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Head of Service - Children Looked After & Specialist Services

Job description

Head of Service – Children Looked After and Permanence Role: Head of Service Location: South East London Team:  Children Looked After and Permanence Pay:  Up to £88,400 per annum Contract:  Full Time (Permanent) Our Local Authority client in South East London  is currently looking for a Head of Service to Lead their Child Looked After and Permanence service.  As the lead for our clients Looked After Children Service, this role presents an exciting opportunity to own and shape how they support children and young people in their care, with an emphasis on consistency of experience for all. You will lead a large team of 70 professionals across a broad range of teams, including Looked After Children, the Leaving Care Service; Placement Services; Fostering Services; Family Solutions, and more. As a Head of Service you will need to have at least 8 years’ post qualifying experience in Childrens Services. To be considered as a Head of Service for this role in South East London you will also need: HCPC Registration Social Work Qualification Recent DBS Check Good Ofsted Report As an agency, Sheldon Phillips will provide you with: A dedicated Recruitment Consultant to support your job search Market leading rates of pay If you are interested in the role as a Head of Service leading a CLA and Permanence team in South East London, contact Fred Thomas on 01635 226350. Oh, and if you pass our details onto a friend and we place them, we are paying a massive £1000 referral bonus for successful placements until the end of November 2021! (Terms and conditions apply)