Head of Service, Children???s Social Care & Safeguarding

United Kingdom
63526.00 - 68526.00 GBP Annual + GBP63526 - GBP68526/annum
12 May 2017
27 May 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
As the Head of Service, Children`s Social Care & Safeguarding you are at the heart of delivering this Authority`s plan and as part of the Senior Management team you will lead, manage and provide strategic direction to develop and deliver the highest quality sufficiency strategy and exploit new opportunities in the way we commission services.

Key services managed by this post include:

- Access and Response
- Safeguarding
- Locality Social Work
- Court Work

Committed to making continued and sustainable service improvement this authority also understands implementation of a prevention agenda across children`s social care is also critical to the Councils residents and to the achievement of required expenditure reductions.

Obviously they need you, with a breadth of experience and a skilled professional determined to deliver frontline services for looked after children and permanence. Someone operationally strong experience with social care practice but also confident in taking the strategic lead on work across the service delivering tangible improvement.

Your passion and commitment to work through the challenges is a given.

If you have a degree and knowledge of front line social work that`s a bonus, not a clincher.

Salary for the role of Head of Service, Children`s Social Care & Safeguarding - up to GBP68,000 p.a. for exceptional candidates, as well as

Respecting Diversity is a core Council value