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Assistant Director- Children & Families Services

Assistant Director- Children & Families Services

  • Location

    Surrey, England

  • Sector:

    Social Care

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  • Salary:

    £650 - £720 per day

  • Contact:

    Lorna Burner

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  • Published:

    6 months ago

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The duties for this role inlude to;

Lead the strategic and operational commissioning of provision for populations of children and families in order to deliver improved outcomes, ensuring an efficient and effective allocation of resources within agreed budgets in line with departmental priorities. Lead the department's business support to deliver effective, efficient and responsive services that support operational delivery. Contribute to collective leadership of the council, working collaboratively across the organisation and with partners and stakeholders to support delivery of great services to residents. Leadership Work collaboratively with Directors to develop the directorate's strategic approach to service delivery and business improvement to deliver the council's priorities. Make a significant contribution to the development of policy in the relevant service or functional area to support continuous improvement and meet quality and legislative requirements. Plan, organise and manage a complex operational or functional area through managing teams to deliver a professional service within the overall business plan. As a lead expert within a specialised field provide advice, support and innovative solutions to ensure services are developed and delivered in line with good practice and statutory requirements. Provide professional leadership to the team/s and/or colleagues, strengthening skills and competence and fostering a strong culture of standards, performance and accountability. Role model the council's behaviours and leadership expectations, and ensure that all approaches and outcomes are consistent with organisational and public service values. Champion and manage transformational change and embed new ways of working to ensure high quality service delivery and value for money. Work collaboratively internally and externally to ensure that issues are effectively managed and foster partnership working to promote sustainable service improvements and generate efficiencies.

If you are interested in this role please send your updated CV .