Applications are invited from Children’s Services Assistant Director/Head of ServiceThe Family Justice Council is an interdisciplinary advisory body whose members are drawn from a cross-section of those who work, use or have an interest in the family justice system. They include judges, lawyers, doctors, social workers, academics and civil servants. The Council monitors the effectiveness of the Family Justice System, advising on reforms necessary for improvement and promoting an interdisciplinary approach to family justice in England and Wales. The Council is chaired by the President of the Family Division.
A vacancy has arisen on the Family Justice Council for a Children’s Services Assistant Director/Head of Service. You will have substantial experience in the field of local authority children’s services, with particular emphasis on child protection work. You will be able to produce evidence of working, through interdisciplinary consensus, to deliver timely and improved outcomes for families and children who are involved with the family justice system. You will have experience as a successful team player with contribution at a strategic level and be able to prepare for and attend meetings of the Family Justice Council.