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Strategy Manager- Early Years- Newham Council

Strategy Manager- Early Years- Newham Council

  • Location

    Newham, London

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    Social Care

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    £50 - £60 per hour

  • Contact:

    Lorna Burner

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    4 months ago

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This is a key leadership and operational management post which will oversee a busy and high functioning service of over twenty strategic and operational staff.

The Service Manager sets and deliver the vision and strategy for Early Years in Newham, improving outcomes for over 25,000 children 0-4 in the borough by enabling their access to high quality childcare and support.

Through technical and leadership expertise in strategic commissioning of the Early Years market in Newham, the Service Manager will ensure the efficient and impactful use of the £35 million Early Years budget; establish sufficient, sustainable, high quality childcare in Newham; build important partnerships across the sector; and drive and maintaining standards across the broad range of provision in the borough through the use of technical quality frameworks.

The post also leads the development of services for 0-5s with SEND and the high-profile £5 million Best Start in Life programme, transforming services as part of a whole systems approach to enable the integration of universal and targeted health, social care, children's centres, early years and early help services for children up to the age of 5 years old and their families.

Our client is looking for a dynamic, well organised experienced leader who is able to hit the ground running in order to continue the positive impact of the Early Years service in Newham.

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