Executive Recruitment

Appointment of Senior Assistant Director, Children’s Safeguarding & Social Care

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Dear Candidate

Thank you for your interest in the position of Senior Assistant Director, Children’s Safeguarding & Social Care, at the Royal Borough of Greenwich. 

The current postholder is retiring, after delivering effective services and driving up standards across Safeguarding and Social Care.  Ofsted judged Greenwich as Good in its recent inspection of its arrangements for children in need of help and protection, children looked after and care leavers.

The Local authority and partners work in a strong and effective partnership and are committed to the very best health and educational outcomes for all children and families. There is good educational achievement through our schools and a range of services to support our most vulnerable families and young people including our SEND and behaviour work, Early Help provision and Youth Offending Service.  We have also been successful in a DfE Innovation bid that aims to have significant impact on practice particularly relating to domestic abuse. 

We are determined to build on our success and are looking for an outstanding individual who will continue to work closely with the Director and her leadership team and Lead Members to deliver in line with identified priorities, inspire the workforce, engage our partners and maintain standards in a challenging economic climate.  

To succeed in this role you will be committed to family based, practice led leadership, have a track record of significant and sustained impact on the successful delivery of children’s safeguarding and social care and achieved wider positive outcomes for children and young people in education, health and wellbeing.  If you have the drive and ambition to lead Children's Social Care which is focused on outcomes and prides itself on exceeding expectations, and want to play a key part in the life of a high profile, innovative, well managed and well run Authority then I would very much like to hear from you.

Thank you again for your interest in this role.  This is an exciting time to join Royal Greenwich and I hope you will take this opportunity to submit an application. 

Yours Sincerely

Florence Kroll

Director of Children’s Services
Royal Borough of Greenwich 
 

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