Adult Social Care and Integrated Services

Newcastle upon Tyne

Social Care Assurance Lead



Full time

£43,570 - £47,665 per annum (pro rata for part time hours) (pay award pending)

Fixed Term Contract - 2 Years

Why work for Newcastle City Council?

Newcastle City Council offers you an exciting opportunity to work in a vibrant city with proactive and committed people who have a genuine desire and motivation to support positive outcomes for the residents of Newcastle, striving to achieve the values of being Proud, Fair and Ambitious.

What do we offer?

As an employee of NCC, you will have access to:

• A competitive salary

• Access to Local Government pension scheme

• Generous annual leave in addition to Bank Holidays, with the ability to buy additional leave annually

• A bespoke induction

• Various flexible working options

• Agile working, enabling both home working and office based working

• A generous Flexi Scheme

• Access to Occupational Health, Mindfulness sessions and other wellbeing initiatives

• Access to various salary sacrifice schemes - covering cars, white electrical goods and tax efficient saving contributions towards your pension

• Discounted travel passes.

What about the Team?

We are passionate about delivering a quality service to our customers, working collaboratively, building relationships and partnerships that deliver the best outcomes for residents and customers.

You will be joining a high performing, supportive and dedicated team, where positive sharing of experience and learning is valued and welcomed.

What about the Role?

We’re proud of our city and the work that we do. Responding to the pandemic has brought some challenges but also some great opportunities to learn and use that learning to develop the exciting plans we have to improve the way we support both people and the communities they live in.

As part of our journey, we are starting the work we need to do with both the people we serve and our colleagues to respond to our adult social care reform challenges.

To help us do this we are recruiting a Social Care Assurance Lead to help us to develop our response to the new CQC assurance regime.

If you are you an experienced and creative change agent, committed to leading on the development of services that support people to live their best life then this is an exciting time to join us and help shape our future.

Details of the skills and experience required and the duties of these roles can be found in the Job Description and Person Specification provided.

You can hear more about what it is like to work as our Social Care Assurance Lead by speaking with Jonathan Jamison, Assistant Director - Adult Social Care on 0191 2116387 / 07854012645 or Laura Choake, Senior Advisor Health and Social Care on 0191 2115281.

Apply online at, select 'Apply Now' and complete our online application form.

Fixed Term

Closing date:

19 October 2022

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