Interim Assistant Director - Adult Social Care

Location Shrewsbury
Job type Contract
Salary Pay rate is negotiable
Reference HQ00111909_1602170641

Sanctuary Executive is currently looking for an experienced and dedicated Interim Assistant Director to fill a full-time role within an Adult Social Care Team in Shrewsbury.

The pay rate for this locum job is negotiable and is an initial 6-month contract.


  • As a member of the Directorate Management Team, to support the development and delivery of the Council's vision, values and strategic objectives with a lead role on a range of directorate and corporate policies and tasks.

  • To lead, direct and transform the Adult Social care services ensuring the council's service plan in this area incorporate relevant strategies and policies to meet statutory requirements.

  • To manage an agreed budget for Adult social care ( purchasing and staffing net budget 92 million pounds) leading and directing the annual budget setting and realignment processes to meet identified priorities and ensuring the best possible financial management.

  • Provide expertise and strong management to drive performance and to commission and/or deliver the council priorities and meet service targets.

  • Advise Members and Directors in respect of operational planning and commissioning, policy matters and service delivery issues and engage with partners in the promotion, communication and delivery of services.

  • To develop and deliver joined up and integrated services to ensure that the needs of Adults with care and support needs are delivered.


  • The budgets for Adult social care purchasing (including commissioning) and staffing budgets ( net budget 92 million)

  • The implementation of the savings strategy

  • Lead the strategic vision for Adult Social Care

  • Responsible and accountable for the effectiveness, availability and value for money of Adult Social Care

  • To ensure that regulatory and performance targets are met.

  • Work with and influence health partners to ensure the vision for Adult social care is delivered

  • To work in accordance with Safeguarding policies and procedures


  • Degree or equivalent experience

  • A relevant Professional Qualification

  • A Leadership or Management Qualification (e.g. MBA or Management Charter Initiative Level 4/5)


This job is advertised by John Rudland; if you are interested in this position please click below to apply now.

Due to the high volume of applications we receive, regretfully we are only able to respond to candidates who meet our clients' requirements.