Interim Strategic Lead – CP/CIN & SG

Tempest QSW



Strategic Leader – Child Protection, Children in Need and Safeguarding

Responsible to Assistant Director of Children’s Social Care

Day rate negotiable DOE


  • Other Strategic Leaders and senior managers in Adults and Children’s services and Public Health
  • Senior Corporate Officers in the Council
  • Regional Colleagues
  • Trade Unions
  • Members
  • Senior Management Teams within the Council and Health Partners – especially Thurrock CCG
  • Police
  • Voluntary and Community Sector partners


  • To provide strategic leadership to Children’s Social Care and deputise for the Assistant Director of Children’s Social Care.
  • To lead the service for CIN, Child Protection and Safeguarding.
  • To ensure children are safeguarded, there are good plans in place for children and outcomes for children are excellent.
  • To lead and manage significant budgets across the service.
  • To work closely with the senior leadership team and Assistant Director within Children’s Services to support the transformation agenda.
  • To play a full, pro-active and innovative part in the management and development of the Directorate.
  • Represent the Directorate at all relevant health and partner strategic meetings.
  • To promote the Council in regional and national forums.
  • To provide programme management of significant aspects of the transformation of Children’s Services and contribute to the development of a ‘whole system approach’ working in close partnership with other departments and agencies.


For more information on this role or to discuss roles like this please contact Charlotte Newton on 02036513181

Job Information

  • Role: Interim Strategic Lead - CP/CIN & SG
  • Role Type: Child Services
  • Region: London
  • Location: Thurrock
  • Phase: Children Long Term Team
  • Hours: Contract
  • Status: Open
  • IR35 Status: Inside IR35
  • Reference: TR012106

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