CYPS - Strategic Manager - Safeguarding & Professional Practice - Competitive Salary

Job Summary
Contract Type:
Working Pattern:
Full time
Advert Start Date:
Advert End Date:
Closed for applications on 16/09/2018 23:59
Competitive Salary
Hours per week:
Job Category:
Executive / Managerial
Vacancy ID:
Employment Location:
At an approved location
Post Number:
Closing date:
16 Sep
Further Information

Children and Young Peoples Services

Vacancy Reference No: CYPS/18/279

CYPS - Strategic Manager – Safeguarding & Professional Practice

Competitive Salary

There are exciting opportunities to join the senior leadership team in Durham’s Children’s Social Care Service following a recent restructure. Durham is committed to ensuring that every child and family receives a high quality social work service which is child and outcome focused. We are looking to recruit a highly motivated, enthusiastic, knowledgeable social care practice leader who will join the team and drive forward our vision. We are currently embedding the Signs of Safety social work practice model across the whole service and are committed to practice which is strengths based and focused on developing high quality relationships with children and families.

We are looking to recruit a Strategic Manager – Safeguarding and Professional Practice - a new role which includes the role of Principal Social Worker and responsibility for embedding consistent high quality social work practice across the service . The post holder will manage the Independent Reviewing Officer Service and the Service Improvement Team as well as the LADO.

If you are interested in this role please contact Helen Fergusson, Head of Children’s Social Care on 03000 268657 for further discussion.

Interviews will be held on Friday 28th September 2018.

Required qualifications:

• Final professional qualification in Social Work
• HCPC Registration
• Degree in related professional area
• MBA or management qualification

The successful applicant for this post will be required to apply for a Disclosure & Barring Service Enhanced Disclosure.

Apply on-line or for further assistance contact the HR Operations & Data Team on Telephone: 03000 267247 (24hr answerphone). Email: hrCYPS@durham.gov.uk

In line with the County Council’s Recruitment & Selection Policy, please note that we are unable to accept CV’s. Any information provided on CV’s will not be considered for short-listing purposes.

Please note that all communication regarding your application for this post will be sent to the email address that you have registered with North East Jobs, including your invite to interview if you are short-listed. Please check your email after the closing date for notification from ‘DONOTREPLY@NORTHEASTJOBS.ORG.UK’ as you will not be notified by any other means.

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This job is closed for applications.