Head of Service - Children & Families Service

Location Dudley
Job type Permanent
Salary £65,956 - 70,181 per year
Contact Conor Clarke
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Reference HQ00119302

Sanctuary Personnel, a leading recruitment company within the private and public sector has a permanent role for a Head of Service to work full-time based in Dudley.

The salary for this permanent Head of Service job is £65,956 - £70,181 per annum.


  • Be fully accountable for the Children and Families social work function within the Directorate of Children's Services
  • Be accountable for the coordination and management of all available resources to provide or commission a high-quality service(s) to communities and individuals in Dudley
  • Provide effective leadership and management to the service area as well as making an effective contribution to the portfolio of service functions led by the Director of Children's Services
  • Effectively manage service change designed to help achieve the Council's overall strategic priorities and aims
  • Work flexibly and swiftly adapt to changing circumstances in respect of services provided or commissioned by the Council
  • Develop working partnerships both within and outside the Council with key stakeholders and also engage effectively with service users and their local communities
  • Be responsible for services focused upon the social care of children and young people within the Borough including Duty and Assessment/Care Management/Exploitation Hub/Emergency Duty

Requirements of the Head of Service:

  • Degree or equivalent in Social Work
  • Current Social Work England registration
  • Management experience


This Head of Service job is advertised by Conor Clarke; if you are interested in this position please click above to apply now.

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