Strategic Head of Service for Early Help

Posted 28 May 2024
Salary £500.00 - £550.00 per day + Depending on experience
Job type Contract
Discipline Social Care
Contact NameHolly Astrop

Job description

Remedy Recruitment Group are currently seeking an experienced Strategic Head of Service for Havering Council's Early Help Service.

Job Purpose

  • To lead and direct work/practice that positively improves outcomes for children, young people and their families in Havering.
  • To provide strategic oversight and support to services within the role and wider children services as required.
  • Ensure that early help services are responsive, dynamic and effective in delivering community based universal and targeted services based on evidence of identified need to meet the needs of Havering's children and families.
  • The post holder reports to the Assistant Director of Early Help and Partnerships.
  • The post holder will deputise for the Assistant Director as required including the exercise of their delegated authority.
  • The post holder has line management responsibility for approximately 98 staff across all services. This includes three Service Managers, nine Business Support Leaders, Contact & Rehabilitation Leader and the Supporting Families Manager.
  • The post holder has responsibility to effectively manage and monitor multiple budgets of approximately £6.2m and deliver value for money.
  • The post holder will be expected to work outside 'normal' office hours as required by their line manager

You will need to be:

  • SWE registered
  • Eligible to work in the UK

Why Choose Remedy?

  • Competitive pay rates
  • Access to exclusive roles that aren't available from other agencies
  • 1st tier agency
  • Up to £250 for each social work professional you refer to us who we place*

If you are interested and would like to find out more please apply to this advert with a copy of your updated CV. Alternatively, please send your CV directly