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Chair of Board of Directors of Together for Children – Sunderland

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28/10/2016 12:00
£495 per day
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Closing date:
28 Oct

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Together for Children – Sunderland
‘Equipping Children for Life’

Chair of Board of Directors
(Daily Rate: £495)

Sunderland City Council is working with its partners and the DfE to create a new organisation to deliver their children’s services.

The new organisation, to be known as Together for Children – Sunderland, is seeking to appoint a Chair for its Board of Directors.

Together for Children – Sunderland will ensure the best possible outcomes for children and young people and will deliver the services they need to live safe, happy, healthy and successful lives. The organisation will operate in shadow form prior to going live in April 2017.

As part of this move, the Council has appointed a Chief Executive, a Director of Performance and Quality, a Director of Education Services and a Director of Children’s Social Care, who are already working within the Council.

As Chair you will lead the Board of Directors and have responsibility for the success of Together for Children in delivering and improving services for children in the City.

Successful candidates must have the time and commitment to fulfil the role, around 20 -30 days annually; be passionate about improving opportunities for children; have strong leadership and interpersonal skills and a commitment to Together for Children’s values and public service nature; be a strategic thinker as well as have relevant experience and professional knowledge.

For an informal discussion about the position please contact Frances Mackintosh on 0191 5612392 or email fran.mackintosh@sunderland.gov.uk

Applications should consist of a personal statement and CV and should be emailed to lynne.cockburn@sunderland.gov.uk

Please note that all communication regarding your application for this post will be sent to the email address that you use to send your CV into us, including your invite to interview if you are shortlisted. Please check your email inbox after the closing date for notifications as you may not be notified by any other means. Please remember to check your junk mail items.

Closing Date: 28 October 2016 at 12 noon
Interview Date: 16 November 2016

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