ASC Programme Manager – Learning Disabilities - Flexible working options

25 Jul 2022
09 Aug 2022
Contract Type

Starting salary: £51,542
Job Level: Level 5, Zone 2
Work Location: 5 Pancras Square, London, N1C 4AG
Hours per week: 36
Contract type: Permanent
Closing date: Tuesday 9 August 2022, 23:59
Interviews to be held: TBC
Alternative flexible working options available / open to discussion

Anonymised Application – in keeping with Camden’s commitment to inclusion the recruitment to this role is anonymised and supports the objective of reducing the impact of unconscious bias.

About us

Camden is listening to everyone, including you.

We’re giving a platform to people inside and outside our community. Because, we’re not just home to the UK’s fast-growing economy. We’re home to the most important conversations happening today. And we’re making radical social change a reality, so that nobody gets left behind. Here’s where you can help decide a better future for us all

The role

This is an exciting opportunity to work across 5 North London Councils - Barnet, Camden, Enfield, Haringey & Islington –to lead the programme of work with the learning disabilities teams and care home market in north central London; provide strategic direction for our joint learning disabilities accommodation work; support the NCL ASC Programme Board with expert input and taking forward areas of work on their behalf that relate to adult social care and / or Councils’ role within the Integrated Care System.

This role will lead on supporting Councils to ensure packages of care for residents with learning disabilities are high quality and offer value for money. This will involve developing negotiation strategies including preparation of placement cost breakdowns, evidence collection and develop best alternative to a negotiated agreement and leading regional negotiations with larger providers.

The role will provide strategic direction to NCL ASC Programme Board and Integrated Care System (ICS) through effective programme management, including the implementation and embedding of robust benchmarking for adult social care, children’s and interactions between the service departments across NCL, ensuring the maximum efficiency underpins the new ways of working. The role will hold strategic responsibility for adhering with and reviewing NCL’s fair pricing, negotiation strategy including risk management.

About you

We are looking for a developing leader who is looking to further develop their skills, experience and impact in delivering and evaluating change. You will benefit from direct exposure senior local government officers and politicians across five local authorities. You will bring an ability to think strategically, persuade, negotiate and influence a complex and evolving local agenda. You will also bring the skills required to develop and deliver a programme of work that yields benefits for the local authorities, NHS partners and local residents.

To be successful in this post, you will be excellent at building credible relationships across a wide range of stakeholders across the 5 Councils and NHS partners. You will be experienced at working collaboratively and successfully across agencies to deliver improved outcomes and will be confident in your ability to act as a system leader, developing excellent partnerships with across the local authority and health landscape and inspiring confidence in stakeholders and staff at a time of significant change. You will be able to deal with conflicting views at a senior level including offering pragmatic and palatable solutions. You will be confident at analysing health and social care datasets to support a deeper understanding of local services and using your knowledge to identify priorities for change.

Working for Camden

We’re ready to welcome your ideas, your views, and your rebellious spirit. Help us redefine how we’re supporting people, and we’ll redefine what a career can be.
Inclusion and Diversity

We want Camden Council to be a great place to work and to ensure that our communities are represented across our workforce. A vital part of this is ensuring we are a truly inclusive organisation that encourages diversity in all respects, including diversity of thinking. We particularly welcome applications from Black, Asian and those of Other Ethnicities, LGBT+, disabled and neurodiverse communities to make a real difference to our residents so that equalities and justice remains at the heart of everything we do.

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