Adult Social Care - Senior management opportunities

We are looking to appoint a Service Manager as well as peripatetic Registered Managers who will help us lead and further transform directly provided Adult Social Care Services.

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Roles: Service Manager and Registered Managers, Provider Care Services 
Hours: Full time 

Contract type: Permanent- Service Manager & Registered Manager – Permanent
Salary: £32,910 - £47,782 per annum
Location: County-wide
 

Shaping the future of adult social care provision across North Yorkshire.

Welcome and thank you for your interest.

We are looking to appoint a Service Manager as well as Registered Managers who will help us lead and further transform directly provided Adult Social Care Services.

North Yorkshire is a great county with people and businesses who are proud to live here, proud of what they do and of who they are; the people who work for and represent the County Council are just the same. We are passionate about the place that we work in and the people we serve. We are proud about what we have achieved as a Council; confident about the services that we provide and ambitious for the future.

Where other authorities have outsourced all of their provider services; given the size and scale in North Yorkshire we are committed to directly providing services alongside commissioned services; to ensure that our residents have high quality, outcome focussed support and choice, in particular for those with the most complex needs.

Our vision is for North Yorkshire to be a thriving county, which adapts to a changing world and remains a special place for everyone to live, work and visit.

A fundamental part of achieving this vision is ensuring that we meet our ambition for our Health and Adult Services directorate- where every adult has a longer, healthier and independent life.

In order to meet this ambition, we must deliver on our key service priorities:  

  • Prevention – supporting people to live longer, healthier lives, independently in their own homes by preventing, reducing and delaying the need for longer-term social care services. 
  • Extra Care and supported housing – expanding the scale and scope of the programme to provide opportunities for more people in different parts of the county to live more independently and to provide wraparound health and social care services to support the discharge to assess pathway. 
  • Strength-based approach – embedding the approach to work with people to help them draw on their strengths and assets, including what others around them, in their relationships and their communities, are, or could be, doing to support them. 
  • Integration – working with the NHS to develop integrated models of commissioning and service delivery in each area of North Yorkshire, to ensure that the people of North Yorkshire have a cost efficient, effective and joined up health and social care provision. 
  • Care Market – working with a range of organisations from the health, independent and voluntary sectors to develop a sustainable, diverse and innovative care market that meets the varied needs of the people of North Yorkshire and ensures quality and dignity for all. 
  • Workforce – ensuring social care teams have a full complement of staff with the right mix of skills and experience to fulfil the roles required for the new delivery model to operate effectively. 
  • Technology – exploiting opportunities for the innovative use of technology to support people to maintain their independence and wellbeing.

We are a high performing authority with a reputation for delivering high quality services. Proud of our successful track record as a leading care service provider, we consistently appear amongst the top performing County Councils in the country, with over 97% of our inspected locations rated as good.

You would be joining us at a pivotal time for both North Yorkshire and the County Council's development, as we take forward our plans and work with partners to develop a distinctive public health and adult social care agenda.  

Far from complacent, we are hungry to achieve more. Our success provides a foundation for new Service Managers and Registered Managers to make their mark. Supported by a strong, ambitious leadership team, this is a unique opportunity to help us shape the future of our services, through sustainable and transformational change.

We have resolute commitment to in-house provision, and given the demographics of North Yorkshire and increasing demands on our service, this is a long-term commitment. 
Whilst Yorkshire is wonderfully diverse and with this comes great opportunity, variety and scale this conversely brings complexities and of course key challenges, which we strive to overcome; delivering you career opportunities.

There are significant challenges in delivering high quality, accessible, equitable services across this large geographical area and its dispersed population. We need to continue to embed personalisation, modernise services and achieve the benefits for developing closer working with NHS and provider partners.

Demand for public services is growing as people live longer and the number of people with complex and long-term conditions, such as dementia, increases. People who are 65 years old and over make up 24.7% of our population. This compares to 18.4% in the population of England as a whole. 

Integration, partnership working, blended and locality based approaches to care are key to overcoming some of the challenges and delivering high quality care services in the most effective way.  

We are looking for someone like you with the resilience, potential, leadership and the drive to meet challenges head on, with the ability to work successfully with key stakeholders and take managers and staff with us; have a strong performance focus to realise our service imperatives.

We are looking for strategic leaders to help us to realise our ambition by delivering a truly integrated, collaborative and supportive local health and social care system.

As we build back better services post COVID and adapt to the future needs of social care; in many ways, we are at the start of a journey, presenting you with an exciting prospect to help shape, lead and influence our service.

Building on the strong reputation North Yorkshire County Council, this is a unique opportunity for you to further develop their career, with a relentless focus on delivery and performance, with strong leadership, talented teams and well-developed partnerships. Previous post holders have progressed into Heads of Service, Assistant Director and Director roles.

If you have the leadership and the drive to meet our challenges head on, we look forward to receiving your application.

We encourage further conversations regarding the roles.

Our Care Provider - Service Managers and Registered Managers are uniquely positioned to support our adult social care provision. As key members of our Care Provider Services, you will have a passion for improving people’s lives.

It is an exciting time to joins us; we are about to embark on a transformation programme that sees us adapt the way we work to rise to the challenges of social care. You will be an instrumental part of shaping and delivering transformation, and your role will also change alongside this as we blend and integrate services to achieve effective locality-based service solutions.

As a service manager, you will lead a number of operation managers. You will be instrumental in ensuring that you will play a key role in supporting  Registered Managers and Learning Disability Service Managers . Working in partnership with a wide range of colleagues, both internal and in partner organisations, to deliver outstanding care delivery in line with the Care Quality Commissions regulatory framework. You will focus on provision and operational services, as well as service development across older people, learning disability, supported living and ECH. We have a strong ethos of team working and shared responsibility, and you will establish and maintain strong relationships with social care assessors and NHS colleagues as well as people who use services and their carers. We are driven by a desire to deliver high quality outcomes for people using and living in our care services, with a strong focus on performance and effective budget management. 

 

As a registered manager you will work across various service types in da variety of settings and services across County  providing a positive example of good practice and ensuring the service and team support people to be the best they can possibly be.

You will lead, mentor and develop a dedicated team of support workers to achieve our vision, ensuring people live longer, healthier, independent lives and that your service complies with both the Care Quality Commission regulated activities as well as NYCC policies and procedures.  You will have responsibility for ensuring that the direct care and support provided is safe, effective, responsive, caring, well led and compliant.

A key part of your role will involve ensuring that your service is person centred and that staff support people to meet their personal outcomes, putting our resident's rights and wishes at the forefront of their work. Developing strong relationships with internal and external stakeholders to drive service improvement and sharing knowledge of best practice with other managers will also be key to your success.

We are looking for passionate and talented individuals with resilience, determination and commitment who want to help bring about real change and help develop a "best in class" Adult Social Care model. People who can identify potential in others, who are adaptable and flexible, and who can truly lead by example, motivating their teams every day and embracing the digital agenda.

If you have the vision, leadership and the drive to meet our challenges head on, we look forward to receiving your application.

We encourage further conversation regarding the roles. To arrange a conversation please contact our head of provider services Angie Austin on 01609 536986 or email angie.austin@northyorks.gov.uk.

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Service Managers: Closing date: 31st October 2021 | Interview date: 8th-9th November 2021

Peripatetic Registered Managers: Closing date: 31st October 2021 | Interview date: 15-16th November 2021