Director of Children’s Care job in Middlesbrough

Director of Children’s Care

  • Employer - Middlesbrough Council
  • Reference number -
  • Sector - Public - local government
  • Department - Children's Care
  • Location: - Middlesbrough
  • Salary - £86,603 - £92,016
  • Duration - Permanent
  • Hours - Full time
  • Closing date - Wednesday, 12 August 2020

Job Description

Middlesbrough is a fantastic place, proud of our heritage and ambitious enough to forge a new future that delivers significant Physical and Social Regeneration improvements.

We have a strong values based culture which empowers senior leaders to deliver change, create and deliver meaningful plans, and make a real difference to the lives of residents.

We are looking for an exceptional individual with the experience, knowledge and tenacity to help us deliver on our improvement journey.

Leading the Children’s Care directorate, encompassing Early Help, Assessment and Care Planning, Safeguarding and Looked After Children you will have the drive to lead and manage a diverse group of staff and work with our partners to help us deliver our improvement plan. 

The successful applicant will be an excellent people manager, be able to establish a strong performance culture and ensure rigorous financial monitoring and control.

You will be part of a strong supportive Corporate Leadership Team in an authority that is going places.


If you would like to discuss this role please email Sue Butcher, Director of Children’s Services ( to arrange a suitable time.

Closing date: Wednesday 12th August 2020

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