Head of Children’s Services

£74,281 –£80,836 per annum depending on experience, plus relocation package
12 Oct 2017
22 Oct 2017
Job role
Head of Service
Contract Type
Full time

Powys is a county of outstanding natural beauty in the heart of mid Wales.

We have historic market towns and vibrant, friendly communities – it is a wonderful place to live and work.

We are determined to create an open, proactive and engaging council for the future that is driven by the right culture and behaviours.

Head of Children’s Services

£74,281 –£80,836 per annum depending on experience, plus relocation package

We want to deliver support for families in our communities by working with them as well as partners in the private, voluntary and community sectors.

We need a resilient leader with a positive outlook and a proven ability to deliver improved outcomes for children and young people. You will combine drive and determination with the ability to engage, inspire and empower your Senior Management Team and partners. You will have the ability to embrace change and develop innovative ways of improving the service.

Working with the Strategic Director and the Corporate Management Team to provide outstanding professional and operational leadership across Children’s Services in Powys, you will have experience of delivering high-quality services with an extensive track record in service excellence, innovation, continuous improvement and performance delivery.

This is an opportunity to bring your exemplary skills to a rural community. We believe that by working together we can make Powys a better place to Start Well, Live Well and Age Well.

If you love a challenge, share our passion for ensuring that our children and young people fulfil their potential, and you have the vision and drive to lead Skills and Learning Services, we want to hear from you.

This is a full time permanent role. If you are interested in finding out more, and how to apply visit www.powys.gov.uk or speak to Personal Assistant to Executive Office at Powys County Council on 01597 826906.

Closing date: 22nd October 2017

Shortlisting date: 25th October 2017

Interview Date: 9th November 2017