The principal duties of the National Director are:

  • To build a programme of work, agreed by the Programme Board, to implement Putting People First.
     
  • To advise and support the ADASS Executive and membership in implementing the National and Regional Business Plans.
     
  • To develop close working relationships with members of the Concordat Consortium.
     
  • To deliver frameworks that enable and support partnership, co-ordinating across all stakeholders.
     
  • To demonstrate impact and value for money in all activities.
     
  • To liaise, co-ordinate and work with other national social care bodies including SCIE, CSCI, ECCA, UKHCA etc to ensure personalisation and Putting People First is integral to social care delivery.
     
  • To work with NHS national bodies to take forward the wider Putting People First agenda.
     
  • To work in a complementary way with the National Personalisation Programme Lead ensuring that all aspects of the national and regional delivery programmes synchronise.
     
  • To ensure coherence across all aspects of the delivery of Putting People First in the field.
     
  • To ensure that the work informs policy development where required.
     
  • To ensure that ADASS, the DH, the regional government offices/JIP and RIEPs, and other agencies are kept well informed.
     
  • To advise and report to the Social Care Transformation Board as required.