Corporate Director – Children, Young People and Education role details

Influence change, improve lives

Kent is a large, influential and ambitious county. Our top team works closely with our Leader Councillor Carter, Cabinet members and director colleagues to deliver good services and outcomes for the people of Kent, achieve organisational effectiveness, make best use of resources and enhance our reputation as an agent of change.  We are moving to a new structure which will enable us to deal with current and future agendas including a sharper focus on prevention, and early help as well as greater integration and partnership working.

The Children, Young People and Education Directorate

This newly-formed directorate combines the responsibilities and expertise of Specialist Children’s Services, Education, Early Help and Prevention. As the statutory Director of Children’s Services you will ensure that all services work together with partners including schools, to deliver the vision set out in the Children and Young People’s Services Integration Programme – enabling every child and young person in Kent to get the best start in life.

We are open as to your background, experience and sector but will look for an outstanding track record of success in service delivery, strong change management skills and inspirational leadership.

For further information call our recruitment consultants at Penna – Maggie Hennessy 07877 004648, Yvonne Skingle 07817 418039, Roger Russell 07710 701570 or email jodie.lloyd@penna.com to request an information pack.

Closing date for applications is 31 March 2017.