Peninsula and Islands (Devon, Cornwall, Plymouth, Torbay, Channel Islands)
We have an exciting opportunity for an experienced Children's Services leader to help shape and support our regional strategy. We are looking for an individual who is willing to get fully involved in supporting staff to deliver our current services and growth opportunities alongside playing an intrinsic part within the regional Senior Management Team to deliver an ambitious development programme to enable us to work with even more children and young people over the coming years. We are looking for someone with great interpersonal skills combined with excellent leadership and management capacity , with a passion to improve the lives of our most vulnerable children and young people - is this you?
You will be based and working in our Peninsula locality , where we are a key stakeholder and have a strong history.
At Barnardo's, our purpose is to transform the lives of the UK's most vulnerable children and our vision is to realise Thomas Barnardo's dream of a world where no child is turned away from the help that they need. We believe in children - no matter who they are, what they have done or what they have been through. Please read about our basis and values following the link below. You will be asked questions relating to them as part of the recruitment process for this role.
Our basis and values
Barnardo's is committed to having a diverse and inclusive workforce for staff and volunteers . We actively encourage applications from disabled, Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic and male candidates as they are under-represented within Barnardo's.
We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and we expect all staff and volunteers to share in this commitment . Our safer recruitment processes mean that the safety and welfare of the child is paramount at every stage of the process and therefore, we adopt rigorous scrutiny in our pre-employment checking. This post is subject to a range of pre-employment checks including a Criminal Records Enhanced Disclosure for the successful candidate.
When completing your application please refer to your skills knowledge and experience in relation to the Person Specification , Job Description and Additional Information document. This should be done with an understanding of the context of the service described.
For further information and to apply, please click on the apply button to be redirected to our website.
Closing date: 29 th April 2019.
Barnardo's Registered Charity Nos 216250 and SC037605.