Senior Manager - Children Looked After

Location
Wirral, Merseyside
Salary
£58,414 - £61,035
Posted
14 Feb 2017
Closes
06 Mar 2017
Hours
Full Time
Contract Type
Permanent

We are investing in our children and families. We are determined to create the best possible outcomes; where children are happy, safe and able to achieve their full potential.

This important role provides an opportunity for an inspirational and exceptional leader, who cares passionately about children looked after, to drive and deliver ambitious outcomes for the most vulnerable children in Wirral. We are looking for a leader to raise the aspirations of our looked after children and ensure each child has individual plans to achieve them.  You will thrive on a challenge and set the bar high to achieve excellent services and care for our children.

The entire authority is dedicated to supporting children’s services as we create the momentum to deliver the changes required ensure our services are excellent. We are investing significantly in our social care services and the resources are here to support you in this vital role.

We have made rapid, encouraging progress already: this post will build on our momentum to achieve our high aspirations for services to our looked after children.

The post holder will be responsible for children looked after social work teams, care leavers, court work, adoption and fostering services.

If you are the person we are looking for you will have a passion for looked after children demanding only the best outcomes, if you are excited by a challenge, if you can lead fundamental change and improvement, then there is no better time to join us.

For an informal discussion about the role please contact Sheila Murphy, Deputy Director, Children’s Social Care, on: 0151 666 4316.

For more information, and to apply, click below

Closing date: Monday 6 March 2017

Interview date: Friday 17 March 2017