Nick Presmeg has been Director for Adult Social Care since January 2017. In his role as the councils DASS he is responsible for:
- DASS - £550m budget
- Older People
- Learning Disability
- Physical and sensory impairment
- Mental Health
- Integration with NHS
Nick has held a number of roles at ECC since joining the council in 1999, including Director of Commissioning for Vulnerable Adults and Delivery Director – during which time he has championed our agenda of personalisation for social care customers.
Nick brings a wealth of skills and experience from across the health and social care, community services and prior to joining the council Nick undertook the role of Chief Officer for a local voluntary organisation and also worked as a Teaching Associate in the Department of Government at the University of Essex.
Having also previously served as Chief Operating Officer for Basildon and Brentwood Clinical Commissioning Group, Nick is dedicated to developing a constructive relationship with our NHS partners in order to achieve measurable improvements for both patients and social care customers in Essex, promoting collaboration and co-production of services.
Nick also a national lead on Civil Contingencies for the Association of Directors of Adult Social Services and part of the LGA Peer Review Team.