Skills for Care is looking for a Chief Executive Officer to help us develop the growing adult social care workforce.

Salary: c£120,000 per annum

Location: Flexible location with the opportunity to combine office and home working. There will be national travel including working from and attending meetings at the Skills for Care London and Leeds offices.

Skills for Care supports adult social care employers to deliver what the people they support need and what commissioners and regulators expect. We do this by helping employers get the best from their most valuable resource - their people.

We are seeking a strategic leader who is passionate about workforce matters and the sector. As a candidate you will bring strong personal credibility through a background in adult social care. Your strategic abilities, leadership skills and drive for excellence will be critical in managing our high quality and dedicated team and enabling us to lead the way to excellent care for all.

This high profile role requires exceptional stakeholder skills and the ability to operate effectively across both public and private sectors. You will work closely with the Department of Health and Social Care: leading on funding negotiations, influencing policy and ensuring that the profile of adult social care is enhanced to achieve the best possible outcomes for citizens accessing care and support.

Your passion for this role will enable you to inspire confidence and ensure the business is efficient, effective and offers real value for money. We have a strong Board keen to work with you to deliver impact across the sector. If this excites you and you want to find out more about the role click here.

For an informal and confidential discussion about the role, please contact our advising consultants at GatenbySanderson, Juliet Brown (07891 138886) or Mark Bate (07867 455223).

The closing date for applications is 9.00am on Wednesday 27th February 2019.

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Candidate brief (PDF)