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Strategic Service Managers - Childrens Social Care

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Full time
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Closed for applications on 28/06/2018 23:59
£55,000 per annum (including market supplement).
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Social Care - Children Service
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Closing date:
28 Jun

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Strategic Service Managers, Children’s Social Care
Locality Teams: 2 vacancies
Contact, Referral and Assessment Teams: 1 vacancy
Salary: £55,000 per annum (including market supplement).
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.

Reporting directly to the Director of Social Care you will have professional HCPC registration and offer considerable senior level experience in delivering service improvements and leading significant change across the breadth of Statutory Children’s Social Care services by:
• Engaging the workforce and key partners;
• Being a resilient, self-motivated leader who understands business requirements;
• Setting high standards and delivering excellent practice and motivating others to do the same;
• Leading by example in delivery of the Company’s vision of providing creative, transparent and child-centred services;
• Creating an honest and supportive working environment where employees feel empowered, valued and listened to;
• Providing a relentless focus on service delivery and the Company’s development journey;
• Managing systems and processes to achieve the best possible outcomes for children, young people and families;
• challenging the team to identify, analyse and share best financial
• Promoting the Company and its vision and values at a Local, Regional and National level;
• Overseeing social work interventions where the voice of the child is heard, fully considered and acted upon.

We offer a unique opportunity to join us at the start of an exciting and innovative programme of change as we shape and develop our new dedicated children’s company. In additional to a very competitive salary, we can extend a range of generous Occupational Benefits, such as membership of the Local Government Pension Scheme and a generous annual leave entitlement.
Check out our Social Care Careers Page to learn more about us and what we can offer you.

This position is a politically restricted post as identified by Together for Children and in accordance with The Local Government and Housing Act 1989 (LGHA).

Are you an inspirational visionary leader who can help us achieve our ambitions then please contact our Director of Social Care, Debra Patterson on 0191 5614360.

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