Head of Service

City Of Bradford Metropolitan District Council
60000.00 - 80000.00 GBP Annual
15 May 2019
21 May 2019
Job Type

The employer is a public services provider.

  • You will be part of the senior management team and will report to the Deputy Director, Children's Social Care.
  • You will support and challenge our 400 Social Workers and Family Support workers to ensure we consistently deliver effective work with our children and families. You will be part of a driven senior management team who are working closely together to ensure performance and professional standards are of the highest order. You will set strategic objectives and play a pivotal role in translating these into high quality service delivery.
  • You will have a proven track record of successful management in a local government social care service, be educated to degree level and ideally have a recognised social work qualification (or equivalent)
  • You will be an adept and influential communicator who has experience of successfully engaging with staff, stakeholders and politicians.
  • You will have an appreciation of the complexity of leading staff through a large scale organisational change programme and/or previous senior management experience within a comparable context.