Interim Director of Care and Support
Ability provides housing, care and support services for people who want to live more independently.
They have two operating divisions - Ability Housing and Ability Care & Support. These provide housing, care or support to more than 1,000 people with learning disabilities, mental health needs, physical or sensory impairments, in 32 districts in London and southern England. Today they are going through a big transformation programme and in order to support this change they are looking for an Interim Director of Care and Support.
Reporting to the Chief Executive Officer the purpose of this role is to lead and develop the strategic priorities and plans for care & support services. The appointed candidate will have the following responsibilities:
-To ensure Care Quality Commission (CQC) compliance
-To support policies and procedures
-To develop the longer term strategy (workforce and organisation development)
-To work alongside internal functions such as Finance and HR to review policies and procedures.
To be successful in the role you will need:
-A Professional Social Care Qualification with experience from the Mental Health Care sector.
-Relevant experience at a senior management level responsible for the delivery of Health or Social care services regulated by the Care Quality Commission (CQC).
-A thorough understanding of current Health and Social care Policy and how this impacts on the delivery of social care services.
-Experience of developing and leading successful teams, demonstrating strong leadership and excellent communication skills.
Please note this is a 12 month contract.
A Prospectus consultant will review and assess all submitted CVs in order to determine each applicant's suitability and aptitude for the contract role. You can download a full job description and details of the organisation from the Prospectus website.
As part of the selection process, candidates may be invited to meet with a consultant at our offices.
Please note that this advert may close earlier than advertised, so you are encouraged to send a CV to register your interest.