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Bolton - Strategic Lead Targeted Early Help

  • Location

    Bolton, Greater Manchester

  • Sector:

    Social Care

  • Job type:

    Contract

  • Salary:

    £40 - £45 per hour

  • Contact:

    Mikeala Osborn

  • Contact email:

    Mikeala@remedymedical.co.uk

  • Salary high:

    45

  • Salary low:

    40

  • Job ref:

    MIKEALA_1631608946

  • Published:

    6 days ago

  • Duration:

    Ongoing

  • Expiry date:

    2021-10-14

  • Startdate:

    ASAP

Our client, Bolton Council is looking for a Strategic Lead to join their Early Help Team.

Main Duties

  • To lead the strategic development and implementation of Targeted Early Help Services and partnerships to ensure Early Help services across the Council and Partners comply with statutory guidance and deliver effective outcomes for children, young people and families.
  • To take a strength based and relationship-based approach to management, leadership and front-line practice and ensure this is a consistent approach across the Council and Partner Agencies.
  • To ensure appropriate and effective transfer of casework between Early Help and other statutory services including Children's Social Care, Mental Health, Domestic Abuse and Substance Misuse.
  • To establish systems for triangulating and analysing qualitative and quantitative information from a variety of sources to evidence that services are good quality and making a positive difference to children, young people and families.
  • To lead on the strategic development of services and partnerships to ensure effective processes to safeguard children missing from home and children missing education, and that these link to processes for children missing from care
  • To ensure services and commissioning arrangements are co-designed with children, young people and families.
  • To demonstrate and role model strong and well-developed leadership skills and behaviours using excellent interpersonal and emotional intelligence skills to motivate and support staff.
  • To ensure compliance with any quality and key standard requirements set out in statutory guidance and in relevant inspection frameworks and governance arrangements.
  • To take an evidence informed and creative approach to management and practice using analytical and critical thinking skills. To make good use of research evidence, learning from good and innovative practice in other local areas and keeping up to date with national policy and other developments.
  • To analyse multi-agency and cross departmental information in order to make informed, critical decisions and recommend proposals to the Assistant Director, DLT, CLT and Cabinet Members.
  • To be responsible for budgets and long term financial planning of Targeted Early Help Services.
  • To deputise for the Assistant Director - Staying Safe where appropriate
  • To be responsible for and have knowledge of HR procedures including recruitment, disciplinary and grievance procedures and engaging with the trades unions.

Essential requirements:
* Degree in Social Work or equivalent qualification
* Registration with Social Work England
* ASYE completed


Benefits of working with Remedy
* A personal one-one service from your highly experienced dedicated consultant.
* Top tier supplier across London giving us first access to jobs
* Referral bonus - up to £250* per person placed.
* Double payrolls each week.

*Terms & Conditions apply

You will be required to fully register with Remedy for all locum positions.
To be considered for this role, please apply with your CV on the social care team.

Remedy Social Care is a REC Standard agency and is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of the vulnerable. Successful applicants will be required to undertake an Enhanced Disclosure via the DBS. Our objective is to be an equal opportunities employer and we welcome applications from everyone with suitable skills and ability regardless of race, colour, nationality, ethnic or national origin, gender, disability, sexual orientation, age, religion or belief. All applications will be accepted and reviewed solely on merit.