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Chief Officer For Children'S Services

Chief Officer For Children'S Services

Posted 13 October by Positive Employment

Our client is a large local government organisation and looking for an experienced Chief Officer For Children'S Services.

This is initially a 4 month contract which may be extended for the right applicant.

The role line manages the heads of service for:

  • Engagement and Development Team
  • Youth Offending Service
  • Children's Social Care
  • Corporate Parenting
  • Safeguarding and Quality Assurance
  • Social Work Practice/ Principal Social Worker


  • Degree in Social Work or equivalent, and registration with HCPC
  • Management qualification or substantial management experience relevant to the post
  • Significant management experience in Children’s Services working at a strategic level
    and to resolve complex issues
  • Knowledge of social care practice in relation to family support packages, placements
    and children’s homes
  • Experience managing financial targets and budgets
  • Excellent communication skills (both written and verbal) with a proven ability to
    influence senior stakeholders and customers

This is a Temporary role but could possibly become permanent

Please note only candidates eligible to work in the UK will be considered

Required skills

  • Management
  • Safeguarding
  • Social Care
  • Transformational
  • Youth Offending

Reference: 51426819

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