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Head of Practice

I am currently recruiting for a Head of Practice for a national children's charity.    
This high-profile role is to ensure high quality provision, with good outcomes, and a positive impact for service users.    
You will be responsible for ensuring the children's workforce have the right knowledge, skills, support and development, to fulfil the function of Professional Lead for existing, innovative and future service delivery and to ensure regulator, inspectorate, and contract (commissioner or grant giver) compliance.    
You will be educated to degree level or equivalent with an accredited professional qualification (Level 6) in a directly relevant field (i.e. Social Care, Education, Health, registered with HCPC.    
NCTL) with evidence of management development and/or training in the form of a recognised management qualification (Level 5).    
Main duties & Responsibilities:    
Act as an effective ambassador and advocate with external organisations.    
To provide routine and ad hoc reports to line manager, CEO, Trustees on performance and    
risks.    
To manage through balancing both support and challenge middle managers      
To adopt a proportionate approach to supervision and management of middle managers    
which holds them to account for performance and respects the need for semi-autonomous    
working      
To oversee significant change programmes in respect of contract mobilisations, project starts    
ups, transfers out, and closures, ensuring they are managed sensitively and effectively managing resources    
To ensure the children's workforce have the right knowledge, skills, support and    
development.    
To ensure regulator, inspectorate, and contract (commissioner or grant giver) compliance.    
Through the use of management and financial information (e.g. statistics, audit, complaints,    
accounts) to deploy resources promptly (judged on levels of risk) to intervene, achieve    
improvement and ensure they stick (for individuals, teams, and areas).    
To play an active part towards ensuring income generation (ideas, scoping, writing,    
presenting).    
The ideal candidate will be social work qualified with substantial operational / practice management experience and experience at second line manager level with experience in charities.      
If you have the above qualifications, skills and experience please apply online or contact Sekai today!   

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