Executive post

The Mayor and Executive Member for Adult Social Care and Public Protection

Description

Executive Portfolio:

The Elected Mayor of Middlesbrough and Executive Member for Adult Social Care and Public Protection

Portfolio Holder:

Andy Preston

Lead Officer:

The Chief Executive

SCOPE OF PORTFOLIO

The Mayor has overall Executive responsibility for all Policy Framework documents, although individual Executive Members take the lead for those documents which may come under their respective portfolios. The Mayor has overall responsibility for delivering the Mayor’s Priorities and associated initiatives.

Service areas and Functions

The Mayor has overall responsibility for Executive functions together with those general responsibilities detailed above. Service responsibilities have been delegated to the Executive Councillors.

 

The Mayor is the Council’s representative to the Combined Authority and will sit in the Tees Valley Combined Authority.

 

The Mayor (or whoever he decides to nominate) to exercise the Council’s rights as a shareholder in BCCP Limited on behalf of the Teesside Pension Fund.

 

The Mayor exercises the Council’s rights as shareholder in Middlesbrough Development Company Ltd.

 

The Mayor will also have responsibility for Marketing and Communications.

 

The Mayor also has responsibility for the Armed Forces Covenant.

 

The Mayor also has responsibility for the portfolio of Adult Social Care and Public Protection.

 

The Mayor has responsibility for the portfolio of Children’s Safeguarding.

 

The Mayor is the first citizen of the town and will promote the town as a whole and act as a focal point for the community. He will also take precedence with regard to any civic duties but these may be delegated to the Chair/Vice-Chair of the Council.

 


 

 

Executive Portfolio:

The Mayor (in respect of his portfolio of Adult Social Care and Public Protection)

Portfolio Holder:

The Mayor – A Preston

Lead Officer:

  • Director of Adult Social Care and Health Integration
  • Director of Public Health and Public Protection

SCOPE OF PORTFOLIO

The Mayor in respect of the portfolio of Adult  Social Care and Public Protection will take the lead on the delivery of the Mayor’s Priorities with regard to ensuring vulnerable adults are protected and pushing forward on the dementia-friendly agenda.

·      People with disabilities (adults)

·      Elderly and frail people

·      People with Learning Disabilities and Mental Health conditions (adults)

·      Adults with Social Care needs

·      Carer Support

·      Public Health

·      Health Service Quality

·      Health Protection

·      Health Improvement

·      Public Protection

·      Welfare Reform

 

Policy Framework

·        Think Local Act Personal, The Direction for Social Care Services

·        Health and Social Care Reform.

·        Health and Well Being Strategy

·        NHS Commissioning and Delivery Plans – Local, Regional and National

·        Public Health England Plans – Local, Regional and National

·        Statement of Principle Gambling (2005 Act)

·        Licensing Authority Policy Statement 2003 Act

 

Other Plans and Strategies

·        Supporting People Strategy

·        Better Care, Higher Standards

·        Prevention Strategy

·        National Health Service Plan

·        Older Peoples’ Strategy

·        Physical Disabilities Strategy

·        Social Services’ Equalities Plan

·        Social Services’ Care Service Plan

·        Mental Health Strategy

·        Mental Health Champion

·        Learning Disabilities Strategy

  • No Secrets, Protection of Vulnerable Adults from Abuse
  • Joint Strategic Needs Assessment
  • NHS Health Check programme
  • Middlesbrough Health and Wellbeing Strategy
  • Public health advice to NHS commissioners 
  • Comprehensive sexual health services
  • Health protection - incidents, outbreaks, emergencies and hazards
  • Tobacco control and smoking cessation services
  • Alcohol and drug misuse prevention, early intervention and treatment services
  • Obesity and physical activity - lifestyle and weight management services
  • Workplace health
  • Public mental health and suicide prevention
  • Oral health promotion and dental public health
  • Accidental injury prevention
  • Prevention and early diagnosis of cancer and long term conditions 
  • Preventing seasonal mortality
  • Public health intelligence – JSNA and DPH annual report
  • Annual Public Health Report
  • NHS Health Check programme
  • Environmental Health
  • Environmental Health and Trading Standards
  • Trading Standards (including Metrology)
  • Licensing (Inc. Taxi Licensing)
  • Homelessness Strategy

 

Service Functions

·        Health and Social Care Integration

·        STP

·        BCF

·        BHP

·        Specialist & Lifelong services

·        Older people

·        Adult Social Services

·        Social Services Performance and Modernisation

·        Social Services’ Partnerships

·        Older Persons’ Champion

·        Healthy Living Agenda

·        Integrated Health Improvement Team

·        Strategic and Corporate Public Health Issues

·        Cross cutting Strategic NHS Issues

·        Public Health Statutory Function

·        Sport and Leisure

·        Integrated Health Improvement Team

·        Strategic and Corporate Public Health Issues

·        Cross cutting Strategic NHS Issues

·        Public Health Statutory Function

·        Food Safety Service Plan Health Safety Service Plan

·        Food health and safety

·        Commissioned Services for Vulnerable Adults

·        Travellers

·        Homelessness

·        Taxis Licensing Executive Issues

 

In circumstances where it is considered that an Executive Member would have a prejudicial interest the matter will be referred to the Deputy Mayor.

 

 

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