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Assistant Director- Children’s Services

Now is a great time to lead Nugent’s Children’s Service on our ‘journey to outstanding’; We are one of the largest social care charities in the North West and are looking for exceptional strategic individuals to work with us.

We are currently recruiting for:


Ref: 3017/CEN

Based at Central Office, Edge Lane, Liverpool      

Competitive salary and annual leave (to be advised on request)

Nugent is looking for an inspiring, motivated and innovative interim Assistant Director of Children’s Services to strategically lead our notable and very complex services for Children and Young People. We are offering a fixed term contract of up to 12 months.

As a qualified Social Worker and the Responsible Individual for our Children Services, you will have extensive experience in Social Care and substantial experience of leadership in Ofsted regulated and unionised environments (previous experience as the RI of residential children’s homes would be desirable). Your management and care qualifications, financial acumen and deep understanding of safeguarding issues will be welcomed. You will need to be very competent in the use of software packages, particularly as Nugent continues to implement electronic care records.

We are looking for a very flexible and tenacious leader, with a great sense of humour and emotional intelligence to develop the services, building capacity amongst individuals and teams.

We have high expectations for this role and in return will provide a competitive salary and terms and conditions, and a supportive work life balance.

This fixed term post will initially be for up to 12 months, a minimum of 4 days a week (to be agreed with the successful candidate) flexible working available.

For an informal chat about the position please contact Liz Jackson (Director of Operations) on 0151 261 2000.

You can download the application form and all relevant information at the bottom of this page.

Or please telephone our 24 hour recruitment line on 0151 261 2040, email: HR@nugentcare.org


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