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.
Director of Early Help and Children's Health
£101,460 - £117,348 pa
This position will report into the newly appointed Children's Commissioner and is key to making sure that all children and young people have access to opportunity and amazing health services, giving them the best start in life.
The post holder will lead and manage a portfolio of activities and provision within Early Help and Children's Health, including the following: Early Help, 0-19 Children's health, (health visiting service, the school nurse service, the family nurse partnership,) Best Start in Life and HeadStart.
We are looking for a talented individual with the energy and enthusiasm to complete a brand new leadership team that together will deliver the Mayor and her administration’s ambitions and vision for Newham, putting people at the heart of everything we do.
The successful person will work collaboratively with the community of Newham and internal and external stakeholders. We are looking for people who approach problems differently and aren’t afraid to challenge the status quo, putting children first. 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).
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