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Head of Children’s Services and Safeguarding

Are you a proven leader committed to improving the lives of children and young people? Are you ready to take a leading role within an innovative and inspiring local authority?


In Monmouthshire we have a great track record of improving outcomes for children, young people and families. We are now looking for a compassionate and values-driven leader who can continue to drive practice led improvement and transformation across Children’s Services. We have a confident and stable staff team, strong political and senior management support and a passion for delivering a great quality service.

We need someone who will:

  • Ensure the voice of children, young people and families is at the heart of everything we do
  • Focus on practice and improving outcomes
  • Continue to develop a skilled and dynamic workforce
  • Build and sustain strong partnerships
  • Advocate for the power of early intervention and prevention
  • Collaborate with others to design and develop new service models
  • Collaborate with others to shape and commission high quality services


Corporate Plan Annual Report 2020/21

SCH Directors Report 2019/20

SCH Directors Report 2020/21


Post ID: SCS001

Grade: Chief Officer BAND B (Points 1 – 4), £73,412 – £77,083 per annum

Hours: 37 per week

Location: County Hall, Usk

Closing Date: 02/12/2021 5:00 pm

Temporary: Permanent

DBS Check: An Enhanced Adults and Children’s Disclosure & Barring Service Check is required for this role