Executive Director of Children and Young People

Bury, Greater Manchester
£113,883.00 - £124,499.00
15 Oct 2018
29 Oct 2018
Contract Type
Full time

An exciting opportunity has arisen for an exceptional candidate to fill the post of Executive Director of Children and Young People; working in a rapidly changing environment. Bury’s children’s and education services are putting children and young people at the heart of reforming our public services.

As a member of the Council’s Strategic Leadership Team you will be at the core of delivering strategy for the Council and for Bury.

This is an exceptional opportunity for an exceptional leader. As well as driving change in Bury this post will play a key role in reforming children’s services across Greater Manchester where Bury’s Leader and Chief Executive have lead portfolio roles for children and young people.

We are looking for someone with a track record of leadership and innovation in children’s social care. Someone who can also lead and develop our relationship with schools and colleges. Most of all someone with the vision and all-round delivery skills to make Bury stand out as the place where all children and young people start out with the very best chances in life.

This post is subject enhanced DBS clearance and is politically restricted. 
Further details are available by reference to the Job Description and Person Specification. 

Stakeholder Panels will be held on 19th November 2018 with final interviews for selected candidates on 20th November 2018.

For an informal discussion please contact the Chief Executive Geoff Little OBE on 0161 253 5102.