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Knowsley Council - Head of Children's Services

Knowsley Council - Head of Children's Services

  • Location

    Knowsley, Merseyside

  • Sector:

    Social Care

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  • Salary:

    £350 - £450 per day

  • Contact:

    Lorna Burner

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  • Published:

    about 1 month ago

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This role is;

To provide operational management responsibility for the delivery of services in relation to Children in Need, Child Protection, Children in Care services (including adoption, care leavers and regulated Services) ensuring the Council fulfils its statutory duties. Principal responsibilities will also include: -

Providing strategic leadership for Children's Social Care through a collaborative framework with Officers, Members and Stakeholders.

Providing a significant contribution towards the achievement of the vision of the Council.

Supporting the Senior Management Team to develop and deliver Knowsley MBC's corporate policies and objectives to an excellent standard.

Supporting the Senior Management Team in strategically commissioning services from internal and external partners, identifying appropriate patterns of service provision to meet community needs at a high level and shaping these requirements in line with corporate priorities.

Supporting the Senior Management Team in translating strategic leadership into tangible outcomes within Children's Services and across the wider organisation.

Providing the link between front line operational services and staff and the Senior Management team and strategic development.

Promoting a learning culture within operational services.

Reporting on the views and experiences of front line staff to all levels of Management and Members.

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