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Head of Service – Children Looked After and Care Leavers

  • Employer: London Borough of Bromley
  • Reference: CSW/19/88129
  • Published: Mon 04/02/2019, 14:15 PM
  • Closing on: Sun 24/02/2019, 23:55 PM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: 36 hours per week.
  • Salary: up to £76,926 per annum
  • DBS Check: Enhanced
  • Location: Bromley Civic Centre

Head of Children Looked After / Care Leavers

Focusing on the child, not forgetting you

 

Bromley Children’s Social Care has recently been awarded an Ofsted rating of “Outstanding for leadership and Good across all services”.

 

You can view the latest report on: https://reports.ofsted.gov.uk/provider/44/305

 

To ensure our services continue to implement our excellent improvement journey, we are seeking highly talented and ambitious people to join us.

 

Salary: up to £76,926 plus lease car and excellent benefits

 

Location: Bromley Civic Centre

 

Bromley is committed to making children and young people in the Borough its top priority.

 

Ade Adetosoye OBE Interim Chief Executive and his leadership team is leading us on our journey with a clear vision to continue to raise the profile of safeguarding and highlighting people’s shared responsibility in keeping children and young people safe. This is an exciting time to join the leadership team charged with transforming services for children in Bromley. This role provides you with a unique opportunity to be innovative and aspirational for children.

 

We are now entering Phase 3 of our Roadmap to Excellence with political and corporate leadership support all in place.  As part of the Senior Management team you will lead, manage and provide strategic direction of the work of the CLA/CL Service with a passion and commitment to constantly improve.

 

We are confident that with your support, we will provide good outcomes for our children in Bromley and move forward with our exciting and innovative transformation plan. 

 

 

The Bromley Promise:

 

  • Caseload promise for every Social Worker
  • Small Cluster teams, with one team manager supervising five Social Workers
  • Two week protected induction programme
  • Excellent learning and development opportunities with bespoke training for every social worker
  • Social Workers and team managers have easy and regular access to the leadership team
  • Dedicated time for reflective supervision

 

Closing date for applications to be received by -  Sunday 24 February 2019.

 

Interviews will take place week commencing 18 March 2019 for successful applicants

 

For an informal discussion about this role please contact Janet Bailey, Director, Children's Social Care on 020 8313 4644.

 

Equal Opportunities Statement

 

We are committed to achieving equal opportunities in employment and service delivery.

 

We offer a generous package including competitive pay, career average pension scheme, flexible working practices and the Bromley employee benefits scheme, Cycle2Work and a wide range of unique discounts.

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  • Employer: London Borough of Bromley
  • Reference: CSW/19/88129
  • Published: Mon 04/02/2019, 14:15 PM
  • Closing on: Sun 24/02/2019, 23:55 PM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: 36 hours per week.
  • Salary: up to £76,926 per annum
  • DBS Check: Enhanced
  • Location: Bromley Civic Centre

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