Director of Children's Services and Skills

Council House, Manor Square, Solihull B91 3QB
Salary package up to £125k
30 Aug 2018
09 Oct 2018
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Full time permanent
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Solihull MBC are looking for an ambitious, skilled and collaborative leader who is looking to take an exciting step into a statutory DCS role (within Social Care, Skills and Education).

Reporting directly to the Chief Executive, you will lead the vision and values we uphold to ensure that Solihull is a place where every child and young person has a great chance to succeed and achieve their full potential.  

Working across our partner organisations in the West Midlands area is key, and you will deliver the outcomes set out in the Council Plan and ensure our full contribution to the West Midlands Combined Authority, Greater Birmingham and Solihull LEP and the Birmingham and Solihull STP.

We are really keen to work with someone who has the potential to operate really effectively at a Corporate level and will have the responsibility to drive the delivery of key priorities such as keeping children safe, tackling child poverty, improving access to childcare, improving educational attainment and improving pathways to employment.

If you have a proven track record of delivering positive outcomes alongside the energy, passion, drive and skills to help deliver better futures for our children and young people, then we’d really like to hear from you.

For more information contact our retained search partner Hampton’s Resourcing on 07870 620 587 / 01926 355 778 or alternatively via email on or visit

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