Head of Service – Early Help and Prevention

Head of Service – Early Help and Prevention – Haringey, North London – Up to £73,900

Social Personnel are delighted to be assisting with the permanent recruitment of a Head of Early Help and Prevention for Haringey.

About the Role:

To ensure the effective planning and delivery of the highest quality Early Help and Preventative Services.  The role will require the maintenance of effective multi agency partnerships, and the targeting of resources and services to achieve successful prevention and early intervention, enabling communities and partners to develop the skills and competencies to work in effective and cohesive partnership with the Council Responsibilities include the following services:

–                 Early Help

–                 Children’s Centres

–                 Youth Services

–                 Troubled Families

About You:

  • Significant experience developing and sustaining effective multi-agency and partnerships
  • Ability to work innovatively and use new thinking to evidence the impact of alternate approaches to recurring and emerging challenges
  • Extensive partnership experience of multi-agency work and multi-disciplinary practice, including demonstrable LSCB and Early Help experience
  • Effective leadership of teams
  • Effective management of budgets, assets, and people
  • Comprehensive experience of Ofsted inspection and regulatory requirements for statutory children’s social care services, including demonstrable experience of leading, managing and/or supporting the same, with evidence of direct responsibility for service improvement
  • A recognised qualification; (e.g. Social work, health, youth & community) or demonstrable experience of impactful leadership of Early Help/Early Intervention;
  • A leadership qualification and/or a relevant development programme(s).
  • Skills to provide reflective supervision with coaching and / or mentoring qualifications, experience and /or expertise.

If you meet the criteria for this position, please apply today and one of our Consultants will give you a call and share the full Job Description with you.   We will work with you to guide you through the recruitment process and give you the best chance of success at securing the position.   Thank you for reading and we look forward to hearing from you!


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