Following the latest restructuring Brent Council is advertising the following jobs. A description of the management structure is available HERE
Brent is a unique, growing and iconic borough, richly diverse and full of possibilities. As a council we take our role as place shaper very seriously and the regeneration of the borough continues at pace. We want to ensure that this growth, and resulting opportunities, brings about real and lasting benefits for all our residents – young and old. We have reorganised the council to meet the challenges ahead, reflect a culture of collaboration and improve services even further. This has created the following senior leadership roles all of which report to our Strategic Directors.
Children and Young People Services
Operational Director – Service Integration and Improved Outcomes up to £111k
Managing a broad portfolio which includes front line social work, Inclusion, Early Help, Localities and Looked After Children teams you will be a qualified children’s social care professional with a depth of front line practitioner, as well senior management experience. This is an exciting and challenging role which will drive service integration, better social work practice and improved outcomes for our most vulnerable children, young people and families.
Operational Director – Safeguarding, Partnerships and Strategy up to £111k
This key role will lead our Safeguarding and Quality Assurance service, School Effectiveness and Place Planning, Partnerships and Commissioning. You will help shape and implement strategies across the service and the council which better prepare us for the future, working with a range of stakeholders including schools, the LSCB and our Children’s Trust. Whatever your background, you will be an effective partnership worker with high level influencing and negotiation skills.
Community Wellbeing Services
Operational Director – Adult Social Care up to £111k
This role will lead adult social care services which include commissioning, assessment support planning and safeguarding, and direct services to vulnerable adults and older people. Delivering high quality and innovation in Adult Social Care is fundamental to supporting and safeguarding the most vulnerable members of our community. With senior management experience in a related setting or sector, you will be passionate about promoting independence and choice across the whole health and social care system, both locally and sub regionally. You will bring vision, ambition and an operational focus that will drive the service forward.
For a confidential discussion call our advising consultants at Penna: Maggie Hennessy 07877 004648, Chris Barrow 0203 829 9754, Anita Denton 07725 554802 or Carol Coyle 020 7332 7806.
Closing date for receipt of applications: Friday 18 March 2016