Assistant Director - Social Care

Closing date: 8AM Monday 27th November 2023

Advertising Reference: 2354
Position Title: Assistant Director - Social Care 
Mentmore Terrace, London Fields. 
NCB promotes a hybrid, flexible way of working, staff can work remotely for part of the week if they wish and , in the office, or face to face for at least 2 days per week.
Status: Permanent 
Salary: £61,232 
with generous benefits package including 30 days annual leave plus Bank holidays and 3 days of Christmas closure. 

For 60 years the National Children’s Bureau (NCB) has been building a better childhood for all.

This role will lead and develop the work of the National Children’s Bureau (NCB) and the Council for Disabled Children (CDC) in relation to social care. Contributing to improvement in frontline practice and outcomes for children and young people, with a particular focus on disabled children and those with SEN, young people in care and care leavers.

This is an exciting opportunity to oversee the delivery of NCB’s social care contracts with external agencies and to increase the capacity of NCB, fulfilling current contractual obligations including practice improvement programmes in relation to Foster Care, Supported Accommodation and SEND, as well as seeking new opportunities in relation to social care policy and practice.

To apply for this position, please complete and return a completed Application Form and Equal Opportunities Form by email to [email protected]. Applications close at 08:00am on 27th November 2023.

Please quote the job title and reference number in your application. CVs will not be accepted.

Interviews to be conducted on 5th and 6th December 2023. Please note that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

NCB is an equal opportunities employer and we particularly welcome applications from Black, Asian and minority ethnic candidates, LGBTQ+ candidates, candidates with disabilities, and male candidates, as we would like to increase the representation of these groups at NCB. We strive for our workforce to be representative of the communities that we serve and we know that greater diversity will lead to even greater results for children.