Head of Children Services

Pembroke, Pembrokeshire (Sir Benfro)
£78,626 to £86,492
21 Oct 2019
10 Nov 2019
Contract Type
Full time

37 hours per week

As Head of Children Services, you will manage and develop a portfolio of services for children and functions assigned by the Director of Social Services and Housing.

In this role, you'll lead and drive further innovation and improvement of the service to maximise early intervention and preventative approaches. Surrounded by a positive, dedicated and ambitious leadership team, you'll have enormous scope to make your mark as a transformational leader.

This is a great opportunity to contribute to the corporate management of the organisation and to deliver services that safeguard children, improve educational attainment and focus on outcomes, ensuring that the 'children's voice' is heard in all aspects of the department's work.

As an experienced children's service professional, you will have a strong record of successful organisational change, will be able to display significant experience of managing at a senior level and will know how to lead by example and deliver results through others.

You will be skilled in managing the delivery of a range of services, programmes of work or major projects with an engaging and empowering leadership style.  Candidates will be educated to degree level (or equivalent), must hold an approved Social Work qualification and be registered with the Care Council for Wales or General Social Care Council.

This post is subject to a DBS disclosure check.

Welsh language skills are desirable.

Applications may be submitted in Welsh and will not be treated less favourably than applications submitted in English.

Closing date: 10th November 2019

Interviews:  16th/17th December 2019