and highly motivated leader with experience and dedication in the world of in adult social care.  You’ll be enthusiastic and solutions focussed, with the skills and ability to bring services, colleagues and teams along with you when striving for positive outcomes and change.

For further information about this exciting opportunity please call our advising consultants at Penna:

Nick Raper on 07715 690463 or Carol Coyle on 07500 887849.

(Closing date for applications: Friday 15th March 2024)

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