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Assistant Director - Children's Services - Thematic Programmes

Assistant Director - Children's Services - Thematic Programmes

Our client is a leading Children's charity and due to a restructure, they have an exciting opportunity for 3 Assistant Directors (Thematic Programmes) focussing on achieving better outcomes for London's most vulnerable children and will lead the Safer Childhoods, Stronger Families and Positive Futures strategies.

Assistant Director - Safer Childhood (Residential)

You will use your experience leading services in a children's or edge of care residential setting and safe guarding knowledge to lead the Safer Childhood project to support children who have been subject to or at risk of sexual abuse.

For this role we are seeking applicants with a social work qualification.

Assistant Director - Stronger Families

You will use your specialist knowledge in early support and intervention to build stronger families across London. This will include family and / or parent support , early years provision (such as children's centres or family hubs) with the aim of helping families become more resilient and supported.

Key experience will include:

  • Experience in evidence based practice, family hubs or social care
  • Experience of a variety of early intervention techniques
  • A degree or professional qualification in a relevant subject (such as psychology or sociology with a background in behavioural cognitive development, social care, early years and childhood)

Assistant Director - Positive Futures

Young people deserve to have the best chances in life and this project offers services for young people adjusting to huge changes in their lives , when leaving care and those looking for work or training to build skills and confidence in order to reach their potential. This service also reaches out to young people passing through the youth justice system.

Key experience will include:

  • A good understanding of young people and the challenges they face and the vulnerabilities they may experience.
  • A degree or professional qualification in a relevant subject (such as Psychology, Sociology, Youth Work, Social Care)

For more information please email indicating which role you are interested in.