Head of Region (Midlands)

£58,000 + competitive pension
13 Mar 2018
20 Mar 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

The Head of Region is responsible for all aspects of programme organisation and delivery in the Midlands, as set out in the job pack attached. The Head of Region is a vital and senior position in this pioneering charity. The individual will bring their social work practice and relationship management expertise to the implementation and further development of the programme in the Midlands. The successful candidate will report into the Delivery Director, and work closely with the other Head of Regions across the organisation.

This is a unique opportunity to take up a leadership role in a charity that develops social workers to transform the lives of vulnerable children and families. The position offers the opportunity to build and manage relationships with a wide range of partners and help shape the future direction of the charity.

The Head of Region will lead and manage the regional team of Practice Tutors and a Relationship Development Manager by setting expectations, supporting and inspiring them to deliver the organisation’s strategic objectives and mission, and ensuring high academic standards within the Midlands team.

This role involves building and managing partnerships with a number of local authority partners by working with them to ensure all preparations and arrangements are in place to ensure an enabling and supportive culture, which allows for the provision of an excellent practice learning experience.

The Head of Region will be responsible for setting a cohort culture with high expectations, strong support and commitment to the mission amongst participants. In addition, the Head of Region is responsible for the effective resolution of any serious issues arising in respect of specific participants. This will include the effective operation of a Fitness to Practice Panel and a Safeguarding Panel.