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Deputy Director Childrens Services

  • Employer: Rutland County Council
  • Reference: PEO/0119/30553
  • Published: Fri 04/01/2019, 15:35 PM
  • Closing on: Fri 25/01/2019, 12:00 PM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: 37 hours per week. Flexible working, working from home.
  • Salary: £74,657 to £78,038
  • DBS Check: Enhanced
  • Location: Rutland - Oakham

Rutland is ambitious and our Childrens’ Social Care teams are committed to delivering excellent outcomes for our Children, Young People and Families.   

We deliver this through a clear vision and sense of purpose - ensuring that as a priority, children are seen, safe and heard, and we promote an enabling culture within the service so that our staff can be the best they can be and achieve good outcomes. 

This is a new leadership role for Rutland requiring an individual who can continue the transformation and improvement in our services and provide exemplary strategic leadership and support to our Heads of Service to ensure:

  • Every child is safeguarded, cared for and healthy
  • Every child is ready for school
  • Every child is ready for work and life 

For this role, you need to be a qualified and registered Social Worker with a substantial track record at a senior level in Children’s Services, including leading on the commissioning of services and working in strategic partnership with external agencies.

Your leadership style would be described as – empowering, determined and decisive, collaborative and engaging, influencer, enterprising – focussing on results.   Importantly we will want you to bring energy, vitality and positive challenge to the team.

Please note this post is Politically Restricted and will require an enhanced DBS Check.

If you want to talk this through in more detail, please contact Mark Andrews, Strategic Director of People on: mandrews@rutland.gov.uk  Tel: 01572 758339.  

Selection and appointment will be through an interview and assessment process supported by Lord Selection, followed by a Member Appointment Panel.

For an informal and confidential discussion, please speak with our adviser at Lord Selection; Andrew Tromans on 0121 445 6446. Email: atromans@lord.co.uk

All recruitment correspondence, including interview details, will usually be sent out via email. If you require documentation/correspondence in an alternative format, please contact the HR team.

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  • Deputy Director Childrens Social Services job profile
  • Employer: Rutland County Council
  • Reference: PEO/0119/30553
  • Published: Fri 04/01/2019, 15:35 PM
  • Closing on: Fri 25/01/2019, 12:00 PM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: 37 hours per week. Flexible working, working from home.
  • Salary: £74,657 to £78,038
  • DBS Check: Enhanced
  • Location: Rutland - Oakham

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