Assistant Director Children's Services (9717)
Location: Hampshire Locality
Contract type: Permanent
Salary: £43,096 - £55,371
Closing Date: 30 November 2021
Interview Date: 13th/14th December 2021
A vacancy has arisen to join the senior management team within our South East region. If you are an inspirational and aspirational leader in Children's Services with a drive to ensure excellence for children, young people and their families then this opportunity may be for you.
The senior leadership team for the region, including our Assistant Directors of Children's Services and School Principals provide a full coverage of oversight, support, challenge and presence for our teams and services. The post therefore requires the applicant to be able to travel across the regional South East area at times. This role will focus operational oversight across the areas of Hampshire and the Isle of Wight.
Please review the generic Assistant Director Children's Services job description and person profile. The successful post holder will be responsible for a varied portfolio of work in Children's Services. This particular Senior Manager post includes a diverse portfolio currently includes oversight for example of Family Hubs, Early Help and various Parenting support services, Mental Health Support Teams in Schools, Child Sexual Exploitation support and various Therapeutic services. The successful post holder will work with senior colleagues across the region to ensure we continue to develop services to best meet the needs of children, young people and their families in line with Barnardo's Corporate Strategy to achieve Safer Childhoods, Stronger Families and Positive Futures.
At Barnardo's we believe in children – no matter who they are, what they have done or what they have been through. Please read about our basis and values following the link below. You will be asked questions relating to them as part of the recruitment process for this role.
Barnardo's is committed to having a diverse and inclusive workforce for staff and volunteers. We actively encourage applications from disabled, Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic and male candidates as they are under-represented within Barnardo's.
Our basis and values
Recruitment of Ex-offenders Policy (Oct 2018).pdf (0.56 MB)
Assistant Director Children's Services - Generic JD & PP.pdf (150.00 KB)
ADCS Additional Info - Hamps and IoW Locality Sept 2021.pdf (48.29 KB)