Strategic Director of Adults & Public Health (DASS)



Location: Harrow

Salary: Competitive

Reference: A000548


This is a statutory DASS role. As a senior officer, you will be part of the corporate leadership team, responsible for the successful delivery of the council’s vision and business priorities of Adult Social Care, Public Health, Commissioning and designated services within your directorate in Harrow. 

You will be expected to work closely with all Council Departments, including Children's Social Care, Education, Housing, and Environmental Services, and partners such as Health and the Voluntary and Community Sector to provide effective leadership and management that will contribute to continuous improvement and the delivery of well-coordinated, quality social care that Safeguards the vulnerable in Harrow.

The post is responsible for managing the Director of Public Health and ensuring that they are able to undertake their duties as set out in the statutory guidance on role and responsibilities.

The post manages the Assistant Directors of Adult Social Services and Assistant Director of Strategy and Commissioning. The post is a member of the Council’s Corporate Leadership Team

This role actively contributes to Council-wide and Directorate initiatives that will help to embed the culture of efficiency and integrated working at the Integrated Neighbourhood levels at a senior level.

For more information, please view the role profile below:

Role Profile


Indicative timetable:

Closing date for applications: Friday 12 July 2024
Preliminary/Technical Interviews:  Monday 22 July 2024
Final Interviews: w/c Monday 29 July 2024

Please be aware that there is a limited period between shortlisting, technical interviews, and final interviews. Please let us know if you have any holiday commitments.


To arrange an informal conversation about this role, please contact:

Sean Anderson
Phone: 0121 312 3755

Dawn Faulkner
Phone: 0121 312 3755

To apply:

To apply for this job please click on the Apply button below and fill out the requested information. When prompted, please submit your CV and a Supporting Statement (no more than four sides of A4 each).

With your CV, please also provide the names and contact details of two referees, one of whom should be your current or most recent employer. Referees will only be contacted if you reach the final stages, and we will not contact referees without your permission.

Your supporting statement should express why you are interested in this role and what experience you can bring to the organisation. The statement should tackle the specific requirements of the role; outlining examples and outcomes showing how you meet those requirements.

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