Sefton Council is looking for two outstanding Children’s Social Care Service Managers
Your confident and connected borough
Sefton is a diverse and exciting borough where people can enjoy a great work-life balance. It encompasses world renowned nature reserves, accessible businesses and retail centres, top class leisure facilities and some of the best coastal and countryside environments. It is an ideal location for accessing cities across the North West including Liverpool and Manchester. From vibrant town centres, intimate commuter towns, beautiful villages and stunning coastal and rural locations, everyone can find their perfect home. Sefton is at the heart of the Liverpool City Region, playing an active role in ensuring its success.
Your new place of work
This is a changing and vibrant authority already on a journey of aspiration and ambition as it works towards its exciting 2030 vision, delivering in localities alongside a range of early help and universal services.
This is an organisation where excellent links with our partners, businesses and communities are integral to the delivery of our products and services.
Your new role
Corporate Parenting Service, reporting to the Head of Service for Children’s Social Care you will be responsible for ensuring that you deliver high quality, cost effective services for Looked After Children, Care Leavers and our Fostering Service.
Social Work Locality Service, reporting to the Head of Service for Children’s Social Care you will be responsible for ensuring that you deliver high quality, cost effective services for children and young people in need of help and protection and those who are looked after.
What you’ll need to succeed
You be a qualified social worker registered with Social Work England
You will be an exceptional leader with a proven track record in the management of statutory social work.
You will be committed to the professional development of yourself and others including the ability to coach and direct people and also be able to showcase your skills in budgetary management and control.
What you’ll get in return
Sefton is committed to your personal development; we recognize that that it is important to invest in our workforce to be the best that they can be in order to deliver high quality services.
As part of the senior management team you will have a key role in shaping the delivery of services to our most vulnerable children
What you need to do now
If you are interested in applying for this role please contact Laura Knights Head of Children’s Social Care at Laura.email@example.com
Closing Date for applications: 14th June 2020
Interviews will be held on 29th and 30th June & 2nd July 2020.