9 Wensleydale road
Salary: Grade 10, £36,876 - £40,760 per annum
37 hours per week
This post is subject to a 6 month probation period
This is an exciting opportunity to be at the forefront of transforming services for children with disabilities who are in care or on the edge of care. You will lead the team to ensure the delivery of outstanding respite and outreach services to children young people in the Borough.
You will be responsible for a team which will provide a range of creative support and placement offers that will promote family based care and support our ambition for all children to be cared for within the Wigan community.
You will be a committed, passionate individual with a proven track record of improving outcomes for the most vulnerable and complex children and families. You will have a detailed knowledge of Children’s Homes Regulations and Safeguarding Frameworks combined with an understanding of national best practice and leading innovation programmes that enables you to continually improve practice.
You should have experience and the ability to lead and motivate your team, have a solution focussed positive attitude and hold an appropriate professional based qualification.
Children Services in Wigan are good, with an ambition to be outstanding. The Deal and the Deal for Children and Young People outlines our ambition to transform our service to be asset based, with the child and family at the centre and drive our vision to support all children in Wigan become confident resilient adults. You will be part of a high functioning team and will passionately lead our ambitious service offer to improve outcomes for children with disabilities within the Borough.
If you require further information please call Lynne Bennett – Service Manager Children and Families on 01942 487150 or email L.Bennett@wigan.gov.uk.
Interview date: Week commencing Monday 17 June 2019
This position is subject to Enhanced Disclosure Procedures
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