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Head of Service - LAC / Care Leavers

Job Type:
Social Work
Children and Families Services, Looked After Children, Leaving Care
Head of Service
£76,926 per annum
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Head of Service - LAC / Care Leavers - Bromley - up to £76,926p/a

Bromley Council are in need of a very experienced manager to take charge of their looked after children / leaving care service. This is an exciting time to join the leadership team charged with transforming services for children in Bromley. 

Bromley are now entering Phase 3 of the '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 LAC / CL service with a passion and commitment to constantly improve.

Benefits of this Bromley role:

  • Career average pension scheme
  • Flexible working practices and the Bromley employee benefits scheme
  •  Cycle2Work
  • Wide range of unique discounts

Your responsibilities as a Children's Head of Service will include:

  • Managing a service area
  • Business planning for the allocation resources
  • Managing budgets and prioritising when necessary
  • Ensuring the service meets statutory obligations
  • Facilitating the service in order to deliver aims of the LAC/Care Leavers services department
  • Focusing on results
  • Working to deadlines and under pressure
  • Meeting agreed performance targets

Essential requirements:

  • HCPC registration
  • Strong management experience in children's services
  • Eligibility to work in the UK 
  • Social work qualification
  • A full UK license 

For more information please contact

Contact Details:
Tel: 020 7046 6213
Contact: Rachael O'Neill

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