Barnsley, South Yorkshire
16 November 2019
Barnsley Metropolitan Borough Council
Barnsley is a high performing Council with ambition, flair and imagination. We have transformed our relationships with our communities through our award winning area council model, achieved sustainability despite austerity through our Future Council Programme and are revitalising Barnsley through investment in the Town Centre and Principal Towns. We are now seeking two new Executive Directors to turn our vision for a brighter future, a better Barnsley into reality.
As the Executive Director Children Services, you will build on excellent foundations and help us deliver truly outstanding services to our children and young people. Key priorities will be to deliver outstanding children’s social care services, improve our SEND outcomes, raise educational aspirations and narrow the gap. To be successful, you will have a background in children services and strong knowledge of children’s social care but also have the drive and enthusiasm to keep developing creative solutions that support our children and young people.
|Closing Date||15th November 2019|
|Preliminary Interviews||25th November 2019|
|Final Panel Interviews||18th December 2019|
To apply for this role, please submit an up to date copy of your CV, along with a Supporting Statement that addresses the criteria set out in the person specification, using examples to demonstrate how you meet the essential requirements. Please provide your home, work, mobile and email contact details and let us know of any dates when you are not available or where you may have difficulty with the indicative timetable. You should also provide the names, positions, organisations and contact details for two referees, one of whom should be your current or most recent employer. If you do not wish us to approach your referees without your prior permission, please state this clearly.
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