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Assistant Director for Improvement and Change

  • Employer: London Borough of Newham.
  • Reference: LBN02169
  • Published: Fri 01/11/2019, 16:50 PM
  • Closing on: Mon 02/12/2019, 9:00 AM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: To be confirmed
  • Salary: £50,000 - £99,999
  • DBS Check: Enhanced
  • Location: Newham Dockside

Newham is a diverse and aspirational borough with huge potential. Having recently been through a massive shift in direction following both the newly elected Mayor and appointment of the Chief Executive, we are now starting a journey of transformation and improvement that will put people at the heart of everything we do and create opportunities for everyone.

Assistant Director of Improvement and Change
£66,117 – £84,360 pa

This position will have strategic leadership responsibility for the delivery of the Children’s Social Care service improvement programme and will lead on the development of practice, whilst also having oversight of the post Ofsted recommendations for the effective delivery of Newham’s Children and Young People’s Services. This position will report into the new Corporate Director of Children and Young People Services.

We are looking for a talented individual with the energy and enthusiasm to complete a brand new leadership team that together will deliver innovative services, places and improve the lives of the residents and people that make up the vibrant communities of Newham.

The successful person will need to work collaboratively and empathetically with the community, across all directorates and with all stakeholders. This position is looking for someone who isn’t afraid to challenge how services are delivered, bringing new ideas and a new approach. This is an exciting time to be joining Newham, and we are looking for people who can embrace this and help us move towards a great future for everyone.

For more information please go to the Green Park microsite
https://green-park-jobs.co.uk/newham-council/ or contact our search partner Ben Parsonage at Green Park on 0797 9544 851.

The London Borough of Newham is a Disability Confident employer. Candidates who declare that they have a disability in accordance with the Equality Act 2010 and meet the essential criteria as specified in the Job Profile will be guaranteed an interview.

Priority consideration on all advertised roles will be given to London Borough of Newham Redeployees.

The London Borough of Newham is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable groups and expects staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

Please be aware that a Disclosure and Barring Scheme (DBS) check will be required for any position with access to these groups under the provision of the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974.

In addition, the Authority reserves the right to request employees undertake a basic disclosure check (Disclosure Scotland) where required for the role this includes anyone who has access to (or information obtained directly from) a government database, or has a GCSX account. These posts will be required to have a Basic Disclosure Scotland check as per the requirements of BPSS (Baseline Personnel Security Standards).

Should you require any help or advice with your online application, please contact the Recruitment Help Desk on: 0203 373 0909.

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  • Employer: London Borough of Newham.
  • Reference: LBN02169
  • Published: Fri 01/11/2019, 16:50 PM
  • Closing on: Mon 02/12/2019, 9:00 AM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: To be confirmed
  • Salary: £50,000 - £99,999
  • DBS Check: Enhanced
  • Location: Newham Dockside

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