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Head of Service

Salary: Up To £69,000 Per Year Location: Yorkshire & Humber Sector: Local Authority Job Type: Permanent Type of Service: Adult

Head of Service - Older People & Physical Disabilities

Salary - Up to £69,153

Hampton’s Resourcing are pleased to be working in partnership, with Barnsley Council for this exciting vacancy.  

Barnsley Council

Creativity, ambition and a focus on people. That’s what matters at Barnsley Council. Our award-winning council is on an exciting journey of change. It’s all about putting local people at the heart of everything, listening to and working for our communities. Now we’d like you to be part of our success and help us take change further. Join us on our journey to a brighter future.


An exciting opportunity has arisen for an experienced manager to join the senior management team of Barnsley’s Adults Social Care and Health Service.

As Head of Service for Older People and Physical Disabilities you will oversee budgets, practice and performance in a number of key areas, including responsibility for the management 3 locality teams’ hospital social work team and the care homes review team. This is a varied and challenging role which carries responsibility for ensuring that the council meets its statutory responsibilities across a wide area of adult social care, including safeguarding and hospital discharges.

Professional qualification in social work or relevant health discipline, in-depth knowledge of relevant legislation and the broader social care and health agenda, well-developed leadership skills and the ability to work in close partnership with a wide range of other organisations, as well as across the Council, are all essential requirements for this post.

The post combines operational and strategic responsibilities and offers excellent opportunities for development and career progression.

For an informal and confidential discussion in relation to this post, contact the Management Support Officer to the Service Director

If you are interested in this position or would like to have a confidential discussion to find out further details, please call Dan on 01926 356 547

Hampton's Resourcing prides itself on creating opportunities for Social Care Senior Managers to challenge themselves to continually develop their skills and experience. Our aim is to consistently find work for the most talented individuals within Children's and Adults Social Care services, across the UK