As Director of Children’s Services, I am passionate and care about the rights and needs of all children and young people. Enabling and supporting children and young people to aspire, achieve and believe in themselves, regardless of the adversity they may have faced is the ultimate ambition and outcome I want for them. To achieve this outcome, I am equally passionate on improving services for Dudley Children and Young people. It is clear there is a real commitment from politicians, partners and staff to making a real difference to ensure that children are at the heart of everything we do. Dudley Council is committed to protecting vulnerable children and families in need of support and protection.
Catherine Driscoll, Director of Children’s Service
Hours: 37 hours per week - Monday to Friday
Salary: Grade 14
An exciting vacancy has arisen for a Service Manager for Children’s Services Commissioning.
Commissioning is a critical part of ensuring the best possible outcomes for children and young people whilst at the same time delivering value for money. Our mission statement is 'Children first and at the heart of all we do' and there can be no better job satisfaction than working as part of a team who are improving outcomes for children.
The successful candidate will lead our commissioning arrangements across children’s social care (including placements) and SEND and will be responsible for the delivery of a number of diverse projects.
If you are have a strong drive to improve outcomes for children and young people and enjoy working in a busy environment, then this role is for you.
If you require any further information regarding this post please contact Matthew Smith on telephone number 01384 817895 or email Matthew @ email@example.com
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