Deputy Leader – Adults & Health

(a)  The functions and areas of policy and decision making responsibility to the extent that they are not non-executive are:

  • To undertake responsibilities of the Leader in his absence and deputise for the Leader as required
  • To be the vice-chair of Cabinet
  • Strategic Lead for Health and Social care integration
  • Adult Social Care (as defined in the Care Act, Mental Health Act and Mental Capacity Act)
  • Social Work Professional Standards (Adults) and Adult Safeguarding
  • Integrated Health and Social Care Commissioning
  • Promote sufficient, high quality and sustainable care market
  • Champion vulnerable adults and carers across the Health and Wellbeing Board partnerships and the NHS
  • Promote the improvement in health and wellbeing outcomes across North Lincolnshire
  • Public Health Statutory Commissioned Services (e.g. sexual health, substance misuse)
  • Vulnerable Adult Engagement, Advocacy and Complaints
  • Housing sufficiency to meet needs of vulnerable adults
  • Public Health Improvement and promotion (e.g. healthy lifestyles, making every contact count, suicide prevention)
  • Strategic lead Housing Advice and Homelessness Prevention
  • Emergency Planning and Civil Contingencies
  • Public Health Protection functions including outbreak planning and control (including Covid-19)
  • Shared Services Lead (Joint Committee)
  • Organisational Development (including post Covid-19)
  • Human Resources
  • Workforce Development
  • Organisational Health and Safety
  • Ensure all council policies support Public Health priorities

(b)  Additional specific delegated decision powers to:

  • Approve Statements of Purpose for North Lincolnshire Council Care Quality Commission regulated provision
  • Receive Annual reports in respect of Statutory Complaints