A vacancy has arisen to join the senior management team within our South East region. If you are an inspirational and aspirational leader in Children's Services with a drive to ensure excellence for children, young people and their families then this opportunity may be for you.
The senior leadership team for the region, including our Assistant Directors of Children's Services and School Principals provide a full coverage of oversight, support, challenge and presence for our teams and services. The post therefore requires the applicant to be able to travel across the regional South East area at times. This role will focus operational oversight across the areas of Hampshire and the Isle of Wight.
Please review the generic Assistant Director Children's Services job description and person profile. The successful post holder will be responsible for a varied portfolio of work in Children's Services. This particular Senior Manager post includes a diverse portfolio currently includes oversight for example of Family Hubs, Early Help and various Parenting support services, Mental Health Support Teams in Schools, Child Sexual Exploitation support and various Therapeutic services. The successful post holder will work with senior colleagues across the region to ensure we continue to develop services to best meet the needs of children, young people and their families in line with Barnardo's Corporate Strategy to achieve Safer Childhoods, Stronger Families and Positive Futures.
When completing your application please refer to your skills knowledge and experience in relation to the Person Specification, Job Description and Additional Information document (if applicable). This should be done with an understanding of the context of the service described