Head of Fieldwork

to £66,240
01 Mar 2017
24 Mar 2017
Job role
Head of Service
Contract Type
Full time

Leicestershire County Council is currently looking for a passionate and determined Head of Fieldwork to join our Children and Families Department, with significant experience of operating successfully and effectively in a complex social care environment.    The post covers a wide range of key services including child protection, children in need, child sexual exploitation, first response, and the children’s duty team.  Candidates will of course need a social care qualification, as well as the ability to work closely with staff at all levels to improve consistency of front line practice and deliver better services.   Hence, we are looking for candidates with a strong performance management approach and a proven track record of developing excellent evidence-based practice.

The postholder will need to work closely with service users, elected Members, senior officers and our many partners and stakeholders, in order to ensure that these vital services continue to improve and progress.

For more information please see www.leicestershireexcellence.com or contact our advising consultants Jodi MacDougall (0113 205 6093) or Luke Judd (0113 205 6077).

Closing date:  24 March 2017