Executive post

Adults and Social Care Portfolio Holder

Description

To be responsible for the development and strategic direction of the Council’s Adults

Social Care functions and Carers, including:

 

·                     Championing the safeguarding of vulnerable adults;

 

·                     Overseeing compliance with both relevant statutory duties and performance targets;

 

·                     Working in partnership with service inspectors, health bodies, the voluntary sector and service clients;

 

·                     Championing service projects including commercialisation opportunities;

 

·                     Representing service interests on the Health & Wellbeing Board;

 

·                     Supporting the joint commissioning of services;

 

·                     Promoting mental health and wellbeing across the Council.

 

(Note:  Full details of the Adult and Social Care Portfolio Holder’s responsibilities can be found in Part 3A of the Council's Constitution).

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