Doncaster Children’s Services Trust

Director of Children’s Social Care Services

Salary £95,438

If you have already achieved the role of AD (or equivalent), and know what is needed to develop services and staff to attain the best possible outcomes for children then we hope you are interested in this role.

Doncaster Children’s Services Trust has achieved great things since it was established in October 2014. As well as attaining the overall Ofsted Good rating for its services in January 2018, it has since had its fostering and adoption services and two children’s homes rated as outstanding.

We are looking for a Director of Children’s Social Care who can develop and lead a culture that will win the hearts and minds of our workforce, children, young people and our partners. You will need to enthuse energy, enthusiasm and passion and be a walking example of distributed leadership.

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Posted
Application deadline 8th December 2020
Job reference REQ04116
Job location Doncaster
Hours per-week 37
Salary £95,438

Director of Children’s Social Care Services

Salary £95,438

If you have already achieved the role of AD (or equivalent), and know what is needed to develop services and staff to attain the best possible outcomes for children then we hope you are interested in this role.

Doncaster Children’s Services Trust has achieved great things since it was established in October 2014. As well as attaining the overall Ofsted Good rating for its services in January 2018, it has since had its fostering and adoption services and two children’s homes rated as outstanding.

We are looking for a Director of Children’s Social Care who can develop and lead a culture that will win the hearts and minds of our workforce, children, young people and our partners. You will need to enthuse energy, enthusiasm and passion and be a walking example of distributed leadership.

The Trust is an Arm’s Length Management Organisation, and work in very close partnership with Doncaster Metropolitan Borough Council. We are looking for someone who can be part of the broader team Doncaster aspirations at an exciting time of reforming public services, etc.

So what can we offer? As well as the usual…

  • We can offer something different to a traditional local authority setting. Our culture and ethos is purely centred on getting the right support for children, young people and families and sometimes to do that you have to break the mould. We also want to ensure our staff feel they are supported.
  • We have a fantastic workforce
  • We can offer on the job personal development that is second to none
  • We are a key strategic player as part of Team Doncaster, with great ambitions for the Borough

We can arrange an informal chat about the role with our Chief Executive James Thomas. To arrange this please contact 01302 737878.

Closing Date : Tuesday 8th December 2020 12.00 noon

Selection will be held via an Assessment Centre On: Tuesday 15th December (afternoon)

Followed by a Formal Panel Interview on: Wednesday 16th December (morning).

Please apply by sending your CV, including current salary to work@dcstrust.co.uk

Please ensure you include a covering letter confirming how you meet the person specification and experience outlined in the job description.

How to apply


Apply via email: work@dcstrust.co.uk