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Programme Lead - Social Care

National Children's Bureau
London, Greater London (Hybrid)
£51,478 per annum
Full-time or part-time
Job description

Social Care Programme Lead
Advertising Reference:
Location: Mentmore Terrace, London Fields. NCB promotes a hybrid, flexible way of working, staff can work remotely for part of the week if they wish and , in the office, or face to face for at least 2 days per week. Candidates must be flexible on days worked and may be required to do more than 2 days a week in the office from time to time.
Contract: Permanent
Hours: Full time, 1.0 FTE (Open to part time)
Salary: £51,478 per annum
Generous benefits package includes: 30 days annual leave, plus Bank holidays and 3 days of Christmas closure

For 60 years the National Children’s Bureau (NCB) has been building a better childhood for all.

This role will support and develop the work of the National Children’s Bureau (NCB) and the Council for Disabled Children (CDC) in relation to social care. Contributing to improvement in frontline practice and outcomes for children and young people, with a particular focus on young people in care and care leavers including young people in foster care or supported accommodation.

This is an exciting opportunity to manage the delivery of key elements of NCB’s social care contracts with external agencies and to increase the capacity of NCB, fulfilling current contractual obligations including practice improvement programmes in relation to Foster Care and Youth Offending, as well as seeking new opportunities in relation to social care policy and practice.

Closing Date: 8am on Wednesday 29th November 2023
Please note
assessment and interviews to be conducted on 7th December 2023.


If you would like to find out more, please click the apply button. You will be directed to our website to complete your application for this position.

NCB is an equal opportunities employer, and we particularly welcome applications from Black, Asian and minority ethnic candidates, LGBTQ+ candidates, and candidates with disabilities, and male candidates, as we would like to increase the representation of these groups at NCB. We strive for our workforce to be representative of the communities that we serve and we know that greater diversity will lead to even greater results for children.

Please quote the job title and reference number in your application. CVs will not be accepted. Please note that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

No agencies please.

Posted on: 03 November 2023
Closed date: 29 November 2023 at 23:59
Job ref: 164529_NC
Tags: Social Care/Development, Project Management