Skip to Main Content

Main Navigation

Homepage Register How to apply Cymraeg English

Senior Head of Service - Adult's

Vacancy Details

Vacancy Group: Full Time Permanent
Category: Social Care
Closing Date: 06/02/2022
Date Posted: 14/01/2022
Reference: 06041


Salary Range: £60,003 to £62,614 (pay review pending) – Additional pay points may apply subject to criteria

One of our Council’s priorities is focused on strengthening our services to benefit the wellbeing of adults who need our support.  Following recent investment in this service we have introduced two new exciting leadership roles, one in Adults and one in Children’s, to join our senior management team.  We are currently recruiting to the Adult’s position. 

We are seeking an experienced leader to drive forward Adult’s services on their improvement journey and build on the success we have achieved to date. If successful you will play a pivotal role in supporting the Chief Officer, Social Care, in their statutory role of Director of Social Services. 

As part of the wider Social Care function, you will be responsible for the design, development and delivery of the Adult’s element of the service.  You will be a key lead on the management of change, facilitating innovation and continuous improvement to deliver effective and efficient Adult’s services, whilst working alongside Children’s Senior Managers to ensure synergies and collective working across both elements of the service, to operate as a single service. 

We are seeking a professional who is skilled at leading services and delivering change, can bring new ideas, and will have significant knowledge and understanding of the social care sector and display the right values and behaviours to act as a role model to others. 

We have an attractive benefits package, including salary and can offer: 

·         The opportunity to bring your innovative ideas to drive forward improvements

·         A great team environment to work within

·        Excellent development opportunities including access to one-to-one coaching and continued professional development to enhance your skills

·        Generous annual leave (up to 31 days after 10 years’ continuous service)

·        Flexible working and other employee rewards and discounts

·        Local Government Pension Scheme 

If you want to find out more about the role email 

Interviews are anticipated to take place either 17 / 21 February 2022

The Council welcomes applications from suitably qualified candidates regardless of race, gender, disability, sexuality, religious belief or age.

The Council is committed to developing its bilingual workforce and welcomes applications from candidates who demonstrate their capability to work in both English and Welsh. Applications submitted in Welsh will not be treated less favourably than an application submitted in English.


Contact 1
Contact Name: Alwyn Jones
Telephone: 01978 298010
Email Address:

Account Navigation

Not Registered?

  • Registering enables you to save personal information which saves you time when entering details, allows you to apply for jobs and manage your job applications.
  • Register Now