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Swindon Council - Service Manager - Children's Services

  • Location

    Swindon, Wiltshire

  • Sector:

    Social Care

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  • Salary:

    £45 - £46 per hour

  • Contact:

    Lorna Burner

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  • Published:

    5 days ago

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Our client is looking to recruit a Service Manager to strategically lead and manage their 'front door' services - Multi-Agency Safeguarding Hub (MASH); Assessment and Child Protection; Emergency Duty; and the Social Workers in Schools Team - experience in these areas is key.

At Swindon Borough Council our client is committed to their children and young people and are passionate about how we deliver services for them. You will uphold high standards of practice, and through quality assurance and effective performance management, you will ensure we are working at our best. You will establish and maintain strong partnerships with our partners to deliver effective protection and support for children, young people and families. The role is for a 6 month interim period.

Job Purpose

To strategically lead a service area within Swindon Borough Council Children's Services and work effectively with colleagues and partners in order to ensure delivery of high quality, strengths-based and outcome focussed services in accordance with statutory responsibilities and regulations.

To ensure the provision of services that safeguard and protect children in Swindon and to be an excellent and ambitious corporate parent to children in Swindon's care.

To drive service improvement and support innovation in the development of services. To deliver on the Council's, Directorate's and Service's vision, priorities, and strategic and operational plans.

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