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Are you passionate about delivering excellent services to Children and Young People and want to be part of a forward thinking organisation?

 

This is an incredibly exciting time to be joining Devon County Council’s Children’s Services, as we embark on a journey of improvement, innovation and positive change. We are committed to working with children, young people and their families/carers in an embedded truly restorative way. With this we aim to promote health, well-being, and positive sustained outcomes for all, while focusing on protecting children and young people from harm.

In Devon, we are building on our permanent and highly skilled work force and are currently recruiting exceptionally experienced Head of Services, with a proven track record in delivering high performing safeguarding services.

We are recruiting for the following roles:

Head of Service – Children and Families (Ref 3714)
You will be a dynamic, forward thinking strategic senior manager, with a key understanding and experience in leading statutory child safeguarding services.
Closing date: 30/10/22
£84,675 per annum (pending the 2022/23 pay award)
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Head of Service – Children’s Commissioning and Resources (Ref.3715)
You will be a dynamic, forward thinking strategic senior manager, with a key understanding and extensive experience in leading children’s commissioning and resource services.
Closing date: 30/10/22
£84,675 per annum (pending the 2022/23 pay award)
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Head of Service – Fostering and Adopt South West (Ref.3717)
You will be a dynamic, forward thinking strategic senior manager, with a key understanding and extensive experience in leading Fostering and Adoption statutory services, including regional adoption agency.
Closing date: 30/10/22
£84,675 per annum (pending the 2022/23 pay award)
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Head of Service – Quality Assurance and Practice (Ref.3718)
You will be a dynamic, forward thinking strategic senior manager, with a key understanding and extensive experience in leading Quality Assurance and Practice, as well as leading a Workforce Development service.
Closing date: 30/10/22
£84,675 per annum (pending the 2022/23 pay award)
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Head of Service – Corporate Parenting, Permanence and Transition Service (Ref 3719)
You will be a dynamic, forward thinking strategic senior manager, with a key understanding and extensive experience in leading Permanency and Transition within Corporate Parenting statutory services.
Closing date: 30/10/22
£84,675 per annum (pending the 2022/23 pay award)
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Head of Service – Early Help & Partnerships (Ref 3720)
You will be a dynamic, forward thinking strategic senior manager, with a key understanding and extensive experience in leading Early Help and Partnerships statutory services.
Closing date: 30/10/22
£84,675 per annum (pending the 2022/23 pay award)
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Head of Service – MASH, EDS and Assessment (Ref.3721)
You will be a dynamic, forward thinking strategic senior manager, with a key understanding and extensive experience in leading the fast pace working environment of MASH, Initial Response and Emergency Duty statutory services.
Closing date: 30/10/22
£84,675 per annum (pending the 2022/23 pay award)
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Working in Children’s Social Care

In Devon, we are committed to working with children, young people and their families in a restorative manner which promotes the health, well-being, and good life chances for all, while focussing on protecting children and young people from harm.

We believe that children are best brought up in families and we will support families to find their own solutions. Services are shaped by all and children and families always know where they stand with us.

Career development is at the heart of what we do. We are after motivated, aspirational staff who have the drive to develop and progress in their role. For this reason, we offer excellent training and professional development opportunities.


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