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Director of Adult Social Care

London Borough of Tower Hamlets

Tower Hamlets is a fascinating place to live and work. It is an inner-city London borough that is full of contrasts and extremes. For centuries, it has had amongst the highest levels of social deprivation and health inequalities in the country.
The population is highly diverse, mobile and young and is changing rapidly due to both population growth and new trends in migration. Addressing the needs of the most vulnerable in our communities is at the heart of the council’s strategic plan.
All of this makes Tower Hamlets a fantastic, exciting and fulfilling place to work as a Director of Adult Social Care.
We are looking for someone who shares the ambition of Tower Hamlets Council for excellence in delivery for our residents.
As Director you will be part of a strong and committed Directorate Leadership Team and will lead a stable Senior Leadership team.
You will provide strategic leadership on adult safeguarding and all aspects of adult social care and support working across the whole Council to ensure a collaborative and joined up approach that enables the best possible outcomes for our residents.
Leading on improvement and transformation in the service you will continue to progress the service’s vision for Adults Social Care and CQC readiness preparation following a successful ADASS peer review in January.
As a key partner of Tower Hamlets Together, you will drive integration between health and social care, collaborating with key stakeholders across the Tower Hamlets Place Partnership (Tower Hamlets Together) and the North East London (NEL) Integrated Care Board (ICB) to deliver improved outcomes for local residents.
This is an exciting role for a qualified social worker working at a senior level who understands good practice, has excellent organisation and communication skills, and the ability to collaborate with partners.
This role will make a real difference, helping to transform how we deliver together and with our communities, to put Tower Hamlets at the leading edge of strengths-based care and support.
For more information visit Tower Hamlets Senior Recruitment  or for a confidential discussion please contact:

You can download a copy of the Job Description by clicking here.

Closing date for applications: 12pm on Friday 5th July

To apply:
To apply, please submit an up-to-date copy of your CV (four sides of A4 maximum), along with a supporting statement (four sides of A4 maximum) detailing your experience, and achievements and addressing the key criteria for the role set out on this site and using examples to demonstrate how you meet the requirements. Documents should be uploaded via our website, please include and upload the below information in two documents only. If you experience any issues whilst applying, please contact 

Applications should include:

  • Full contact details
  • Names, positions, organisations and contact details for two referees (we will ask your permission before contacting referees)
  • Notification of any dates when you are not available for an interview

 At Tile Hill, we are committed to inclusion and accessibility. We champion and support all individuals to ensure everyone feels valued, listened to and motivated to get the very best out of each recruitment process and that processes are designed to meet the needs of individuals. If you have any specific requests and would like a confidential discussion with the Tile Hill team, then please email

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Senior Consultant, Executive Search

Helen Alwell

Senior Consultant, Executive Search

London Borough of Tower Hamlets



£131,600 - £145,453

REF: 1529894

Expires: 05/07/24 12:00


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