This is a great opportunity for an experienced manager to lead the development of our Early Help, SEND & Inclusion Service providing early and targeted support to children and families in Rutland.
You will be responsible for leading a committed and experienced team to ensure efficient delivery of front line services to children and young people, including those with additional needs. Through forming strong relationships with partner organisations, you will ensure the early help and inclusion offer is comprehensive, cohesive and effective.
The role is for an initial 12 month period, and provides an excellent secondment opportunity.
What you’ll need to succeed
We need a skilled manager who can support across the breadth of services we deliver – you’ll need to be dynamic, robust, and support innovative thinking and creative solutions. Our size enables us to work collaboratively with each other and with partners in a way that supports great outcomes - so your ability to make and nurture strong relationships will be key.
For this role you need to have experience of leading and managing at a senior level with a successful track record in the strategic development and operations of services to children and their families. You will be experienced in establishing and maintaining partnership working, and a have a passion for delivering child centered services that make a real difference.
Why choose Rutland?
We’re different. If you’re looking for an opportunity to lead and develop a committed team of professionals, where your skills and experience can make a significant difference to Rutland’s children and families, and where there really is work life balance, then Rutland is the place for you. We offer flexible and remote working, learning events, and regular reflective supervision discussions to focus on you and your practice. We encourage continually improving practice to ensure children’s interests are always protected and promoted.
The successful applicant for this post will be subject to an enhanced check by the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS). The cost is paid by us.
What to do now… Take a look at the role profile to learn more and apply online. For an informal discussion about the role, please contact Kevin Quinn, Service Manager - Early Help & Inclusion, firstname.lastname@example.org
Rutland County Council is committed to Equality and Diversity and welcomes applications from all sections of the community. Everyone at Rutland County Council has a responsibility for, and is committed to, safeguarding and promoting the welfare of Children, Young People and Vulnerable Adults and for ensuring that they are protected from harm.
How to Apply
We will be accepting online applications for this role, if you require access to a computer or the internet resources are available at Rutland County Council’s Catmose site and within the County’s libraries, a member of the team will be happy to help you with your application. Please contact us on 01572 75 8291 to make alternative arrangements, if for any other reason you may struggle to complete the online application. The application forms can be made available in alternative and accessible formats.