Service Director - Children's Social Care and Safeguarding - £95,000
Full time / Permanent

Closing Date: 21/02/2020 | Job Ref: C/5 | Directorate: People | Service: Children's Social Care and Safeguarding | Location: Gateway, Barnsley, South Yorkshire

 

Service Director – Children's Social Care and Safeguarding

 

Location: Gateway Plaza, Barnsley

 

Salary: £95,000  

For further details visit  www.barnsley.gov.uk/sd-children-safeguarding or contact Gary Evans (0113 205 6080) or Rachel Cox (0113 205 6068) of GatenbySanderson. 

Closing date: Friday 21st February 2020 

Please be aware that this is a politically restricted post. 

This post requires an Enhanced DBS Check 

 

If you are currently living overseas or have lived overseas in the last five years please be aware, if you are the preferred candidate for the post, you will be required to apply for an overseas criminal records check from the country/countries you have resided in.  If you experience difficulty in obtaining an overseas criminal record check please email dbs@barnsley.gov.uk

 


About the Role:

Barnsley is a Council with ambition, flair and imagination with a real drive and focus on continuous improvement. Our vision is working together for a brighter future, a better Barnsley. Our customer focus, innovation and commercial thinking has helped us to be a high performing and sustainable organisation and Barnsley Children’s Services are a ‘good’ and high performing service.

 

As Service Director, you will provide strategic and operational leadership across children’s social care and safeguarding. You will be working with a highly committed workforce, partners and colleagues striving to deliver even better outcomes for children and young people in the borough. Building upon our excellent reputation as a place where good social work flourishes and as an employer of choice for social workers,  we are looking for a professionally qualified social worker, who not only has a proven track record of managing children’s social care services, who not only has a proven track record of managing children’s social care services, but also has the drive and enthusiasm to be part of our journey to outstanding.

 

We are proud of our desire to do things differently, think creatively and deliver services with a fresh approach. We have huge ambitions for the children and young people of Barnsley and are on a journey from Good to Outstanding. We are now seeking a like-minded qualified social work professional with a proven track record in children’s social care and of continuous improvement to help us realise our ambitions. You should be able to demonstrate experience of operating at a senior level, bring strong leadership, strategic focus alongside the ability to think creatively.  You will also impress with your strong track record of successful partnership working and the ability to deliver exceptional outcomes for the children and young people of Barnsley.

 

Whether you are an existing Assistant Director or searching  for the next step in your career, this role will give you the opportunity to make a real impact.

Please use the documents below to help support you with your application form.

 

Job Profile: Service Director Childrens Social Care and Safeguarding Job Profile.docx

Vacancy Exposure Profile: Exposure Profile.doc

Help with your application form

Why work for us?



For further details visit  www.barnsley.gov.uk/sd-children-safeguarding or contact Gary Evans (0113 205 6080) or Rachel Cox (0113 205 6068) of GatenbySanderson.

 

Closing date: Friday 21st February 2020

 

Preliminary interviews held on Monday 2nd  March 2020

Final interviews held on Monday 16th and Tuesday 17th March 2020

 

Barnsley Council is passionate about Equal Opportunities and Flexible Working. We're committed to equality and diversity in all aspects of our work and welcome candidates with a broad diversity of talent. We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Click here for more information.

 

CVs will not be accepted.

 

www.barnsley.gov.uk/jobs

   

 

Vacancy Description
Closing Date: 21/02/2020 | Job Ref: C/5 | Directorate: People | Service: Children's Social Care and Safeguarding | Location: Gateway, Barnsley, South Yorkshire
 

 

Service Director – Children's Social Care and Safeguarding

 

Location: Gateway Plaza, Barnsley

 

Salary: £95,000  

For further details visit  www.barnsley.gov.uk/sd-children-safeguarding or contact Gary Evans (0113 205 6080) or Rachel Cox (0113 205 6068) of GatenbySanderson. 

Closing date: Friday 21st February 2020 

Please be aware that this is a politically restricted post. 

This post requires an Enhanced DBS Check 

 

If you are currently living overseas or have lived overseas in the last five years please be aware, if you are the preferred candidate for the post, you will be required to apply for an overseas criminal records check from the country/countries you have resided in.  If you experience difficulty in obtaining an overseas criminal record check please email dbs@barnsley.gov.uk

 


About the Role:

Barnsley is a Council with ambition, flair and imagination with a real drive and focus on continuous improvement. Our vision is working together for a brighter future, a better Barnsley. Our customer focus, innovation and commercial thinking has helped us to be a high performing and sustainable organisation and Barnsley Children’s Services are a ‘good’ and high performing service.

 

As Service Director, you will provide strategic and operational leadership across children’s social care and safeguarding. You will be working with a highly committed workforce, partners and colleagues striving to deliver even better outcomes for children and young people in the borough. Building upon our excellent reputation as a place where good social work flourishes and as an employer of choice for social workers,  we are looking for a professionally qualified social worker, who not only has a proven track record of managing children’s social care services, who not only has a proven track record of managing children’s social care services, but also has the drive and enthusiasm to be part of our journey to outstanding.

 

We are proud of our desire to do things differently, think creatively and deliver services with a fresh approach. We have huge ambitions for the children and young people of Barnsley and are on a journey from Good to Outstanding. We are now seeking a like-minded qualified social work professional with a proven track record in children’s social care and of continuous improvement to help us realise our ambitions. You should be able to demonstrate experience of operating at a senior level, bring strong leadership, strategic focus alongside the ability to think creatively.  You will also impress with your strong track record of successful partnership working and the ability to deliver exceptional outcomes for the children and young people of Barnsley.

 

Whether you are an existing Assistant Director or searching  for the next step in your career, this role will give you the opportunity to make a real impact.

Please use the documents below to help support you with your application form.

 

Job Profile: Service Director Childrens Social Care and Safeguarding Job Profile.docx

Vacancy Exposure Profile: Exposure Profile.doc

Help with your application form

Why work for us?



For further details visit  www.barnsley.gov.uk/sd-children-safeguarding or contact Gary Evans (0113 205 6080) or Rachel Cox (0113 205 6068) of GatenbySanderson.

 

Closing date: Friday 21st February 2020

 

Preliminary interviews held on Monday 2nd  March 2020

Final interviews held on Monday 16th and Tuesday 17th March 2020

 

Barnsley Council is passionate about Equal Opportunities and Flexible Working. We're committed to equality and diversity in all aspects of our work and welcome candidates with a broad diversity of talent. We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Click here for more information.

 

CVs will not be accepted.

 

www.barnsley.gov.uk/jobs