Head Of Service – Children and Young Adults

  • Location:
  • Salary:
    £424.00 - £530.00 / Day
  • Job type:
  • Posted:
    2 weeks ago
  • Category:
    Health & Social Care
  • Deadline:
    May 29, 2021

Spencer Clarke Group are looking for a Head of Service within the Children and Young Adults Team at Herefordshire Council.

Contract – 3 month agency contract with a view to being extended on an ongoing basis. 

Working hours – Monday – Friday 09:00 – 17:00

Rate of pay: £424 – £530 per day depending on experience

About the role

  • To play a key role in developing and implementing the vision and strategy for care experienced children and young adults services in order to achieve the best possible outcomes
  • To lead the delivery of the highest quality fostering and adoption services and statutory social work services for care experienced children and young adults
  • To ensure a robust approach to quality assurance including case audit, decision analysis and ensuring that the service’s approach mirrors that of a learning and reflective organisation
  • To lead on policy development in respect of care experienced children and young adults
  • You will be part of a strong leadership team, who are at the centre to make these changes happen. You will be confident in delivering strategic organisational plans, working alongside assistant directors in ensuring optimum performance management and best practice.

About you

  • Experience within a similar setting is essential
  • Social Work Qualification

About us

  • We offer a £250 referral bonus – so please pass on any details to someone who you think may be interested!
  • We supply to hundreds of councils across the UK!

If you are interested in the role, please contact Adam @ Spencer Clarke Group – 01772 954200 / az@spencerclarkegroup.co.uk