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Transformation Lead - Children's Services

  • Location:

    Kensington

  • Sector:

    Social Work

  • Job type:

    Full-time

  • Salary:

    £200 per day

  • Contact:

    Jack Fellows

  • Contact email:

    jfellows@aktonrecruitment.com

  • Contact phone:

    0161 233 0034

  • Job ref:

    JF-9

  • Published:

    4 months ago

  • Duration:

    3 Months

  • Expiry date:

    16 Jul 00:00

  • Startdate:

    2019-06-17

Transformation Lead Required to work as part of children's services based in Kensington.

Role 

  • Challenge the status quo and drive transformation, innovation and improvement.
  • Drive and deliver service led change across the department through programme and project management.
  • Use performance information, business intelligence and customer insight to improve services.
  • Keep the Children’s Services “engine” running (through, for example; business planning, managing and developing partnerships, developing the workforce, responding to FOIs/Member and MP enquiries).
  • Develop, implement and review Strategies to ensure placement sufficiency for children in care, care leavers and children with special educational needs (SEN)
  • Provide liaison function across a range of functions that report into the corporate centre including Finance and ICT
  • Requirements 
  • Work in a small team serving 3 councils (Kensington and Chelsea, Westminster, Hammersmith and Fulham) sourcing private and voluntary placements for children 0 – 25 in a range of settings including Foster care, Residential children homes, Residential Schools and Semi-Independence units
Requirements 
  •  Experience of successfully leading transformation and/or service improvement programmes within large complex organisations (preferably children’s or adult’s services – role dependent) to deliver tangible outcomes
  • Demonstrable record of driving through efficiency savings as a result of more effective service design, whilst maintaining strong service outcomes
  • Able to quality assure placement types and ensure value for money 

Contract 
  • Locum Contract 
  • 3 Months+ Ongoing 
  • 36 hours per week 
  • £200 per day 

If interested please call Jack on 01772 428186 or email jack.f.a4lm8bju4i6@aktonrecruitment.aptrack.co 
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