In this role you will manage the business support service for the Connect, Court, Permanence Teams and Fostering panels within Children in Care. This includes the line management of a fast-paced service, delivering robust and efficient support for our social care teams and service users.
You will be managing the team’s budgets, supporting the business operations manager with new serviced projects, and ensuring the required outputs for statutory responsibilities and government inspection regimes (for example, Ofsted).
You will also be responsible for the operation and maintenance of imprest accounts, AllPay and corporate credit card accounts, ensuring that all income and expenditure is processed and properly accounted for, and monthly reconciliation prepared and submitted – approx. £60k per month.
- You will have experience as a manager, leading a team in a dynamic busy service within a children’s service setting
- An experienced people manager, you will manage the work performance, conduct and development of staff
- You will be able to manage conflicting priorities within deadlines with exceptional organisational and IT skills.
- You will have experience managing finance.
Ealing Council is committed to safeguarding children and vulnerable adults and expects all staff to share this commitment. Ealing Council follows safer recruitment practices to protect children and vulnerable adults. The post holder will be subject to a basic Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check.
This post is subject to Ealing Council's enhanced vetting process.
Closing date: 9 February 2023