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Deputy Director, Children's Social Care

Deputy Director, Children's Social Care

Job Title: Deputy Director, Children's Social Care
Client: Oxfordshire County Council
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Oxfordshire
Salary: £100,397-£110,823 per annum
REF: 1268403
Contact Name: Greg Hayes
Contact Email:
Job Published: about 1 month ago
Job Expiry Date: 26 Jun 2022

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Job Description

We've got everthing you need to make your mark, make a difference and make the future bright.

Where do we start? We’ve so much to offer aspiring leaders in Children’s Social Care. You will experience an inspiring, kind and collaborative culture, with an experienced and stable management team reporting to you. Our quality assurance is strong, and we have good data and management information which will provide you with great insight to accelerate our journey toward outstanding. We are fortunate to be a well-resourced authority and there has been significant investment to embed our family safeguarding model, develop a new targeted youth support service, and we are growing a best in class social work academy.

We believe Oxfordshire is the best place in the country for someone to develop their career as a children’s social care leader and future DCS. Working with a wide range of partners including schools, health, and voluntary sector colleagues, you will enhance your system leadership skills and help make the case for early help. Come and build on a solid foundation and lead a supportive culture of excellence that delivers an outstanding service to the children of Oxfordshire.

For an informal discussion about the role, please contact: Greg Hayes (07423 243415) or Anita Denton (07725 554802) at Tile Hill for a confidential conversation to learn more about the opportunity.

Closing Date for Applications: 26th June at midnight

To Apply
Please submit an up-to-date copy of your CV, along with a supporting statement (four sides of A4 maximum) addressing the criteria set out in the role profile and using examples to demonstrate how you meet the essential requirements.

Documents should be uploaded via the Tile Hill website, please include and upload the below information in two documents only.
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Applications should include:

  • Full contact details;

  • Names, positions, organisations and contact details for two referees (we will ask your permission before contacting referees);

  • Notification of any dates when you are not available (or where you may have difficulty with the timetable outlined below);

  • Current salary package.

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