Strategic Lead for ASC & Hospital Integr – Fixed Term

This is a Gloucestershire County Council job.

  • Job Title:                            Strategic Lead for ASC & Hospital Integr
  • Job Location:                     92-96 Westgate Street 
  • Salary:                               £59,682 – £64,608 per annum 
  • Hours per Week:               37.00 
  • Contract Type:                   Fixed Term 
  • Duration:                            One year 
  • Closing Date:                     29/05/2023 
  • Job Requisition Number:   6666 
  • This post is not open to job share

Are you looking for the next step in your leadership and management career?


Gloucestershire County Council Adult Social Care is looking for the right candidate to fulfil a 12 month fixed term opportunity, working with the integrated care system to review discharge to assess pathways.



The strategic work will look to ensure that the systems and structures are designed with the right capacity, in the right place, in order to deliver the best outcomes for the people of Gloucestershire. This ever-evolving area will require someone who is flexible to changing work priorities.


The post is based at Shire Hall in Gloucester; however, we offer flexible working with a mix of office and remote working.



About the role:


This role plays a key role in the Adult’s Social Care Leadership Team and will lead strategic developments and programme activities designed to secure good outcomes for the people of Gloucestershire. The postholder will have strategic responsibility for the development of discharge to assess pathways, working within local and national objectives.


About you:


You will have proven experience in the leadership, management, and development of teams, along with a desire to progress these skills further. You will also have experience delivering strategic programmes that contain a significant element of business change and digital transformation.


You will have substantial experience working within adult social care, and with partner agencies, stakeholders, and other professionals. You will have knowledge of a range of programme/project methodologies, with the ability to select the delivery methodology based on the characteristics of the change. Ideally you will have in-depth knowledge and understanding of the legal and policy framework in relation to adult social care.



About us:


Our people do all they can to make the difference to local communities in Gloucestershire. And that is exactly what we aim to do for our people! Here are some of the ways we aim to achieve this:

  • Regular formal and informal support
  • Safe, supportive, and positive working environment with regular, reflective supervision
  • Access to training and development and leadership conferences, enabling you to develop your skills
  • 30.5 days annual leave
  • Access to the Local Government Pension Scheme
  • Staff discount scheme that offers access to great savings including discounts with major supermarket chains and high street retailers
  • Access to our Employee Assistance Programme (EAP) that provides free, confidential, counselling and advice for employees, available 24 hours a day, online and by telephone.
  • Cycle to Work scheme
  • Gloucestershire Salary Sacrifice Green Car Scheme (T&C’s apply)
  • Links to employee networks such as Prism (LGBT+) network and the Young Employees Network.


We’re closer than you think:


We are an easy commute from many locations, view our commuting times map to see what we mean.


However, we understand that commuting is not for everyone so, if you are considering relocating, we offer a support package of up to £8,000 (T&C’s apply) towards the cost of relocating to Gloucestershire!



How to apply:


Please write your application with consideration for the essential criteria on the Job Profile. This should include examples why you should be considered; the experience, skills and knowledge that you would bring to the post.


For an informal discussion, please contact ASCrecruitment@gloucestershire.gov.uk to arrange a convenient time for a call back.


Or click ‘Apply’ below to start your journey!


Additional Information:

To access the Job Profile for this role, please follow the link below:-

Strategic Lead for Adult Social Care and Hospital Integration – Job Profile

Please note that this post:

  • is subject to an Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check.
  • is a politically sensitive post under the Local Government Act 1989.

Gloucestershire County Council is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people or vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

We want to be an employer of choice, attracting and retaining excellent people to work for us, so that we can best serve all of Gloucestershire’s diverse communities.  Our promise to you is that we will provide an inclusive and supportive working environment that enables you to bring your whole self to work and realise your full potential.

It is a legal requirement, under the Immigration Act 2016, that anyone appointed to a ‘customer facing role’ must be able to demonstrate an ability to fulfil all spoken aspects of the role with confidence in fluent English.

Hybrid working arrangements are available for the majority of our roles, giving teams the opportunity to work in a way that suits them, balancing service need and individual choice, with a mix of both remote and office working.

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