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Group Manager - Hospitals and Community Access

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County Hall, MATLOCK
Salary details
Grade 15 £59,559- £65,327 per annum
Job term
Full Time
Appointment type
Fixed Term - Covering for secondment 12 months from start date
37 Hours per week
Closing Date
10 December 2023
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To lead the Adult Care response, through both the leadership of several teams which support people to be discharged from hospital or avoid an unnecessary admission, and through wider collaboration with Council partners, to ensure there are effective arrangements which enable Derbyshire people to receive the right care, at the right time and in the right place. Working collaboratively across the system, with Partners and Colleagues to provide the best outcomes for people across the County.

Would you like to be part of our talented highly skilled team, making a difference to people’s lives every day?

In Derbyshire we’re moving adult social care forward for better lives. We are ambitious for local people and want the best outcomes for them. We’ve started to do things differently and as a member of our senior team you will be involved in helping us shape our service for the future. We are on a journey to transform the way we work across the service.

Our approach

We want people to have the opportunity of having what we would all want. To live in our own home in a familiar environment, in a community we know, surrounded by friends and family. Our approach is person centred and strength based, helping people achieve their goals and supporting them to be independent, resilient, and well.

Our Team

We are proud of our colleagues and what they’ve achieved. We’re realistic about the challenges, and we’re passionate about how we can support you to meet them.

We are friendly, professional, engaging, and full of Derbyshire spirit , we are proud of our beautiful county, the diversity of its landscape and character of our architecture.  From the Peak District (Britain’s first National park) and the Dales to the crooked spire church in Chesterfield, and Chatsworth House it is a stunning place to live and work.

What will I be doing?

You’ll be leading or (be part of) one of the teams who are embedding and shaping our Adult Social Care offer. You can work flexibly, and some of our teams have opportunities for remote working; our technology platform and equipment are first class enabling you to connect and collaborate with colleagues. 

Derbyshire is a fantastic place to live and work, with the miles of peaceful countryside and quaint villages making the county extremely appealing. In addition to location, there are a number of perks to being a Derbyshire County Council employee.

For further information or an informal chat please contact:

Due to this post having access to children and/or vulnerable adults, the successful candidate will be required to undertake a Disclosure and Barring Service check. The possession of a criminal record will not necessarily prevent an applicant from obtaining this post, as all cases are judged individually according to the nature of the role and information provided. Click here to see our policy on criminal background checks.

Apply now and take the first step towards a fulfilling career with us! By joining Derbyshire County Council you will have access to a range of amazing rewards and employee benefits, including our generous annual leave scheme, excellent local government pension and fantastic employee discounts. To discover more detail about the rewards and benefits available to you, click here