Assistant Director, Children's Social Care

Recruiter
LIVERPOOL CITY COUNCIL
Location
Liverpool
Salary
93645.00 GBP Annual
Posted
15 Sep 2017
Closes
20 Sep 2017
Job Type
Contract

Liverpool is an international city which competes on the world stage as a great place to live, work and visit.

To deliver the aspirations and ambitions for the children and young people of our city, the recently appointed Director of Children's Services is looking for an extraordinary and experienced senior leader with an excellent track record of delivering high-quality services, improving performance and managing successful change in the field of children's social care.

The Assistant Director, Children's Social Care will have full responsibility for the operational and strategic delivery of the Children's Social Care function within Liverpool City Council, taking the lead and advising the Director and senior elected Members on all safeguarding and corporate parenting-related issues.

To be our Assistant Director, you will have outstanding leadership qualities along with a significant understanding of local government, legislative and policy frameworks relating to children's social care. You will have substantial operational and management experience of delivering high-quality services with an extensive track record in service excellence, innovation, continuous improvement and performance delivery. You will also have a proven track record in the safeguarding of children and regulated services including adoption, fostering and residential child care. With exemplary communication and negotiation skills, you will have a demonstrable record of achieving success and influencing outcomes, together with the ability to win the confidence and trust of Members, staff, the community and our partners.

If you love a challenge, share our passion for ensuring that children and young people fulfil their potential, and you have the vision and drive to lead the Children's Social Care service of this great city into a new era, we look forward to hearing from you.

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Closing Date: Wednesday 4th October 2017.