Bursting with culture, energy and opportunity, Waltham Forest is a place people want to live, raise a family and start a business. It’s also a fantastic place to work as we provide key services and deliver exciting programmes that improve the lives of our residents including the Mayor of London’s first ever Borough of Culture. Waltham Forest was the MJ Local Authority of the Year 2019 so expect high standards. Ensuring that we spend our resources well for the benefit of our residents is also hugely important to us.
To be eligible for this exciting new role you will have a comprehensive and up to date knowledge of the relevant legislation, policy and practice for the relevant financial arrangements which determine client contributions to the cost of their care, including relevant Sections of the Care Act 2014, Deferred Payments Schemes, Residential Charging Policies and Fairer Contributions Policy.
With a proven track record in successfully delivering against finance-related targets and fulfilling your duty as a guardian of the public purse, you will work collaboratively to ensure the team achieves its objectives. You will have some experience in managing teams and budgets, most likely within an adult social care setting alongside a good understanding of policy, best practise, cost drivers, risks and opportunities.
You will support with development of key performance indicators and ensure that the relevant policies and procedures are followed. You will also assist with identifying changes needed across systems and services and help put in place processes and procedures to enable change to be effectively made.
Please note that this role is a 12-month fixed-term contract which will be reviewed.