Closing date: 09/02/2020
37 hours / Permanent
70,227 - 75,126 *
Canolfan Rheidol, Aberystwyth
We are looking to recruit a Corporate Lead Officer to join our ambitious leadership team to lead and develop ‘Porth Cynnal Specialist Services’ on a permanent, full time basis.
This exciting position provides the opportunity to be a key partner in the implementation of a pioneering integrated services delivery model and further developing strengths-based, outcome-focussed services for the people of Ceredigion.
As part of our vision to ensure that every child, young person and adult in Ceredigion is able to reach their full potential we are implementing an integrated service delivery model (see Recruitment Pack) that will combine a range of current services and teams into early intervention, prevention and through age specialist services. This model will cover 4 main service areas:
Following the further development of the integrated services model the statutory role of Director of Social Services and Deputy Director of Social Services will be assigned. The interim arrangements currently in place will continue until such time as this is appropriate.
As Corporate Lead Officer – Porth Cynnal you will be the lead advisor to the Council on all matters relating to Porth Cynnal Specialist Services. Responsibilities will include the following services and functions:
We are looking for a dynamic leader who embraces the challenges that a multi-dimensional leadership role in modern local government brings. Our ideal candidate will have a strong desire to use creative and innovative approaches to improve service delivery and will harness the potential of existing staff to develop a resilient, agile and forward thinking service.
In addition to the above, we require an individual with a degree of fluency in the Welsh language. A successful applicant without the required Welsh language skill will be fully supported to reach the desired standard within two years of appointment.
In exchange for your skills and commitment we will offer you a range of employee benefits including flexible working hours, competitive annual leave allowance, generous pension contribution scheme, life style savings, discounted gym membership and much more. Information about the employee benefits we offer can be found here.
For further information about this role and our organisation please read our Recruitment Pack.
Lifestyle savings scheme
Generous employer pension scheme
Cycle to work scheme
Learning and development
We provide or arrange services for older people, people with disabilities or people who have problems with alcohol or drugs. We assist people with care and support in their own homes and with day services. We also provide residential care to those needing extra support. Our primary functions are as follows: