Director of Social Care

Job Summary
Contract Type:
Working Pattern:
Full time
Advert Start Date:
Advert End Date:
Closed for applications on 29/07/2018 23:59
£89,277 - £101,269 per annum.
Job Category:
Executive / Managerial
Vacancy ID:
Employment Location:
Civic Centre, Sunderland
Closing date:
29 Jul
Further Information

Director of Social Care
Salary: £89,277 - £101,269 per annum.

Together for Children is a newly established Company in Sunderland which works on behalf of the Council to deliver children’s services in the City including social care, early help and education.

Together for Children is working to develop modern and responsive services that make a difference for children and families in Sunderland. We will deliver improvements and offer high quality services by bringing commercial skills to public service delivery.

We are a Company with a strong desire to provide excellent services across the city. We believe that working in partnership is essential for ensuring children and their families get the services that they need.

We are seeking an individual who can help us shape the future with vision and energy to build upon the good start that we have made in improving services.
Working alongside the Chief Executive/Director of Children’s Services, the Director of Social Care will lead in the delivery of strong, integrated and responsive safeguarding and social care services achieving the best possible outcomes for children and young people and their families.

If you have strong leadership skills, a successful proven track record in improving social care services at a senior level, and are passionate about creating a better future for children and young people, with the necessary drive and determination to ensure the best possible outcomes are realised for children in Sunderland, we would like to hear from you.

This is a challenging but exciting transformation journey. The successful candidate will have the freedom and opportunity to bring their ideas and experience to deliver the improvement required.

The Director of Children’s Social Care will also be the Agency decision maker for Together for Children in accordance with the Fostering and Adoption Regulations

This post is a politically restricted post in accordance with the requirements of the Local Government and Housing Act 1989 and by regulations made from time to time by the Secretary of State

Check out our Social Care Careers Page to learn more about us and what we can offer you

For an informal discussion please contact Sue Carty, Acting Chief Executive on 0191 561 1356.

Closing Date: 29 July, 2018

Please note
This job is closed for applications.