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Executive Director – Children and Families

Executive Director – Children and Families

£135,718.00 plus hybrid working and an excellent benefit package

Are you passionate about young people having the best possible start in life?

Are you dedicated to supporting the most vulnerable children and their families?

Do you have the expertise to ensure young people achieve their full potential in their school life?

Can you inspire our skilled and committed workforce to be the very best they can? We have the ideal job for you at Redcar & Cleveland Borough Council.

We are offering the opportunity to make a real difference, while living in a part of the country with an environment, a lifestyle and a cost of living that most of the country can only dream of.

We are an ambitious, community-focused Council with a workforce who care passionately about where they live.

We would love to hear from you if you share our values and would relish the opportunity to make a real and lasting difference to thousands of people’s lives.

What we offer

We offer a great working environment where you can fulfil your talent to make a real difference to people’s lives.

You will benefit from:

  • A removal and relocation package up to £8,000
  • An executive team where a forward-thinking spirit is highly valued;
  • A salary which will provide a very high standard of living in an area where costs are low;
  • A pension which will earn you more than any private pension scheme;
  • Flexible working which will fit in with your lifestyle and childcare;
  • Opportunities to add to your skill set and further your career;
  • An excellent range of staff rewards and benefits which save you money on food shopping, electrical goods, motoring and cycling.

If this sounds attractive, we would love to hear from you.

The closing date for applications is 12 noon on 2 April 2024.

The provisional date for the first round of interviews is week commencing 15 April 2024, with second interviews provisionally taking place in week commencing April 2024.

For an informal conversation about the role, please contact our Managing Director John Sampson on 07867 905560

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John Sampson – Managing Director

Please read through the person specification for the role below and send us a supporting statement outlining how you fit the criteria, along with your CV, to Recruitment@redcar-cleveland.gov.uk

Take a look at the documents below to find out more about the Children and Families service at Redcar & Cleveland Borough Council.

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