Director of Social Services

Do you have the enthusiasm, drive and vision to implement an integration agenda in Powys? We have a unique opportunity for a Director of Social Services to transform and integrate social care services in Powys.


£100,319 - £104,992 depending on experience, plus relocation

Social care and health is a priority area in our Vision 2025. By listening to our residents and working with all our partners, we intend to deliver high quality care and support for people in all our communities.

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We have an exciting opportunity for a Director of Social Services to implement our first joint Health and Care Strategy with Powys Teaching Health Board.

To succeed you will need to be a proven leader, able to drive change and have an excellent record of engaging and inspiring staff at all levels. You will be able to recognise and develop innovative ways of improving care for the people of Powys, including investment to save and ensuring long term sustainability.

As part of the Corporate Management Team, you will provide professional and operational leadership across Adults and Children’s Services in Powys.

This is an opportunity to bring your vision and exemplary skills to a rural community. We believe that by working together we can make Powys a better place to Start Well, Live Well and Age Well.

If you are interested in finding out more, and how to apply visit the website or speak to Phil Evans, Interim Director of Social Services at Powys County Council on 01597 826906.

The closing date for applications is Sunday 12th November

Shortlisting Date – Wednesday 15th November

Interviews will take place on– Tuesday 12th December

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