Head of Children’s Safeguarding

£65,000 – £72,000 per annum + Benefits

London Full time (Part-time remote working supported)

Skype / online interviews due to take place week commencing 22nd November

An opportunity for an experienced Head of Children’s Safeguarding with in a Good authority. This role will cover strategic and operational functions across:

  • Front Door/Assessment
  • MASH
  • EDT
  • Safeguarding / Child Protection
  • Court proceedings
  • Complex safeguarding hub

Reporting to the Deputy Director of Social care, you will be responsible for oversight and management 3 direct reports and team managers within their respective services.

Your duties as Head of Children’s Safeguarding:

  • Operational and strategic oversight of above outlined services for Children’s Safeguarding
  • 3 direct reports and oversight of team managers within service areas
  • High performance management across statutory services – know what Good looks like
  • Utilise data to support performance framework and deliver improvement in quality of provision/social care practice

Experience needed as Head of Children’s Safeguarding:

  • More than 2 years’ experience at a minimum at Head of Service Level across statutory functions for children’s safeguarding
  • Active registration with Social Care England
  • Strong analytical skills to managing data and reports
  • Robust understanding and management of thresholds and safeguarding practice
  • Hands on approach to management
  • Available references for most recent 2 year’s roles.


If you’re interested in discussing this opportunity in more detail or know someone who this may be of interest to, please contact me on 0117 3137110 or apply today.

(We offer a senior referral scheme upon successful placement of your recommendation so please do get in contact)


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Managing this role

James Fuglesang

Executive Consultant