Programme Director – Integrated Service Transformation
Adult Social Care, Brighton & Hove City Council and NHS Sussex
Salary £58,770 - £64,241
Fixed term for: 2 years. This role is also available as a secondment to internal applicants in line with our secondment policy.
Generous benefits package including relocation expenses where applicable
Brighton and Hove City Council working in partnership with NHS Sussex, are looking for a talented and high performing Programme Director to drive forward the work of an integrated approach to delivering services across the City.
This is an exciting opportunity to play a key role in the way services are shaped in the social care and health systems to lead on:
- Delivering the Brighton & Hove Integrated Care Partnership Strategy programme of work to deliver key outcomes for the Health and Care Partnership
- Being a key enabler to the Sussex Integrated Care Partnership (ICP) and the Sussex Integrated Care Board (ICB) to deliver the collective vision for the Brighton and Hove system
- Developing Governance Arrangements needed to ensure accountability for the leadership of the delivery of key objectives and services is clear and evidenced
- Lead and coordinate with partner colleagues to ensure continuous progress, with collaboration prioritised to achieve efficiencies and good outcomes in delivering services
In a lead role across adult social care and health you’ll be delivering a transformative programme of work to deliver the key strategic aims of the Sussex Integrated Care Partnership (ICP) and Sussex Integrated Care Board (ICB) for health and social care outcomes in the City.
Closing date: Midnight Sunday 18 December 2022
Interview date: Wednesday 11 January 2023
For an informal discussion, please contact Rob Persey, Executive Director of Health & Adult Social Care, on 07753 282 127.
About the role
As a strategic lead in Adult Social Care, you’ll have the crucial role of working with the ICP and ICB and senior officers, both within the Council and health partners in the city to help implement the key stated priorities and the wider health and wellbeing agenda, underpinned by the priorities in our 2020-2023 Corporate Plan.
This is an exciting time for Adult Social Care and our Health Partners as we enter into a new way of working jointly in the way we deliver services. Our City is a vibrant place, ambitious for the people in our care and the diverse communities we serve. We will need a strong leader who can work confidently at a strategic level, challenge upwards and inspire confidence, who is an imaginative problem solver and motivated by achieving good outcomes for our people.
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As part of your application, you will need to complete your education and work history and upload a supporting statement. Your supporting statement is the most important part of your application as it will be used in the shortlisting process to assess whether you meet the essential requirements for the role that are set out in the person specification and to decide whether you should be offered an interview. Before you start your application, please read our guidance here (Supporting statement guidance (brighton-hove.gov.uk)) as this gives important advice which will increase your chance of success in the shortlisting process.
Your starting salary will be pro rata if the above position is less than 37 hours or term-time only.
Work Permits: We may be able to obtain a Work Permit for this post but this is subject to meeting the requirements of the UK Visas and Immigration (UKVI) Points-based Immigration System. Please see Gov.uk for more information on the Skilled Worker Visa.
Part office / part home – hybrid - We are a workplace that supports flexibility and employee wellbeing in the way we work whilst providing the best service for our customers. Team and service working arrangements are designed to support both employee work life balance and team collaboration. These would be part of your individual working arrangements alongside any personal preference agreed with your manager in advance of joining.
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Our city is known and loved for its diversity. Not only is the mixture of people, culture and skills vital to the economic and social development of the city, it's what makes Brighton & Hove such a great place to live, work and visit. We are committed to developing and retaining a workforce that is representative of the diverse communities we serve so we welcome applications from individuals from all backgrounds. In order to achieve our aims of proportionate representation, we particularly encourage applicants from a BME or White Other background as well as those who identify as disabled, male or trans.
Find out more about our commitment to being a fair and inclusive place to work where everyone can achieve their potential by reading about our fair and inclusive actions, our anti-racism strategy and the work we are doing to encourage a diverse workforce (brighton-hove.gov.uk).