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Head of Children's Performance and Systems

  • Employer: Liverpool City Council
  • Reference: LCC04472
  • Published: Tue 19/03/2024, 15:20 PM
  • Closing on: Mon 08/04/2024, 23:59 PM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: 35 hours per week
  • Salary: £74,019 - £79,334
  • DBS Check: Enhanced
  • Location: Cunard Building, Merseyside

Liverpool Children and Young People Services have high ambitions and are on track on their improvement journey to become outstanding. We have an inspirational senior leadership team with a fresh vision, dedicated to driving practice forward in all service areas. It’s a really exciting time to join us and be part of that change and shape the future.

We want to recruit an experienced Head of Service Performance and Systems to join our leadership team to drive, motivate, support and inspire our workforce. You will report to the Director for Practice Improvement and Development and work with the Heads of Service for QA and Improvement, Workforce Development and Learning, Operational Development and Safeguarding partnerships to create a strong system to enable good practice to flourish.

You will have the drive and passion to deliver excellent services and improve practice quality and standards, to ensure a positive difference and brighter future for our children and young people and their families/carers.

The role

  • Through your expertise in performance and systems you will drive the provision of clear accurate and translatable performance information and data, turning insight into knowledge so that everyone at all levels within the organisation can clearly understand and know how management information drives continuous performance and practice improvement.
  • You will provide clear leadership and strategic direction and oversight of information assurance, setting high-level strategy and policy, to ensure stakeholder confidence that risk to the integrity of information in storage and transit is managed pragmatically, appropriately and in a cost-effective manner.
  • You will promote strong multi-agency partnership working to ensure effective information sharing and joint working, you will be experienced in being able to robustly challenge and support internally and externally to ensure compliance with procedures, policy, and good practice.
  • You will take a major role in external inspection preparation and delivery of identified objectives and have the ability to confidently influence and negotiate your creative and innovative solutions at a senior level.

Why Liverpool?

We are proud of our world-famous thriving city with it’s rich performance information and culture, as well as affordable housing, good schools, beautiful green spaces – there’s really something for everyone!

Our offer to you includes an attractive package;

  • 35 hour working week with hybrid working model a minimum of 3 days per week in the office
  • 31 days annual leave (plus bank holidays), rising to 35 days
  • Very competitive salary, highest in our region
  • Regular high-quality supervision
  • Travel Pass Scheme
  • Cycle2Work Scheme
  • Car Lease Scheme
  • 20% Discounted Lifestyles Membership
  • Family friendly policies including enhanced Maternity, Adoption and Paternity
  • Attractive Local Government Pension scheme
  • Additional Leave purchase option
  • High quality learning and development opportunities
  • 5 days Employee Volunteering Scheme
  • Medicash – discounts off Dental Bills, Optical Care

Jenny Turnross, our Corporate Director warmly invites your application;

‘This is a really exciting time to join us in our improvement journey, we are truly committed to be the best Children’s Services and employer of choice, so come and join us and be part of our forward and innovative vision for our children and young people’

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  • Job Desc / Person Spec
  • Employer: Liverpool City Council
  • Reference: LCC04472
  • Published: Tue 19/03/2024, 15:20 PM
  • Closing on: Mon 08/04/2024, 23:59 PM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: 35 hours per week
  • Salary: £74,019 - £79,334
  • DBS Check: Enhanced
  • Location: Cunard Building, Merseyside

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