Strategic Lead for Safeguarding and Practice Improvement
Our Manchester, Our Children
We are looking for a highly motivated and ambitious candidate with a keen eye for detail, quality and able to form productive partnerships.
The successful candidate will join a successful and supportive team which is focused on working together to drive the quality of practice and outcomes for children across Manchester City Council Children and Education Services; we're improving all the time and at pace.
We would welcome applications from candidates from a Black, Asian and Ethnic Minority background.
This vacancy has arisen as the current post holder is moving on due to a promotion, which shows the valuable experience, support and opportunities you can get at Manchester City Council.
Manchester's Children's Services is ambitious, has senior and political support to build a safe, happy, healthy and successful future for all our children and young people; relevant now more than ever.
We have recently been recognised by Ofsted as successfully creating an environment conducive to continued improvement; our dedicated and passionate staff report feeling listened to and supported.
It should therefore be no surprise that the task we've set ourselves is to deliver excellent services to our children and their families is challenging and will take hard work; made easier by our commitment to work in partnership, collaborate and innovate to achieve our ambitions.
Here are the principles we're going to follow to get there:
? Be child centred in our practice and planning
? Listen to and respond to children and young people and our staff
? Focus on strengths; building resilience
? Early action, innovative and integrated services
We are looking for an experienced leader who is a registered Social Worker to become part of our senior leadership team, reporting to the Strategic Director of Children's & Education Services.
The successful candidate will be a key member of our leadership team who are prou
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