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Head of Service - Fostering

Job reference: HQ00088295
Up to £550.00 per day
Senior Executive


This vacancy has now expired.

Sanctuary Social Care is currently looking for a Head of Service to work within a fostering/child in care team in Wiltshire on a full-time basis.

The pay rate for this locum job is £500 per day (LTD Company Equivalent) and is an initial 3-month contract.

Job Description:
- Managing significant risk for the council
- Have large operational teams and/or significant budget
- Managing large numbers of staff, therefore you would not expect the whole of these services to be delivered via contracts.
- Leads the Children in Care and Young People's Service and works with families and young people who are on the edge of care
- Children in care and placements and liaison with Adoption West as strategic lead for adoption work
- improved resilience for the children and young people
- Take overall strategic responsibility for improving outcomes for some of Wiltshire's most vulnerable children and young people
- Develop, review and embed strategies to ensure ongoing improvement to all services
- Overall responsibility for the placement budget, ensuring the delivery high quality, value for money spend and budget management and monitoring.
- Lead on performance and outcomes for these services, with a key focus on maintaining good performance across all areas

- Qualified Social Worker with solid experience with background in LD and Mental Health Demonstrates significant operational experience at senior manager level within a high-volume social care service.
- Recent experience of managing frontline Social Work managers and promoting positive performance Contribution to development and successful implementation of long-term service planning within a local authority.

This job is advertised by Rob King; if you are interested in this position please click below to apply now.
Due to the high volume of applications we receive, regretfully we are only able to respond to candidates who meet our clients' requirements.

Reasonable Adjustments:
If you consider yourself to have a disability or require any reasonable adjustment during the recruitment process or within the workplace, please highlight this at the earliest opportunity by contacting us. With this information, we will provide appropriate support to you throughout the process and into your work placement.