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Assistant Director, Adult Social Care
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Assistant Director, Adult Social Care
Up to £104,514 per annum
Permanent, full-time
31 days annual leave plus bank holidays

There is much for Sutton to be proud of both as a council and as a borough. This includes high levels of resident satisfaction, our approach to addressing the Council’s financial challenges to date, the involvement and engagement of residents in key issues facing the borough and the enthusiastic, motivated, passionate staff who work for the Council.

We are Ambitious for Sutton and want all our residents and visitors to make informed choices about their lives, to stay active, to live well independently and to stay safe.

The role
Our focus on prevention and promoting independence in Adult Services has been successful in supporting residents to remain in their homes and we know that nothing less than genuine collaboration and partnership working will deliver high-quality services. We have transformation programmes to integrate services with health partners well underway including reablement and therapeutic services, and locality based multi-disciplinary teams to target support where it’s needed most.

There is lots to get excited about in Sutton and we are looking for a new Assistant Director who recognises that the social wellbeing of the borough can be achieved by deepening and strengthening relationships beyond the Council. Your desire to play a leadership role spanning organisational boundaries will lie at the heart of your success in leading a service touching the lives of so many residents.

The requirements
Your background and proven track record in adult social care will be enhanced by your exceptional financial and political nous and you will be keen to join an organisation that thrives on challenging each other to be the best that we can be.

You will also hold a recognised professional social work qualification.

For a full overview of the role requirements please refer to the job profile.

Please apply online by submitting your CV and a supporting statement/covering letter outlining how you meet the requirements of this role, as detailed in the job profile.

Recruitment Timeline
  • Closing date for applications - Sunday 17th November 2019
  • Technical interviews - Tuesday 3rd December 2019 (afternoon)
  • Stakeholder panel and 1:1s with Chief Executive - Monday 9th December 2019
  • Final panel interviews - Friday 13th December 2019 / Wednesday 18th December 2019 - To be confirmed
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